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Keep up-to-date with the latest Microsoft technology, Office 365 and SharePoint news, insights and advice from Content and Code and partners. The team regularly provide useful and valuable insights into SharePoint and all things Office 365.

It’s Official! Content and Code is now Content+Cloud

Leading UK technology providers come together Back in June 2020 we made the announcement that we were part of a new group brand. From today, Content and Code begins officially functioning as Content+Cloud! Content+Cloud is the integration of both Content and Code and...

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Intune Frequently Asked Questions

A Helicopter Tour of Intune, MAM, MDM and Conditional Access As an IT pro, you’re likely juggling conflicting interests, especially when it comes to end-user device management. How do you ensure that your users can work from anywhere while protecting your company’s...

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Content and Code become part of the Content+Cloud Group

Content and Code, an IT Lab company, becomes Content+Cloud When we became part of the IT Lab group back in November 2018, we brought our market-leading expertise in Office 365 and SharePoint into a successful managed services organisation, giving it the capability to...

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Modernising Desktop Management – Part 4

Cloud Endpoint Management  In the third instalment in this series, I discussed the changes in Office 365 ProPlus, including licensing, deployment, and update changes. Here, in this fourth and final part, I outline the options for Cloud-driven Endpoint management....

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Modernising Desktop Management – Part 3

Modernising Desktop Management - Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise In the second part of this series, I outlined how Windows 10 is different to its predecessors. It has introduced a new servicing model, along with a new deployment methodology, and even a new licensing...

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Microsoft Teams: Your Popular Questions

Microsoft Teams FAQs As the world’s shutters closed in the war against the coronavirus, millions of us united digitally using Microsoft Teams. In the space of a single week in March, Teams users surged from 32 million to 44 million. And across the IT Lab group, we...

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FAQs: How To Get The Best From SharePoint And OneDrive

Top Tips for Using SharePoint and OneDrive for Business File management tools like SharePoint and OneDrive exist to make our working lives simpler. But confusion over which platform to use when and how they dovetail with Microsoft Teams is common. And countless users...

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Modernising Desktop Management – Part 2

Modern Desktop Management - Windows 10 In the first part of this series, I outlined the components of the modern desktop experience: Windows 10 Office 365 ProPlus Cloud Management In this second part, I am going to provide an overview of how Windows 10 is different...

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Modernising Desktop Management – Part 1

An Introduction to Modern Desktop Management In the past few years, Microsoft has been engaging with the community, and developing their approach to, Modern Desktop Management. Many organisations are aware of some of the concepts, but are reasonably asking the...

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The Psychological Contract

An insight into the unwritten rules about your job… The Psychological Contract is the unwritten contract between employers and employees. It is the mutual expectation that both parties have of what they expect from the other. Simply put, it’s the stuff that’s not in...

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Video: BYOD issues, how can session controls help?

This video from Tristan Watkins, our Security & Networks Head of Service Architecture, looks at the problem with using personal devices in a professional environment. Is there a way in which session controls can help with security in a world where...

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SharePoint Site Migration Testing

We are frequently asked for guidance on Testing Plans for SharePoint Site Migrations, so have put together this general guidance. While the complexity and nature of migration projects vary massively, and the implications naturally vary with each use-case, we have...

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Microsoft are making Teams available for everyone

COVID-19 or Corona Viris- it’s likely that it is going to affect workforces across the UK. Following the corona virus outbreak more and more organisations are advising organisations to allow remote working. Microsoft have announced that they are going to be making...

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Cloud Migration Checklist

Are you prepared to migrate? Cloud migration can offer a faster, more reliable and scalable environment than traditional on-premises infrastructure. In fact, by 2025, Gartner predicts that 80% of enterprises will migrate entirely away from on-premises data centres....

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Pen Testing: Everything Your Business Needs To Know

Businesses of all sizes, in any industry, can benefit from taking a proactive approach to cyber security - and strengthening their defences against hackers and threats - with a Pen Test. But what is a Pen Test? Pen Testing, also known as Penetration Testing or ethical...

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Microsoft Ignite – Day 5: Latest and Greatest

My debut Ignite experience has been awesome! The scale of and breadth of what Microsoft is delivering is very exciting. The announcements in the security and compliance aspects of SharePoint and OneDrive are of high importance to Content and Code and our clients....

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Microsoft Ignite – Day Four: Year of Yammer

Yammer is no longer the ugly stepsister, she’s coming to the party and she’s looking fabulous! One of the biggest announcements this year at Ignite was not that I ate my weight in macaroni cheese, but that 2020 is going to be the ‘Year of Yammer.’ I for one could not...

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7 tips for Microsoft Teams adoption

Teams represents a new way of working. It’s a modern communications and collaboration platform. It’s a hub for channel and thread-based conversations. It supports live and streamed events. File-sharing and real-time instant chat. All of this surfaced in a single user...

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What is Microsoft Managed Desktop?

Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD) provides the best experience for users managed by Microsoft. MMD is a subscription-based service which can help to overcome business challenges such as coming away from complex Legacy systems which are making digital transformation too...

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How to apply Office 365 labels

One way of classifying documents in SharePoint is by associating them with labels. Labels help us retain, delete or not delete/edit documents in Office 365. We can have Office 365 labels for say: Documents that need to be retained for a certain amount of time e.g....

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