Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 is Microsoft's premier cloud productivity suite, bringing us apps we know and love including Outlook, Word Online, SharePoint Online, Yammer, OneDrive for Business, Skype for Business, Delve and more. We work with clients to create engaging digital workplace solutions on Office 365 to drive adoption of its core functionality. Discover the solutions we offer on top of Office 365 including our Unily Intranet as a Service solution here, or get in touch with our team today.

How to create a successful intranet using Office 365 webinar
How to create a successful intranet using Office 365 webinar
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Join us as we show you how to create an intranet platform which utilizes the rich functionality of the Office 365 ecosystem.
Get to Grips With Office 365 Cloud Intranet Solutions
Get to Grips With Office 365 Cloud Intranet Solutions
9 March 2017
Microsoft Office 365 is becoming an increasingly popular choice as an intranet or digital workplace platform for many organizations looking for a scalable, manageable enterprise platform. In this guide, we dig-deep into Office 365 and how it can be utilised to add value to your digital workplace. 
7 SharePoint and Office 365 innovations our crystal ball predicts for 2017
7 SharePoint and Office 365 innovations our crystal ball predicts for 2017
31 January 2017
2016 saw an awesome number of innovations from Microsoft across SharePoint and Office 365. Not only did they announce the intranet in your pocket, the first release of SharePoint 2016 and Microsoft Teams, the core products across Office 365 saw some serious facelifts and enhancements to bring them in line with the rest of the Suite.
Our top 5 Office 365 and SharePoint predictions for Ignite 2016
Our top 5 Office 365 and SharePoint predictions for Ignite 2016
16 September 2016
We’re all really excited about Microsoft Ignite happening over in Atlanta at the end of September. With big Microsoft conferences, come big product updates and announcements. In anticipation of this event, here are our 5 predictions as to what we think will be covered and announced in the SharePoint and Office 365 space.
Microsoft Ignite 2016 debrief webinar
Microsoft Ignite 2016 debrief webinar
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The Ignite Conference is Microsoft's flagship event for SharePoint, Azure, Office 365, Yammer, Skype for Business and more. Every year it promises exciting tech innovations straight from the product experts at Microsoft.
The Future of SharePoint
The Future of SharePoint
5 May 2016
On the 4th May, Microsoft made some exciting announcements around the Future of SharePoint. If you didn’t manage to catch the live stream, here’s our run down of what you need to know!​
8 reasons the BrightStarr marketing team love Office 365 Planner
8 reasons the BrightStarr marketing team love Office 365 Planner
20 April 2016
Office 365 Planner is a new experience from Microsoft which offers a simple, highly visual way to organize teamwork.
5 ways we plan to use Microsoft Office Graph
5 ways we plan to use Microsoft Office Graph
18 April 2016
Microsoft Office Graph has been discussed in the corridors and offices for Microsoft for quite a while.
Three Ways to Avoid an Office 365 Customer Success Mess
Three Ways to Avoid an Office 365 Customer Success Mess
25 February 2016
Microsoft has laid off the Customer Success Managers (CSMs) dedicated to the adoption of Office 365. What does this mean for Microsoft customers and what options exist to help them succeed with best practices and user adoption on Office 365 going forward?
What the Office 365 E5 plan means for your organization
What the Office 365 E5 plan means for your organization
4 January 2016
At the beginning of December, Microsoft announced the general availability of Office 365 E5, their most secu​​​re, innovative, and comprehensive set of collaboration, analytics, security and compliance capabilities ever. What does this mean for your organization?
Plotting the way to intelligent tech with the Microsoft Graph
Plotting the way to intelligent tech with the Microsoft Graph
23 November 2015
As Microsoft announce the public release of Microsoft Graph, what does it mean for your enterprise solutions?
Speaking at SharePoint Saturday Netherlands 2015
Speaking at SharePoint Saturday Netherlands 2015
1 June 2015
I'm really excited to be speaking at this years' SharePoint Saturday Netherlands on June 6th 2015. As always there’s a great line-up and the full schedule can be viewed here.
Migrating from SharePoint on-premises to SharePoint Online on Office 365
Migrating from SharePoint on-premises to SharePoint Online on Office 365
19 March 2015
Having helped numerous organizations make the transition from SharePoint on-premises to SharePoint Online on Office 365, we know that this is no small task. It is a process that takes a lot of preparation and a strong understanding of both what a business wants to achieve and the underlying technologies.
BrightStarr presents Unily cloud Intranet at Microsoft CIO Summit
BrightStarr presents Unily cloud Intranet at Microsoft CIO Summit
5 March 2015
Last week Microsoft hosted their invite only North America CIO Summit where BrightStarr was invited to present to attendees on the new cutting edge cloud Intranet solution Unily.
The latest Microsoft acquisition supports their new, more open approach
The latest Microsoft acquisition supports their new, more open approach
5 February 2015
So Microsoft is acquiring Sunrise for over $100 Million – another front end acquisition!
Will Office 365 Change Vendor Focus?
Will Office 365 Change Vendor Focus?
22 October 2014
Here at BrightStarr we are embracing the change that Office 365 is bringing to the enterprise technology space and we can't wait to see all the great things that are coming next.
New Outlok Web App Feature to Celebrate Just Before Independence Day
New Outlok Web App Feature to Celebrate Just Before Independence Day
3 July 2014
Microsoft has introduced its latest features to Outlook email client for enhanced document collaboration. You can now edit a document straight from Outlook Web App, and attach this edited document to an email response in just a few simple clicks! Here is the breakdown.
Webinar Recording - Cloud Potential with Office 365
Webinar Recording - Cloud Potential with Office 365
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Due to the success of our latest UK ​seminar on Cloud technology and Office 365, we’ve decided to take this topic global with our latest 60 minute webinar.
Real Time Editing Comes to Office Web Apps
Real Time Editing Comes to Office Web Apps
19 December 2013
Microsoft has constantly improved the apps over the years, most recently adding real time collaboration and editing.
Office 365 - The Importance of Good Planning and Oversight
Office 365 - The Importance of Good Planning and Oversight
9 December 2013
Crawl times tend to vary, from day to day as well as across subscription plans and in a case I read about described took a particularly long to rerun. The instance described in the blog post saw content taking over 24 hrs to re-index. This is quite big increase from what many SharePoint administrators would expect to see on locally hosted 'on premise' solutions, which would typically re-crawl content every 15 or 30 minutes. So what is going on?
5 Office 365 features for users on the move
5 Office 365 features for users on the move
11 June 2013
More and more people now use mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, to access the Internet. With that in mind, let us look at 5 features of Office 365 designed with mobile use in mind.