Migrate contents to OneDrive for Business in Office 365

What Is OneDrive for Business? OneDrive for Business is an integral part of Office 365 or SharePoint Server, and provides place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files. OneDrive for Business is online storage intended for business purposes. Your OneDrive for Business is managed by your organization and lets you […]

Dockit for SharePoint v9.0.5940.34393 Released

A new major version of Dockit has been released recently with redesigned UI, OneDrive for Business support and the following enhancements: All New Contemporary User Interface Dockit Main Window appearance has been modified completely for products unified approach. The tool bar in main window contains a brand new Ribbon control to ease the usage of […]

SharePoint does not permit folders with the name ‘Forms’ and folder names ending with ‘_files’

One of our customers recently encountered a couple of issues when creating new folders in the following syntax using one of our SharePoint migration products: Folder names ending with ‘_files’. Folder with the name ‘Forms’. 1. When creating a folder with name ending with _files If you are trying to create a folder with name […]

DocKIT’s new Enterprise Keyword feature support

The Enterprise Keyword function when applied, contributes to better and relevant search results. It is a robust way to expand keywords, improve your corporate taxonomy and make the Items more search friendly to the end users. If the user can apply these keywords during migration, then it makes post migration search quicker. It helps the […]

What’s new in SharePoint 2013?

SharePoint 2013 has several new and improved features that enrich user experience, improve content management and reinforce content security. These features and how they benefit SharePoint 2013 users are listed below.  1. Content authoring: Content authors can now copy content from Word documents and paste them directly in various content editors in SharePoint 2013. The […]

SharePoint Office 365 migration – Challenges in migrating contents to the cloud

Migrating documents & files in file shares to SharePoint Online in Office 365 or from an existing on premise SharePoint farm to SharePoint Online in Office 365 can be challenging task for several reasons. Here is a list of common SharePoint online migration challenges that one might encounter when migrating to the SharePoint cloud. A […]

DocKIT for SharePoint v8.1 enhancements

A new version of DocKIT for SharePoint has been released with certain feature enhancements: New functions and enhancements to the old functions in the Function Builder to build dynamic metadata Regular expressions support for pattern matching in the Function Builder tool User-friendly UI in the Function Builder Newly added functions in the Function Builder tool […]

DocKIT for SharePoint v8.0 arrived

A new version of DocKIT for SharePoint has been released to support SharePoint 2013. You can now migrate folders and files from file shares and network drives to SharePoint 2013 along with document properties or metadata. SharePoint 2013 makes it a lot easier for people to work together. It enables your teams to set up […]

Content migration from file shares to Office 365 (SharePoint Online) using DocKIT v7.0

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Migrating File Shares to SharePoint – 7 essential factors to consider while choosing the right SharePoint migration tool

There are several tools out there to migrate file shares to SharePoint. However, if you are facing difficulties in choosing the right SharePoint migration tool, here are 7 very important tips: 1. Automation is the most important feature that a migration tool must have, especially because of the sheer volume of files and folders present […]

What’s new in DocKIT v6.0?

1. The Column mapping template This feature enables to create column mapping templates in DocKIT to map folder / file metadata values to the SharePoint built-in or custom columns. You can store / assign a source metadata value in number of columns in SharePoint. Figure #1: Column mapping template Figure #2: Sample custom template Figure #3: […]

DocKIT: Rename folders / files using metadata column values

Most of the content migration to SharePoint involves migration of archived and active contents from different systems such as file servers, network shared folders and other document management systems (e.g., Humming Bird, DocuShare, DocsOpen). This is an impending task apart from migrating frequently changing folders and files in the current storage system on a day-to-day […]