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 ...

Boston Code Camp 2017 Re-cap

I had a really great time presenting “Connecting Salesforce & Office 365 using Microsoft PowerApps & Flow”. For once the demo gods were kind to me as a I demonstrated creating leads from an Excel document, and generating Salesforce Tasks that get created in a SharePoint list, etc. For those looking for slides – you ...

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Opting out of Microsoft Office 365 changes aka off by default

I love Office 365. I want to put that right out there, because I mean it. The innovation that Microsoft keeps on pumping into the service continues to raise the bar for enabling collaboration. At my last company we were years away from moving to Office 365 and now that I’m at Slalom, we’re all ...

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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Presenting at Boston Code Camp 2017

I’m very excited to be speaking at my very first Code Camp on March 25th at the Microsoft Sales & Technology Center in Burlington. My session is titled: Connecting Salesforce.com & Office 365 using Microsoft Flow & PowerApps which hopefully is pretty straightforward for what I plan on covering. I am a huge fan of Microsoft Flow ...

Is Microsoft Flow the replacement for SharePoint Workflows?

I recently had the privilege to co-present a session on Microsoft Flow & PowerApps at the Microsoft Beyond US Roadshow in Hartford. I am a huge fan of Microsoft Flow and have done several sessions on showing how you can orchestrate data across Dropbox, OneDrive, SharePoint & Salesforce with clicks & not code. One of ...

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