Category: SharePoint

Accelerating your O365 Adoption with SharePoint Communications Sites & Chatbots!

My two big passions right now are SharePoint Communications Sites & the Microsoft Bot Framework. So it made a whole lot of sense for me to try and find a way to combine those two. I recorded a quick video (see below) walking through the idea of embedding a QnA Bot within your Office 365 ...

Setting SharePoint 2013 Workflow Permission at the Office 365 Tenant Level

One of the amazing things about the SharePoint Community is how willing participants are to share and help each other. Craig White asked a great question for how you might be able to have a SharePoint Designer Workflow create a subsite in a different site collection than where the workflow was running. He had posted ...

SharePoint Communications Sites for your Office 365 Adoption Site

For those of you who have been following my blog you will have noticed that the new SharePoint Communications Sites have been my new fixation. It seems that the rest of the SharePoint Community has certainly taken notice as well with webinars popping up comparing Communications Sites to Intranet in a Box solutions and some ...

Architecting News in Office 365

With weather in Connecticut hovering in the 80’s why wouldn’t I bust out a quick second post about SharePoint? So in-between running a few errands, doing some yard work, and enjoying a Starbucks Nitro Cold Brew I managed to insert myself into a conversation about news and the new SharePoint Communications Sites. It’s amazing that ...

My “Feature Wish List” for the new SharePoint Communications Site Hero Webpart

Earlier this week I did a quick video showing off the new SharePoint Communications sites, which includes a few new webparts including what Microsoft is calling the Hero Webpart. For those of you who don’t have access to these new sites yet, here’s a quick snippet of what the Hero Webpart looks like: Basically it’s ...

Just say yes to InfoPath! (with caveats)

It feels like every week I see a thread with someone relatively new to SharePoint asking about the viability of InfoPath for business forms development. The responses to these questions commonly fall into these buckets: InfoPath is the devil InfoPath is currently deprecated, end of life in 2026 PowerApps is the future Just buy a 3rd ...

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6 Things You Can Do If You’re Not Attending Microsoft Ignite

If you’re an IT Professional there is a pretty good chance that you have heard that Microsoft’s Ignite event is this week down at Atlanta. Ignite is the consolidation of various other Microsoft conferences such as TechEd, SharePoint Conference, etc. For those of you who are attending, there are plenty of “what to expect” blog ...