The question of whether you need backup when everything is in the cloud continues to prompt debate. The debate continues here. Some light has been shed…
Intranets should be engaging as well as functional; it’s often useful for them to have a personality and a name that resonates. Picking a name needs some thought. This blog should help with that.
If your dates appear to be wrong in SharePoint or Microsoft Lists there is a good chance that you haven’t set the Regional Format and Time Zone for the site and the tenant defaults.
Find out how to fix that.
There is no desktop application for SharePoint. However there is a lot of SharePoint loveliness you can do on the desktop, including making a SharePoint site in a browser appear to be a desktop app.
User Profiles are an increasingly important part of a modern organisation. While they have always been important as a (often underused) tool for finding staff and searching for people with certain skills, the changes in work practice wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic now mean that staff spend less time together physically, so have less opportunity […]
Beware using both library ‘Sync’ and ‘Add a shortcut to OneDrive’ in SharePoint or Teams. It gets messy and things break.
Thankfully, it’s fairly easy to fix once you know what’s going on.
This blog considers Check In/Check Out and why it should almost never be used.
Office 365 continues to develop, and it seems like something changes more or less every fortnight. This isn’t a bad thing, as long as Microsoft continue to make reasonable business decisions about the features and functionality; though the pace of change continues to present some challenges for partners and users alike. One of the most […]
It’s long past time for another blog, so here are some musings on using SharePoint (which I really rather like a lot). What is SharePoint SharePoint is a Microsoft platform technology, running on servers or in the cloud, which allows a large range of business solutions to be rapidly built, deployed and managed for any […]
Last week was the second of the huge Microsoft conferences, following quickly on from the developer orientated Build. Ignite combined, for the first time, several slightly smaller conference, including SPC, the SharePoint Conference, providing great reach into the increasingly connected Microsoft technology stack for IT Pros, Developers and Advanced Business Users/Strategists (amongst whom I count […]
Hello, I’m Simon and I have a problem. 10 years ago I fell in with a bad crowd and started doing SharePoint. I thought I was in control. Just a little session here and there; a quick hit of site creation or an hour or so wrapped around list and library configuration. It was just […]
This blog thinks about some pros and cons of deploying a collaboration solution to Office 365 compared with an internal VM farm. It starts with a view of what the collaboration technologies from Microsoft are.