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Decommission That Old Server (Move Extranet Service)

Decommission That Old Server (Move Extranet Service)

So you have an old Web Front End server. It has been a good 'un (as we say in the south) a real work horse, but for numerous different reasons, it is time to decommission the ole gal and get a new work horse in place. You are going... read more
7 Misconceptions Small Business Have about Intranet (SharePoint in particular)

7 Misconceptions Small Business have about Intranet (SharePoint in particular)

It is true that small businesses are hesitant to deploy SharePoint? Yes, but they have a lot of misconceptions about SharePoint. Maybe that is the reason they get cold feet implementing an Intranet powered by SharePoint. Let us quickly go through some of them. read more
Deleting a Very Large SharePoint List

Deleting a Very Large SharePoint List

One would think that deleting a list would have nothing to do with any thresholds, but one would be wrong. It's crazy, but you can't delete a list or library which has more than 99,993 items in it. I tried a number of things, deleting the list in SharePoint... read more
The Power of SharePoint

The Power of SharePoint

Do you have SharePoint Online and want to better automate and streamline your business processes? Have you heard of PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, or Power BI, but you're not sure how to use them with SharePoint Online? You've come to the right place! read more
Deploying SharePoint 2016

Deploying SharePoint 2016

Invaluable resource for building and polishing your SharePoint skills. Includes Best Practices for Installing, Configuring, and Maintaining SharePoint Server 2016.... read more
Try SharePoint Framework without installing it

Try SharePoint Framework without installing it

Here is how you can try it without installing it, or any of its prerequisites, on your machine. With the recent release of the SharePoint Framework Microsoft decided to take a different direction. The new developer tool-chain for building SharePoint customization is based on Node.js and open-source tools such... read more
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SharePoint Team News is much more than good news

The quick pitch on this is the ability to add a new SharePoint modern page that can tell a story by including web parts from the toolbox to embed documents, videos, images, quick charts, and other content. The amazing thing about this, is that the toolbox of web parts... read more
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How to manage SharePoint Implementation

This particular topic seems to be the #1 struggle by many organizations looking to get going with SharePoint/Office 365. Simply put, where to start with SharePoint implementation and how to manage and sustain this very complicated project? read more
SharePoint 2016 and the BI workloads

SharePoint 2016 and the BI workloads

SharePoint 2016 and the BI workloads with John White. Listen to this podcast to learn more about things like: Excel Services, what's going on here? PowerBI, where does that fit in? What is Azure Analysis Service? Admin Audit Logging. BI stack is moving very, very quickly. read more
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SharePoint Intranets: To Buy, To Build or To Wait?

The formerly terrible user interface is getting a whole lot better with the advent of SharePoint 2016 and Office 365. Indeed, anything sprinkled with the magical "modern" prefix (Modern Team Sites, Modern Lists) is both simple and responsive across mobile to desktop devices. read more
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Announcing the SharePoint Virtual Summit

At this year's SharePoint Virtual Summit, a free, online event on May 16, 2017, you'll learn how to create a connected workplace in Office 365 with OneDrive and SharePoint and integrated with Yammer, Microsoft Teams, Windows, PowerApps and Microsoft Flow. read more
Provisioning Modern Pages and SPFx Web Parts

Provisioning Modern Pages and SPFx Web Parts

Using SPFx for web parts you're developing now is a sensible option. After all, we now have "modern" SharePoint sites and pages to consider, and the matrix of what can be used. Most new development should be done using SPFx. As a reminder, any SharePoint site that is attached... read more