All posts by Christian Buckley

CollabTalk Founder + CEO, 6-time Microsoft MVP

CollabTalk Podcast | Episode 2

In this latest episode, I sat down with Microsoft CVP over Office, SharePoint, and OneDrive, Jeff Teper, along with Dean Swann, Director of Product from UnlimitedViz and tyGraph, as we discussed the current state of the SharePoint community, as well as the shift in Microsoft's messaging around hybrid -- and specifically around hybrid SharePoint. The ...

CollabTalk Podcast | Episode 1

In this inaugural podcast, I interviewed the leadership team at 3Sharp in November 2016 while visiting their Redmond, Washington office to talk about their experiences in working with Microsoft. The team shares some insights into how they work with customers, including Microsoft (3Sharp helped Microsoft with the launch of Teams within Office 365) to tell ...

Leveraging Both Evolutionary and Revolutionary Innovation

Evolutionary innovation is all around us. Features are tweaked, navigation and administrative controls improved, and the UX upgraded. Revolutionary innovation can create entirely new ecosystems of products and services to surround and support the new paradigm. Both evolutionary and revolutionary innovation can be disruptive to your organization -- unless you have a plan...

Discussing the State of Hybrid SharePoint

With the results of the Hybrid SharePoint survey now available, with research conducted by CollabTalk and a team of graduate researchers at the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, you can expect to see a number of new articles, webinars, and whitepapers over the next several months as the sponsors dig into the ...

SharePoint Ecosystem Continues to Expand

ReleaseWire, 04/17/2017 -- CollabTalk LLC, an independent research and technical marketing services company, announced the publication of survey results and analysis of the Microsoft SharePoint ecosystem that details the growth of hybrid SharePoint and pure-cloud customer segments, with hybrid environments expanding from 32% of SharePoint environments in 2017, to 46% of environments by 2020. The CollabTalk ...

Measuring Sentiment and Engagement

Since last fall, I've been partnering with the team over at tyGraph (www.tyGraph.com) around the metrics for my monthly CollabTalk tweetjams, helping them tweak their analytics to improve upon some of the over-priced and questionable-value Twitter tools out there. They improved their measurements, which are now all that I use for my online events -- ...

The Rise of the Digital Handyman

Guest post by Treb Gatte (@tgatte) Is your organization having any luck building small, scalable solutions for specific needs without it becoming a massive IT project? Let’s look at PowerApps, Flow, and Power BI as a potential way to enable today’s version of a handyman, a digital handyman as it were. The question we must ask ...

The Organizational Impact of Groups

Ever since Microsoft debuted their Office 365 Groups, focusing initially on the conversational capability within Outlook rather than the underlying architectural changes there have been questions from the community...

Is Your User Group Still Relevant?

It’s an important question – one that user groups around the world should constantly ask themselves: Is our User Group still relevant?

What Are Your Predictions for SharePoint and Office 365 for 2017?

As we wrap up yet another year, it is time to come together as a community and share our collective thoughts about what we think will happen next