Wow, these are nice. This kinda is my first impression of the new SharePoint communication sites. I basically created such a site and added some (outdated) content from our current intranet. Just a simple department (corporate application services) with two teams (web solutions and business solutions).


In less then a half-hour I was able to create a simple structure, but with an amazing look and feel. I also added some metadata and views in the document library. This way, I could select which documents were shown on which page.


At the client I’m working for now, we are looking at Office 365 as a communications and collaboration platform. I was already pressing them to distinguish between these two fields of work, because the initial roadmap was to use SharePoint (classic) site-collections for all these functions. “One site to rule them all”, that sort of thing.

But with this out-of-the-box site-template, my work is nearly done. Every department will get a communications site for publications and one or more Office Groups (including Planner and Teams) to work together. Wow indeed…..



Posted by Albert Hoitingh

I'm an Office 365 businessconsultant/architect. My focus is on Office 365, information-management, security and governance. I'm honored to be a Microsoft MVP. I like to present and share information, most recently @ SharePoint Saturday London, Cambridge and Lisbon.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s