Preview documents

PREVIEW DOCUMENTS
Users are able to preview documents directly from SharePoint Online or on-premise without the need to download the document. Locating the right document has never been easier!

SkyDrive Pro inside Outlook with harmon.ie

SkyDrive Pro offline support
Users can synchronize SharePoint libraries directly from harmon.ie and have the libraries content available to them while they are offline. Once users have synchronized a SharePoint library to their computer, a new location is added to the sites drop-down list, called SharePoint (local files) where users can select the location and work on the synchronized files offline.
SkyDrive Share capabilities (Ad-hoc sharing)
When users attach documents from their SkyDrive to an e-mail message, the documents can be automatically shared with the e-mail recipients. Another option is to simply right click on the document that the users would like to share, select the Share menu item and specify the person’s name and the access level they wish to grant that person.

SharePoint online or on-premise + Yammer

Yammer social interactions
harmon.ie 4 brings Yammer social interactions directly into the users' email window. For instance, when selecting a colleague's image, the Yammer feed is filtered to show all the recent conversations of that colleague.
Yammer micro-blogging
Now users can take advantage of Yammer’s micro-blogging capabilities, all within the email window. Users can take part in and view group conversations, preview documents, and mention colleagues (@mention) in order to include them in the discussion and much more.

MAIN FEATURES

Work on Documents with Colleagues

Access documents on SharePoint directly from Microsoft Outlook.
Drag SharePoint documents from harmon.ie to send links. harmon.ie can preempt attachment sending by replacing with links.

Drag EMAIL ATTACHMENTS
Drag e-mail attachments or entire e-mail messages to publish on SharePoint.
SHARE DOCUMENTS
Add document links to an e-mail message, calendar appointment, or task.
REPLACE ATTACHMENTS WITH LINKS
Replace attachments with links and send e-mail ... in one step. When sending a message with an attachment, harmon.ie prompts to publish the document on SharePoint and send a link instead.
Find documents easily
Locate a document using back/forward navigation, history, favorites, views and the tag filter.
SEARCH CONTENT
Search the contents of documents in current SharePoint site or library.

Work on SharePoint documents

‘CHECK IN’, ‘CHECK OUT’
Right click to 'check out' and edit a document. When finished, 'check in' the changes.
EDIT DOCUMENT PROPERTIES
Edit document properties, directly from Outlook. When finished, harmon.ie prompts to 'check in' the changes. When using required document properties, harmon.ie prompts to fill them in when uploading the document.
Approve documents
Approve documents, view the 'social' document history, and more.
Rate favorite documents
Document Ratings let users score documents; the average rating for each document is displayed in the sidebar. Sorting the library by ratings is an excellent way to quickly find the most popular documents.
Note Board Integration
From personal profiles, users can access and share information and leave comments about documents, folders, libraries, and subsites.

Collaborate in context

Support for SharePoint-based professional networks enables users to easily connect with peers. By automatically connecting colleagues to documents and project activities, harmon.ie delivers on the potential of SharePoint social networks.

VIEW SHAREPOINT PROFILES
View complete SharePoint profiles from an email message, document, calendar appointment, or task. Profiles include contact details, background, online status, and recent activities.
Build your enterprise social network
Build your enterprise social network adding colleagues from the 'suggested colleagues' list. Users can easily organize the network into project teams.
Applies to SharePoint 2010
MY SITES INTEGRATION
My Site integration in the sidebar makes it easy to work on documents stored on the user's personal SharePoint site. Users can also open colleagues' My Sites directly from harmon.ie.
Applies to SharePoint 2010
CHAT SESSIONS
Initiate Microsoft Lync®/OCS chat sessions with colleagues directly from a shared document, or from the colleague’s SharePoint profile.
PRESENCE AWARENESS
Built-in presence awareness indicates which colleagues are currently available.
RECENT VIEW
Tracks recent interactions with colleagues. With the Recent view it is easy to stay in touch with frequent contacts.

Connect Documents and Colleagues

Follow SharePoint libraries
Follow favorite library locations and get notified of library-related activity, like - changes to documents status, and addition of new documents.
Update Stream
The activity stream provides live updates of documents and people status changes.
'Social' Document Version History
'Social' Document Version History reveals which colleagues altered each version of a document; SharePoint profiles of these colleagues are presented in the same window.

Manage Emails on SharePoint

A convenient solution for preserving critical project correspondence is to store related e-mail messages alongside documents in a SharePoint project library.

Publish email messages on SharePoint
Publish Outlook e-mail messages on SharePoint using drag-and-drop operations or a 'save on send' button in Outlook.
Email headers are automatically saved as SharePoint metadata.
view, sort, and retrieve messages
Use the SharePoint email view to view, sort, and retrieve messages using Outlook headers such as "From," "Date," or "Subject."
Access email stored on SharePoint
Use Outlook to view, edit, and forward shared messages on SharePoint.

Central Provisioning

Administrators can centrally deploy and provision harmon.ie to Outlook users.

Reporting and monitoring
harmon.ie tracks SharePoint operations from the email window. In combination with SharePoint, IIS logs, and Outlook e-mail logs, reports help gauge the increase in SharePoint usage with harmon.ie.
Email storage savings
harmon.ie reduces e-mail storage costs by promoting the use of document links in outgoing e-mails.
Site provisioning
IT administrators can centrally deploy harmon.ie to Outlook users and preconfigure users’ SharePoint sites.
Policy-based user provisioning
IT administrators can centrally configure harmon.ie’s SharePoint preferences, such as users sites, favorites, and visible columns, based on corporate policies.

Cloud Support

No server install
harmon.ie connects to the SharePoint server wherever it is; on-premise or in the cloud. harmon.ie is a client-side application; users authenticate against SharePoint using their Windows credentials, custom credentials or browser side authentication.
Office 365 Support
harmon.ie's supports Microsoft Office 365, including browser side authentication.
Office Web Apps Support
harmon.ie supports Office Web Apps. The appropriate web app (of the associated file type) is used when users author or view documents.

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Read, write and upload capabilities to Office 365 and SharePoint, for the individual user; limited to 15 users per organization.

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BENEFITS

Drives SharePoint adoption

Drag-and-drop access to SharePoint directly from Outlook enables users to collaborate with documents easily

Eliminates document chaos

Users can automatically follow document activity, right within the email client.

Boosts productivity significantly

Business users perform typical SharePoint document sharing tasks 6 times faster with harmon.ie.

Increases visibility and project transparency

Users receive live status and activity updates of project-related SharePoint activities, right within the email client window.

Drives adoption of Office 365 / SharePoint social networks

Users receive ‘colleague suggestions’ based upon actual project interactions; building the enterprise social network is a snap. By automatically connecting colleagues to documents and project activities, harmon.ie delivers on the potential of SharePoint social networks.

Reduce distractions via single collaboration context

By integrating Microsoft Lync®/OCS and SharePoint directly in Outlook, business users have all their collaboration resources in a single window. Users can reach out to peers via email, phone call, videoconferencing or instant messaging, within the context of shared projects and documents.

Reduces email storage requirements

Promoting document links instead of attachments results in a substantial decrease in the amount of storage required for email, whether working on a local server, or especially with Office 365 / SharePoint Online.

Prevents data leakage

Email recipients can only open documents for which they are authorized in SharePoint; that’s because users send links to SharePoint documents, not attachments.