Office 365 for IT Pros and Microsoft Ignite 2019

The Office 365 for IT Pros author team is busy packing for the Microsoft Ignite 2019 conference in November. We’ll deliver sessions, tape podcasts, and staff booths, and come back with a ton of new information that we will incorporate into the December update for the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook.

October 2019 Updates Now Available for Office 365 for IT Pros (2020 Edition)

The October 2019 updates are now available for the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook.19 out of the 24 content chapters were updated in this cycle, proving once again that ePublishing is the only way to cover ever-changing cloud services like Office 365. Add in Azure Active Directory and other Azure services and it’s easy to see why we all swim in a sea of cloud-charged changes. Subscribers can download updated book files from Gumroad.com or Amazon, depending on the format they bought.

Practical365.com Reviews Office 365 for IT Pros

Steve Goodman of Practical365.com ran the rule over the September 2019 update of the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook and reviews what he found. He also interviewed Tony about how the book is produced and howthe chapter authors track the changes that happen all the time inside Office 365.

September Update Available for Office 365 for IT Pros (2020 Edition)

The September 2019 update for the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook is now available for subscribers to download from Gumroad.com (PDF and EPUB) and Amazon (Kindle). We updated 17 of the 24 content chapters in this release. There are many small updates dotted across the book. Office 365 keeps on changing!

August 2019 Update for Office 365 for IT Pros (2020 Edition)

The August updates for Office 365 for IT Pros (2020 Edition) are now available for download from Gumroad.com and Amazon.com. It’s been a big month for change and we updated 21 of the 24 content chapters. Printed books could never cope with this level of change – or any level of change when you think about it.

Announcing Office 365 for IT Pros (2020 Edition)

Office 365 for IT Pros (2020 Edition) is now available in PDF/EPUB and Kindle formats. This is the sixth edition of the only eBook that is continually updated to match developments in Office 365. Existing subscribers will get a very attractive offer to renew their subscription for the new edition. Those of you who have never bought Office 365 for IT Pros should do so immediately because it’s packed full of practical information.

Fifteenth Update Released for Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 Edition)

The 15th update for the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook is now available for download by subscribers. This is the last update before we switch focus to the 2020 edition, due for release on July 1, 2019. We didn’t make many changes in this update because we’re busy writing for the 2020 edition, but the changes we did make are important and we’d like people to download and use the updated files.

Office 365 for IT Pros (2020 Edition) is Coming

The Office 365 for IT Pros eBook writing team will soon launch the 2020 edition of the only book that is continuously updated to keep track of developments inside Office 365. Existing subscribers will be able to upgrade to the new edition for $14.95, and anyone who buys a full-price copy in May or June 2019 will receive a free upgrade to the 2020 edition thanks to sponsorship from Quadrotech.

May 2019 Update Available for Office 365 for IT Pros eBook

The writing team has released update 14 for the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook. Fifteen out of twenty-four chapters are updated, so the new files should be downloaded and used to make sure that you have the latest content. This is the last major update for the 2019 edition as the writing team is now focused on creating the 2020 edition for publication in July.

Office 365 for IT Pros April 2019 Update Available

Update #13 for the Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 edition) eBook is now available for subscribers to download from Gumroad (EPUB and PDF) or Amazon (Kindle). This update features changes in 14 of the 24 chapters, so it’s substantial. Just like Office 365, the book keeps on changing to keep track with new developments, best practice, and information released by Microsoft.

Ratings and Reviews for the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook

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How to Use Microsoft 365 Compliance Search Purge Actions to Remove Exchange Online Messages

Office 365 content searches now support a hard-delete (permanent deletion) option for the purge action, but only for mailbox items. You can purge up to 10 items at a go. If you have more to purge, you just have to keep on purging until everything is gone. Or use the Search-Mailbox cmdlet, which keeps on proving its usefulness to administrators who need to remove lots of mailbox items quickly.

Office 365 for IT Pros March 2019 Update Available

The March 2019 updates for the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook are now available for EPUB/PDF and Kindle versions. EPUB/PDF subscribers can download the updated files from Gumroad. Getting the updates for Kindle is slightly more difficult, but it’s possible and explained in our FAQ. Twelve of twenty-four chapters are updated in this release, so please take advantage of our work and download the updates now.

Office 365 for IT Pros February 2019 Update Released

Office 365 for IT Pros

Update #11 for the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook is now available. Subscribers can download updated files from Gumroad or Amazon Kindle (depending on which version you bought) and benefit from the 16 updated chapters. ePublishing is the only way to keep up with the volume of changes in Office 365, and Office 365 for IT Pros is the only book that keeps up. But you know that anyway because you’re reading this site!

Office 365 for IT Pros January 2019 Update Released

January 21 2019 updates for the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook

Updated Files Office 365 for IT Pros Now Available The Office 365 for IT Pros writing team is thrilled to release the 10th update for the 2019 edition. Dated January 21, 2019, the updated files are now online and available on Gumroad.com (for subscribers who bought the EPUB and PDF versions) and Amazon (for those …

The Dangers of Cut and Paste Technology Coverage

We all make mistakes – it’s part of life. But it’s sad that so many web sites and blogs pick up and repeat mistakes found in press releases and other material. Life would be better if we had more time to consider what we publish, but the speed of the cloud sometimes makes time hard to find.

October 2018 Update Available for Office 365 for IT Pros eBook

The writing team is pleased to announce the availability of the seventh update for the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook. Sixteen of the 24 chapters are updated in this release, which is the most we have ever changed in a single update. Please be sure to download the new files at your earliest convenience.

How to Export Microsoft 365 Roadmap to a CSV File

The new Microsoft 365 roadmap features the ability to download items (filtered or the entire roadmap) to a CSV file. You can then open the file with Excel or pour its contents into Power BI to analyze the roadmap to your heart’s content. That seems like a good thing.

Ignite 2018 Finishes: Ignite 2019 Pre-Registration Opens

Ignite 2018 is over and the countdown to the 2019 event has begun. Ignite 2019 is back in Orlando again, but in November, so we have about 13 months to go. In that time you’ll want to catch up on what happened at Ignite 2018, which is exactly what the Office 365 for IT Pros team has started to do. Our next update is due on October 19 and we have lots to do.

The History and Story Behind the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook

Office 365 for IT Pros is the world’s best book about Office 365 tenant management. Written by world-class experts, Office 365 for IT Pros teaches readers how and why the technology works the way that it does. Here’s the history of the book from its earliest days as an idea for a book about cloud Exchange right up to the latest edition.

Why We Publish a New Edition of Office 365 for IT Pros Every Year

One of the most common questions we get is why we generate a new edition every year. The answer is pretty simple. It’s reflects the pace of the cloud and the need for books to change to cover what’s happening inside Office 365. The Old Days of On-Premises Software In the “old days” of on-premises …