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Wes Hackett

Wes Hackett

Chief Technical Officer at AddIn365

Welcome to my technology blog.

You’ll find articles about Office 365, Azure and other Microsoft technologies. Day to day I work as the Chief Technical Officer at AddIn365, a Microsoft ISV Partner based in London. As CTO my main responsibilities include designing the AddIn365 product roadmaps and supporting clients and partners in understanding and using Office 365.

I’ve been a Microsoft MVP for a number of years specialising in Office 365, SharePoint and development.

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Office 365 SuiteBar becomes responsive

Quick heads up about some SuiteBar improvements which are worth knowing about. Microsoft have recently update the Office 365 SuiteBar. As you can see in the image below the Application Launcher got a new visual which resembles the Windows 10 Start experience. You can...

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Office 365 settings gets a major update

The Office 365 settings area has received a major user experience update in the last month. *note that some images have my personal data smudged, your page will display properly Getting to your settings? To get to the settings pages an employee chooses the ‘Office 365...

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Awarded Microsoft MVP 2015 for SharePoint Server

I’m happy to announce that I’ve been awarded Microsoft MVP 2015 for SharePoint Server. This is my third year as a MVP and it continues to be an amazing privilege to be recognised for my continued contributions. October 1st is one of the those days like any other until...

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Working with all your OneNote notebooks in Office 365

OneNote is one of my favourite Microsoft products. The digital notebook has been my number one application for years now. With such a great cross-device scenario and combining it with a Surface Pro 3 it really does become a masterful tool. I’ve used it for everything...

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OneDrive for Business gets a new user experience

The eagle eyed amongst you will notice that Microsoft have released an update to the web interface of OneDrive for Business. It now looks and functions in a very similar way to the personal consumer version of OneDrive. OneDrive for Business look and feel. OneDrive...

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Introducing AddIn365

Office 365 presents an opportunity to meet more business objectives than ever before with an ever expanding set of services. However, out-dated attitudes and practices towards implementation of the Office 365 platform make it difficult for many organisations to realise this potential.

AddIn365 offer a fresh partner perspective on how clients can maximise the return on their investment in Office 365 with a context driven approach to add-in development. This new approach takes advantage of the great new services Office 365 provides and focuses on attaining a high level of employee adoption.

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Adding Custom Tiles to the Office 365 App Launcher

Microsoft recently released a new feature so that as an Office 365 admin you can add tiles to the App Launcher.   Setting it up Browse to the Admin dashboard for your tenant, from the left hand menu choose the ‘Company Profile’.   From the ‘Company Profile’...

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Office 365 Unified API session from Microsoft Recoder 2015

Intro to Office 365 Unified API

Over recent years Microsoft has been busy resetting the traditional developer landscape and in this session Wes will be introducing you to the exciting new Office 365 Unified API model and helping you to understand the APIs architecture and what choices or decisions you need to consider when approaching a development project in today’s Microsoft world.

Here are the slides that I presented during my session.

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