Deb Donston-Miller

Deb
Donston-Miller
Penton

A seasoned tech journalist and editor since 1990, Deb has served in several leadership positions including Director of Audience Recruitment and Development, Editor of eWEEK, Executive Editor of eWEEK Labs at Ziff Davis Enterprise. 

Articles
SharePoint 2016: Today Marks New Version's Debut
Today marks the day that Microsoft unveils the new edition of SharePoint and its vision for the platform moving forward.
Check Out These 6 SharePoint Fest DC Sessions for Deep Insight into SharePoint 2016
SharePoint Fest has always been a conference chock-full of great presenters and valuable content. SharePoint Fest D.C. is coming just ahead of the May 4 release of SharePoint 2016, and there are many sessions geared toward helping enterprise stakeholders effectively prepare for the new platform.
Lights, Camera ... Office 365 Video Is Ready for Its Close-Up
With updates to its Office 365 Video, Microsoft gives businesses more good reasons to increase their use of video and ways to measure performance of that video when they do.
SharePoint 2016: What's in It for Admins?
SharePoint 2016 has been released to manufacturing, with availability less than a month away. You've likely been kicking the tires of SharePoint 2016 since the release candidate, and have noticed the foundational changes made to the platform. Administrators, especially, will find a lot to like in SharePoint 2016, including improved provisioning and update management.
SharePoint 2016 Goes RTM
After months--some would say years--of waiting, the newest version of the on-premise SharePoint has been released to manufacturing.
Microsoft Provides New Onramp to SharePoint Online and Other Office 365 Services
Microsoft is providing an alternate route for connecting to Office 365 services such as SharePoint--avoiding the Internet and all the bumps in the road that come with it.
Squeezing the Most Out of Office 365
Adopting--let alone fully exploiting--Office 365 is no small task. MessageOps' aptly named Office 365 Adoption, which is available as a website or as a SharePoint app in an Office 365 environment, is designed to help companies adopt, consume and fully leverage the business value of Office 365. MessageOps also announced the expansion of its consulting arm to include the Change Management practice, also designed to help companies transition to Office 365.
Microsoft Beefs Up DLP in SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview
Microsoft has boosted the data loss prevention capabilities in SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview, including new support for sensitive information types.
10 Things You Need to Know About SharePoint 2016 Preview
Microsoft has met its self-imposed deadline to release the SharePoint Server 2016 Preview before the end of August, and now the testing begins.
5 Stories You Need To Read About SharePoint 2016 Preview
Microsoft has delivered on its promise of releasing SharePoint 2016 Preview before the end of August. As we work through our evaluations of the new features and interface, several stories about the new version of the collaboration platform caught our eye.
SharePoint Countdown ... Wait! SharePoint 2016 Preview Is Here!
SharePoint 2016 Preview makes its August release deadline.
SharePoint 2016 Preview: The Countdown Continues
At SharePoint Fest Seattle last week, Microsoft's Bill Baer assured the crowd gathered for his keynote that the SharePoint 2016 was coming. As promised. In August. And, yes, Microsoft is well aware of how many days are left in August.
SharePoint 2016 Preview: Let the Countdown Begin
The room was packed as SharePoint stakeholders waiting for Microsoft Senior Technical Product Manager Bill Baer to take the stage at SharePoint Fest Seattle. During his keynote, Baer said a lot of things about SharePoint's evolution, the importance of mobile first and cloud first, and so on. We'd heard a lot of this before, but many in the audience wanted to know one thing.
3 Things IT Pros Are Thinking as the Countdown to SharePoint 2016 Begins
I'm here in Seattle, for SharePoint Fest. It's a great event where stakeholders from all walks of SharePoint get together to share ideas, gain insight, solve problems and commiserate about the day-to-day issues they (and their users) experience with SharePoint. This is a really exciting time for SharePoint, as the Preview version of 2016 is set to come out before the end of the month. But three things popped out at me as I spoke with people at the event and sat in on as many of the sessions as I could humanly get to.
Tweets from SharePoint Fest Seattle Keynote
I'm at SharePoint Fest in Seattle, at the Washington State Convention Center. Check out my Tweet-fest at @sharepoint_pro or using the hashtag #spproatspfest.
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