Tag Archive for: ‘Email Management in SharePoint’

Colligo’s YouTube Channel – Subscribe Now

Social media has made a huge impact on the way companies communicate with customers, prospects and other stakeholders. At Colligo, we’ve really taken social media to heart and have made it an integral part of both our culture and our communication strategy. An important component of our social media initiatives is the creation of our own Colligo Networks YouTube Channel.

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Colligo Turns 11 – SharePoint Adds 20

I’m pleased to announce that Colligo Networks turned 11 years old today! It’s been an amazing time for the company and we’ve come a long way over the past 11 years, moving from developing innovative peer-to-peer networking products to becoming the world leader in SharePoint client solutions for email and document management. So congratulations to the entire Colligo team for a great 11 years.

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2010 ARMA Conference – SharePoint 2010 and Records Management in the Spotlight

The Colligo team recently participated in another very interesting conference, this time the 2010 ARMA conference in San Francisco. The conference brings together records and information management professionals from across North America. Once again, SharePoint 2010 was very much front and center with this group. It was easy to see the importance that Microsoft is putting on the new records management functionality of SharePoint 2010, as they had a huge presence at the show, with an extremely busy booth and an always full SharePoint lab where they would walk people through the new records management capabilities of SharePoint 2010.

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Colligo Supports SharePoint Online, BPOS, & Office 365

No matter what you call it, hosted or cloud-based, <a title="sharepoint online services" href="/sharepoint-solutions/business/office-365-cloud/">SharePoint Online services</a> are becoming increasingly popular for organizations that want to take advantage of the features and capabilities of SharePoint, but don't want the overhead associated with managing an on-premise SharePoint installation. The benefits of cloud computing are many – lower hardware costs, simplified software deployment, and incredible scalability – to name a few.

With Microsoft's recent announcement of <a title="Office 365" href="/sharepoint-solutions/business/office-365-cloud/">Office 365</a> (the newest incarnation of BPOS, planned for rollout in 2011) and their renewed drive into the cloud computing market, organizations from large to small, will be looking at hosted or cloud based SharePoint as an alternative to on-premise.

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Colligo and Microsoft Share the Stage at SharePoint Palooza

Colligo and Microsoft were invited to present at the recent SharePoint Palooza conference in Seattle. The event was a great success with over 470 SharePoint professionals attending this action-packed, one day conference.

Colligo and Microsoft were asked by the conference organizers to speak (in both the Executive Summit and the regular conference track) on our recent webinar topic: How Microsoft’s Legal and Corporate Affairs Department (LCA) is Using SharePoint and Colligo for ECM and Records Management. At the Executive Summit in the morning, Sheryl Nolan, LCA’s Senior Solution Manager and I presented, while at the regular conference track later in the afternoon, I shared the stage with Nishan DeSilva, Director of Information Management & Corporate Records Compliance at Microsoft.

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Ryan Duguid: Guest blogger on Email Management in SharePoint

Many of you may have watched our recent webinar with Ryan Duguid, titled “SharePoint 2010: What’s New for Email Management?” In fact, we had a record number of registrations for the event at almost 2600, so we definitely know that email management in SharePoint 2010 is a hot topic! Not only is Ryan very busy being Microsoft’s Senior Product Manager for ECM, but he’s also a very much in-demand speaker, recently providing the keynote address at the New Zealand SharePoint Conference in Wellington.

Ryan has agreed to be a guest blogger and do series here based on the webinar. Over the next few weeks, Ryan will publish blog posts that break down the webinar into more manageable pieces, as well as provide links to the slides he used and to the specific audio portion of his presentation. You can either listen online or download the audio and listen at your convenience.

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Ryan Duguid’s Webinar Questions and Answers

Ryan Duguid, Microsoft’s Senior Product Manager for ECM, was the guest speaker at our very successful webinar on “SharePoint 2010: What’s New for Email Management?” During the webinar we received several questions from attendees, some of which Ryan was able to answer live. However, a number of questions were answered by Ryan via email after the webinar and you can read those questions and answers below.

How do we educate users on what emails need to be declared as a record?

The decision about what email should be declared as a record varies from one organization to the next depending on specific internal requirements as well as industry and government regulations. In general though, any email correspondence that is considered to be evidence of business activities and transactions would constitute a record. Two of the most prominent definitions of what constitutes a record are:

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