Category: Office 365

Planning for retention management in Microsoft 365

'Fools rush to implement retention without thought' - Tony Redmond, 13 April 2017 Tony Redmond's quote above, as well as the rest of the article in 'Bringing Compliance to Office 365 Groups', is as relevant today as it was in 2017. Tony is a contributing author to the e-book 'Office 365 for IT Pros', essential … Continue reading Planning for retention management in Microsoft 365

Planning for records retention in Office 365

Office 365 is sometimes referred to as an 'ecosystem'. In theory this means that records could be stored anywhere across that ecosystem. Unlike the 'old' on-premise world of standalone servers for each Microsoft application (Exchange, SharePoint, Skype) - and where specific retention policies could apply (including the Exchange Messaging Records Management MRM policy), the various … Continue reading Planning for records retention in Office 365

Setting up SharePoint Online to manage records (as part of Office 365) – Part 1/3

This is the first of three posts that describe the main elements involved in setting up SharePoint Online to manage records. This post focuses on the recordkeeping related elements in the Office 365 and Compliance admin portals: Office 365 Admin - Licences, Roles and AD Groups (including Office 365 Groups) Compliance Admin - Retention labels … Continue reading Setting up SharePoint Online to manage records (as part of Office 365) – Part 1/3