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Digital Transformation made better with New OneDrive

Microsoft is unveiling New Features to Office 365 more frequently. With its latest update of OneDrive & SharePoint as part of its Office 365 update, File Sharing, Employee Engagement, Business process transformation all got better!

Let us look into what the new SharePoint and OneDrive has to offer.

File Security:

 Whether you are sharing a file inside your organization or outside you can now share securely. OneDrive is deeply integrated with Office with options for co-authoring and allowing you to share files in real time.

Easily access all your Office 365 files – your work files, or those shared by individuals/teams – on any device or OS. Maybe you are on a PC, Mac, Android or iOS or Windows phone no matter.

OneDrive Files On-Demand:

This feature enables you to work on any files across OneDrive and SharePoint all within your File Explorer. You don’t have to download OneDrive or utilize any storage space on your local system at all.

Better File Sharing Experience:

Now, sharing your Office 365 files right from your Windows Explorer or the Mac Finder is easy.  Choose to share your files with everybody in your organization or selected people. Not only that, now you can specify how long a link provides access, and easily view or edit access permissions.

Connected SharePoint sites:

SharePoint sites are already connected with Office 365, but with the new rollout (expected later this year) which will allow one to connect SharePoint sites to sites in such a way that you can bring shared conversations, Calendar, Planner etc. to your SharePoint sites.

hubfly digital TransformationNot only that, now you can add SharePoint pages as Tabs under Microsoft Teams. More integrations with Teams and SharePoint are coming up.

Transform Business Processes:

Using Microsoft PowerApps, you can easily create custom forms in the context of a SharePoint list or library. This is a step ahead of the default SharePoint forms. This is a great news for both SharePoint and PowerApps. It helps user to drive transformation of team and business processes.

Other Cool Updates:

Microsoft keeps on rolling out new features over and over. But, that is not all, but we have quite other exciting features expected too. Simple approval flows, enhanced Communication sites, powerful personalized search, unified Yammer integration, all new SharePoint admin center etc.

Watch this video for more innovations for SharePoint on-premises & hybrid features.

Arut Selvan

Written by Arut Selvan

A technology enthusiast keen in learning & exploring new Microsoft technologies. Predominantly working on Microsoft 365, SharePoint & Azure. Currently working with "Hubfly - A unified digital workplace" as a Product Engineer, Arut brings in the new flavors of the technology to the product. He ensures we are always on the edge in our technology stack. He brings in innovation to the product with his out of the box thinking. He is also a Microsoft certified professional.