Category Archives: Office 365

[O365ForAll : Arabic Video] Office 365 Lync Online External Communication

Office 365 Lync Online can help individuals within an organization to effectively communicate and collaborate. It can also let people add Lync or Skype users outside their organization to their list of Lync contacts. This could be partners, suppliers or even family members. Watch this video to learn more.

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328-1Presenter : Ayman El-Hattab, MVP
Publisher : O365ForAll.com
Language : Arabic

For the English version of the video, please click here.
For more Office 365 Videos, please check http://www.O365ForAll.com

[SharePoint4MEA : Arabic Video] Windows PowerShell for Office 365 SharePoint Online

This is a quick note to let you know that I’ve just published a new video to SharePoint4MEA YouTube channel.

Today’s video is about Managing Office 365 SharePoint Online through the SharePoint Online PowerShell Management Shell. You can watch the video from here.

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For more about the PowerShell Module, you can check the following articles :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161362.aspx

http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/sharepoint-help/introduction-to-the-sharepoint-online-management-shell-HA102915057.aspx

[UAE SharePoint User Group] New session : Java Script Object Model

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SharePoint 2013 – JavaScript Object Model

You are invited to attend a free session on JavaScript Object Model for SharePoint 2013 provided by UAE SharePoint User GroupThis session will build up your skills to a point where you can start developing client side applications against SharePoint.

Session Description:
JavaScript is becoming the new de-facto standard for developing solutions on top of SharePoint, thanks to the new App model!
This session will cover the fundamental use of the SharePoint 2013 JavaScript Object Model (JSOM), explain how JSOM has evolved in SharePoint 2013, and highlight many of JSOM new features.

Agenda:

  • Introduction to CSOM
  • How CSOM works
  • CSOM Advantages
  • Read list data and query
  • Add/Update & Delete list Items

Speakers : Ahmad Al-Najjar (SharePoint Architect) & Iman Al-Maskari (Senior SharePoint Developer)

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00PM
Date: 18th Dec 2013
LocationUAE – Abu Dhabi, Tourist Club area, Al Khawarizmi International College, Room 603 (Map)

Don’t miss this great learning and networking opportunity!

UAE SharePoint User Group (UAESPUG)

UAE SharePoint User Group is a community group that has been established by a group of industry pioneers to help SharePoint users in the United Arab Emirates develop their skills and knowledge in this technology.

For more information and upcoming events visit:
www.uaesharepoint.org

 

Announcing SharePoint4MEA YouTube Channel

It is with great excitement that we officially announce the launch of the official YouTube channel of SharePoint4MEA – http://www.youtube.com/SharePoint4MEA

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To kick off our channel, we have teamed up with some of the top notch SharePoint & Office 365 SharePoint Online experts in the region to record & publish 16 Arabic videos (This is around 4 hours of original content) to cover a wide range of hot SharePoint topics for both SharePoint Server & SharePoint Online. This is just the start but our aim is to include more content in the different languages spoken across the Middle East & Africa very soon.

Published Videos:

Series
Video Title
Technology
Speaker
Language
SharePoint Server 2013 Administration Course
1. Preparing for SharePoint Server 2013 Installation
SharePoint Server 2013 (On-Premises)
Ahmed Said Moussa
Arabic
SharePoint Server 2013 Administration Course
2. Installing SharePoint Server 2013
SharePoint Server 2013 (On-Premises)
Ahmed Said Moussa
Arabic
Web Content Management in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365
Web Content Management in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 – Content Authoring
SharePoint Server 2013 (On-Premises) / Office 365
Marwan Tarek & Ayman El-Hattab
Arabic
Web Content Management in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365
Web Content Management in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 – Content Publishing
SharePoint Server 2013 (On-Premises) / Office 365
Marwan Tarek & Ayman El-Hattab
Arabic
Web Content Management in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365
Web Content Management in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 – User Experience
SharePoint Server 2013 (On-Premises) / Office 365
Marwan Tarek & Ayman El-Hattab
Arabic
Implementing Highly Available SharePoint Farms on Windows Azure IaaS
1. Intro: Implementing Highly Available SharePoint Farms on Windows Azure IaaS
SharePoint Server 2013 (Hosted)
Mahmoud Hamed
Arabic
Implementing Highly Available SharePoint Farms on Windows Azure IaaS
2. Configuring Windows Azure Portal to Deploy SharePoint Farms
SharePoint Server 2013 (Hosted)
Mahmoud Hamed
Arabic
Implementing Highly Available SharePoint Farms on Windows Azure IaaS
3. Installing Active Directory with High Availability on Windows Azure
SharePoint Server 2013 (Hosted)
Mahmoud Hamed
Arabic
Implementing Highly Available SharePoint Farms on Windows Azure IaaS
4. Installing SQL Server with High Availability on Windows Azure – Part 1
SharePoint Server 2013 (Hosted)
Mahmoud Hamed
Arabic
Implementing Highly Available SharePoint Farms on Windows Azure IaaS
5. Installing SQL Server with High Availability on Windows Azure – Part 2
SharePoint Server 2013 (Hosted)
Mahmoud Hamed
Arabic
Implementing Highly Available SharePoint Farms on Windows Azure IaaS
6. Installing SharePoint 2013 with High Availability on Windows Azure – Part 1
SharePoint Server 2013 (Hosted)
Mahmoud Hamed
Arabic
Implementing Highly Available SharePoint Farms on Windows Azure IaaS
7. Installing SharePoint 2013 with High Availability on Windows Azure – Part 2
SharePoint Server 2013 (Hosted)
Mahmoud Hamed
Arabic
Implementing Highly Available SharePoint Farms on Windows Azure IaaS
8. Configuring SQL Server Availability Group for SharePoint on Windows Azure
SharePoint Server 2013 (Hosted)
Mahmoud Hamed
Arabic
Miscellaneous
Successful Migration to SharePoint 2013
SharePoint Server 2013 / Office 365
Ayman El-Hattab
Arabic
Miscellaneous
SharePoint 2013 Data View Web Part
SharePoint Server 2013 / Office 365
Ahmed Said Moussa
Arabic
Miscellaneous
Custom Tiles in SharePoint 2013
SharePoint Server 2013 / Office 365
Ahmed Said Moussa
Arabic

So, What is SharePoint4MEA Community?

Founded by two SharePoint MVPs (Ayman El-Hattab & Marwan Tarek), SharePoint4MEA is an educational community for anyone who works with SharePoint Server & Office 365 SharePoint Online in the Middle East & Africa. Our mission is to enable the SharePoint professionals across the Middle East & Africa to share their expertise with their fellow SharePoint business users, developers, architects and IT Pros via a wide range of educational formats & channels (videos, articles, online or offline events).

What about the website?

We are currently busy finalizing the community website (www.sharepoint4mea.com) and it should be ready very soon. The website will build on the wisdom of the crowd and the viral effect of the new social media channels for content provisioning and sharing.

Can I Contribute?

Sure, if you would like to contribute and be part of the community, you are most welcome. Please drop us an email (Contact@sharepoint4mea.com ) and we’ll contact you back.

Looking forward to your feedback!

[English Webinar] Office 365 Migration and Management

Many organizations are moving to cloud-based deployments such as Microsoft Office 365. While the benefits of cloud are clear, two important questions remain:

  1. How can our data be securely migrated to the cloud?
  2. How can I manage SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online?

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In this webinar, we’ll be focusing on the following topics :

  1. Migration from previous on-prem SharePoint environments or other legacy systems to Office 365 SharePoint Online
  2. Office 365 Administration
  3. Backup and restore for both SharePoint Online and Exchange Online
  4. SharePoint Apps

Date/Time: Tuesday, 17 December, 14.00 : 15.00  (Dubai Time)
Presenter : Ayman El-Hattab [MVP]

Register Now

[Arabic Webinar] Enterprise Search in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365

Date:
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Time:
6.00pm – 7.00pm (GMT +4)
Presenters:

ayman_el-hattab  Marwan Tarek
Ayman El – Hattab
Technical Services Manager, AvePoint & SharePoint MVP
Marwan Tarek
Head of Consulting EMEA, BrightStarr

In Microsoft SharePoint 2013, the platform’s search features have been significantly improved. SharePoint now offers a wide variety of exciting new features, as Microsoft has combined SharePoint search and FAST Search. Join our webinar to learn how these changes can help you maximize the benefits SharePoint has to offer.

Attendees will leave the webinar with a clear understanding of:
•    New search features available to end users
•    Enhancements in extensibility, customization, and administration
•    Recent changes made in SharePoint’s search architecture
•    Search in Office 365 SharePoint Online.

To take the first step towards successful Enterprise Search in SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365,register for this webinar today!

[Arabic Video Series] Web Content Management in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365

If you have been regularly checking my blog recently, you have most probably noticed that I’ve been sharing some Arabic videos focusing on the new features in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 related to Web Content Management that me and Marwan Tarek have recorded earlier. The sole purpose of this blog post is to roll-up all the videos in the series into one blog post for easier reference.

I’ll also be updating this article once we add new videos to the series.

Title / Link Topics
Part 1 : WCM in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 – Content Authoring
Copy from wordEmbed CodeImage RenditionsVideo RenditionsVideo ManagementSEO Properties 1
Part 2 :WCM in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 – Content Publishing
Cross-site PublishingContent Search Web PartDisplay TemplatesManaged Meta-data NavigationFriendly URLs 2
Part 3 : WCM in SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 – User Experience
SharePoint Branding (Packaging and Deployment)Design ManagerDevice ChannelsMaster PagesPage Layouts image_6_59FFFDBA

[UAE SharePoint User Group] Developing Apps for SharePoint 2013

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About the session:
SharePoint 2013 (whether On-premises or Online) provides a  flexible platform and introduces the concept of SharePoint modern development. In addition to the conventional development methods, SharePoint 2013 introduces various APIs that allow for remote customization and development thus avoiding the need of local installations.

The session will introduce different ways in which apps could be developed and how those apps could be packaged and published for others to use.

Register Now!!

Agenda:

  • Development Environment
  • The New App Model
  • Building Your First App
  • Choose the API
  • Packaging & Publishing
  • Apps for Office 365 SharePoint Online

About UAE SharePoint User Group (UAESPUG):

UAE SharePoint User Group is a community group that has been established by a group of industry pioneers to help SharePoint users in the United Arab Emirates develop their skills and knowledge in this technology.

For more information and upcoming events visit:
www.uaesharepoint.org

Register Now!!