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Asif Rehmani

SharePoint MVP, MCT and Author on all things SharePoint. Asif loves to speak, consult, train and write on SharePoint technologies.
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How to Help Employees Find the Best Ways to Use Office 365

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Mar 14, 2019 4:34:06 PM

"We didn't know we could use Office 365 this way!" We often hear this from companies we work with. It is common for people to use an inefficient process for a long period of time and, by chance, discover that there is a more efficient way of getting things done.

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Topics: SharePoint User Adoption, Blog

SharePoint Server 2019: Helping Employees Use the New Features

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Mar 5, 2019 8:45:00 AM

As you know, SharePoint Server 2019 is here. Leveraging the great foundation from the 2016 version, the updates are built to give users the modern experience already characteristic of SharePoint Online.

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Topics: SharePoint Technology, Digital Adoption, Digital Transformation

The SharePoint Conferences You Should Attend

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Mar 1, 2019 3:55:00 PM


“Which SharePoint Conference should I attend in 2019?” I get this question so many times that I thought this definitely deserves a blog post. As part of my job, I continue to visit and present at numerous conferences every year. While I don’t think that this makes me an expert at SharePoint conferences, I do have a perspective that I can share with folks who are looking to evaluate the choices out there.

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Topics: SharePoint Conferences & Events, SharePoint

It Is Time to Help Your Colleagues Move Communication Tasks from Outlook to Teams

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Feb 28, 2019 12:25:21 PM

Companies have been using Outlook way before Teams came around. Using Outlook for communication is not just a default approach for most people but a habit. This habit needs to be broken; there is a better tool for the job.

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Topics: SharePoint User Adoption, Office 365 User Adoption, Digital Adoption

One Proven Way to Make Your SharePoint IT Team Much More Productive

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Feb 6, 2019 10:03:01 AM

The benefits that come with using SharePoint are fully dependent on sustainable deep-and-wide usage of the platform. To that end, companies increase efforts to help employees master their tasks and utilize the platform to the greatest extent. Typically a help desk system is built and a dedicated user support team is appointed; to help employees master the platform, a help site is created and a training program is launched.

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption, SharePoint End User Training

How to Shorten the Period of Temporary Drop in Productivity during Office 365 Adoption

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Jan 23, 2019 4:01:30 PM

Like in any technological transformation initiative, before employees adopt new digital tools, new processes, and new working habits, a slight but temporary drop in productivity tends to occur.

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Topics: Office 365 User Adoption

3 Reasons to Incorporate an Early Adoption Program in Your Office 365 User Adoption Plan

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Jan 17, 2019 8:38:00 AM

Along with incorporating an early adoption program, the most commonly asked question is the impact it will have on the overall company-wide adoption of the platform. Planning for early adoption does contribute to success, considerably. Here are the 3 reasons why.

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption, Office 365 User Adoption, Digital Adoption

SharePoint and Office 365 Adoption: Articles That Made Me CMSwire's 2018 Contributor of The Year

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Jan 11, 2019 2:11:47 PM

Last year, 2018, at CMSwire.com, I've been named one of the contributors of the year.

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Topics: SharePoint User Adoption, Office 365 User Adoption, Blog, Digital Adoption, CMSwire

How Bloggers Can Use Office 365 to Be Productive Anytime and Anywhere

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Jan 8, 2019 8:22:00 AM

In today’s digital age, it's common to work on documents when commuting, after hours, or whatever time is most convenient. This is especially true for bloggers.

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Topics: Blog, Digital Adoption, Digital Transformation, Office 365 Collaboration

Modernize the IT Department to Achieve Sustainable Office 365 and SharePoint Adoption

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Jan 3, 2019 12:18:03 PM

For most digital workplaces, spending money on technology doesn't always lead to the desired outcome. Typically, the problem is not the digital tool itself but the lack of people using it.

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Topics: SharePoint User Adoption, Office 365 User Adoption, Digital Adoption, Digital Transformation

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