How to Extend the Office 365 App Launcher with Links to External Applications

Microsoft announced a new Office 365 feature on October, 16, 2014: The Office 365 app launcher. To be honest, I didn’t spend much attention looking at this new feature but I have seen the light. The Office 365 app launcher can be a powerful tool to increase productivity and improve adoption. Why? Two words: availability and extensibility.

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Prevent End Users from Adding Folders within Document Libraries

You probably know by now that I am not the biggest fan of using folders within SharePoint document libraries. I wrote an article about this a while ago. Although I have become a bit milder over the past year, mainly due to a great presentation by Bobby Chang, I still do not recommend folders to my customers (for the reasons I stated in my previous article). I suggest this really easy “trick” to avoid end users from adding folders—just disable the New Folder command in each document library they use. Log in with appropriate permissions and follow these instructions:

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