John P White ON Aug 23, 2016
SQL Server 2016, possibly better than previous releases, offers a clear licensing choice that really comes down to scale.
Marc D Anderson ON Aug 17, 2016
In a post today to the Office Dev Center by Bill Baer, Microsoft released the new SharePoint Framework Developer Preview (SPFx). I was watching the Twitter feed from SharePoint Fest Seattle, and Jeff Teper (@jeffteper) announced the preview in his keynote.
Erik Ruthruff ON Aug 16, 2016
In a post on Andrew Connell’s blog today, Andrew posted his pledge for the #IStandByYou campaign along with his August 3 interview for the Microsoft Cloud Show with Cathy Dew about Women in Technology. Good post, Andrew! And good show!
John P White ON Aug 15, 2016
If you manage an Office 365 tenant and you have one of 4 specific types of plans, you can use PowerShell in SharePoint Online to raise the storage limit, 5 TB at a time, for users who hit the default 1 TB limit. For the rest of us, we'll stay at the 1 TB limit that Microsoft set.
Wictor Wilen ON Aug 10, 2016
In a post to Office Blogs on July 25, 2016, the SharePoint team announced modern lists, coming soon for SharePoint Online. They're in preview now, but the preview version does not support customizations. Don't panic. Though the SharePoint Team have not stated it specifically, Wictor has compiled statements from the team inferring that classic SharePoint lists will be supported in classic mode.
Jasper Oosterveld ON Aug 05, 2016
If you are trying to decide whether content for SharePoint Online should go into site collections or sites because of backup and restore considerations, the insight Jasper gained from an exchange with Microsoft Support will interest you.
Marc D Anderson ON Aug 03, 2016
A PowerShell script just released by Microsoft will help you identify sandbox solutions from a SharePoint Online tenant. This is a great tool for sites that have code-based sandbox solutions in Office 365 where features may stop working in a few weeks.
Tony Redmond ON Aug 01, 2016
Like any resource, Office 365 Groups can become unused over time. Microsoft doesn’t provide any method to find potentially obsolete groups, but some enthusiastic hacking with PowerShell to use Office 365 audit records about SharePoint file activity and a check against the Exchange mailbox turns up some interesting results. You can amend the code for your own purposes.
Marc D Anderson ON Aug 01, 2016
Microsoft announced in January 2014 that they would deprecate code-based sandbox solution in SharePoint Online, and in a message to the Office Dev Center posted July 29, 2016, it sounds like that is moving forward in the next few weeks.
Christian Buckley ON Jul 29, 2016
The purpose of this initiative is threefold: to understand how the community defines collaboration success, how they measure that success, and then how they deploy in a way that ensures the defined goal is met and that the proper measurements are in place.
Thomas Duff ON Aug 26, 2016
OneNote is a treasure chest of tools that never stops giving. One of the options that can be a lifesaver is the ability to extract text out of an image so that you can use the words without retyping them from scratch. It's a free Optical Character Recognition (OCR) tool!
Tony Redmond ON Aug 25, 2016
Some quick impressions of the new Office 365 Secure Score Preview. Microsoft Ignite begins soon. OWA has a nice new People view, Groups are borrowing from Delve, Planner has shown up on menus and seems to be getting some new features too, including an interesting third-party Outlook add-in.
Matt Wade ON Aug 25, 2016
Sometimes, removing a web part from a SharePoint page really hides or disables it but doesn't really delete it. The web part sits in a hidden recycle bin, which can cause some problems. Matt explains how to use Web Part Page Maintenance to really delete a web part.
Thomas Duff ON Aug 23, 2016
You know that sinking feeling when you inadvertently close one or more tabs in your browser window, and you can't easily remember the address to the site you were looking at? If you've done that (we all have), you'll love this tip.
Mikael Svenson ON Aug 22, 2016
Learn how to add an Office 365 Group calendar to your My Calendars favorites list.
Thomas Duff ON Aug 22, 2016
I was recently asked if there was any way to get the members of a distribution group to expand on the OneNote Meeting Notes page. Actually, it's pretty simple, and here's how you do it.
Pieter Veenstra ON Aug 19, 2016
PnP PowerShell is part of the Office 365 Developer Patterns & Practices initiative. In this article I'm going to look at some of the PnP Posh cmdlets to export and import sites.
Thomas Duff ON Aug 19, 2016
This is one of those little things that is easy to overlook. You can display all the members in a Skype for Business group chat, even though the title bar only displays the first three or four names.
Brad Sams ON Aug 18, 2016
With Microsoft bringing .NET Core to Linux, this enabled a PowerShell port as well. Starting today, you can grab an alpha build of the tool that currently supports Ubuntu, Centos, as well as Red Hat and macOS.
Tony Redmond ON Aug 18, 2016
Everyone thinks their organizational directory is packed full of useful information about user accounts. The sad fact of operational life is that this is seldom true. Active Directory doesn’t maintain itself. A start-up named Hyperfish aims to help Office 365 tenants and on-premises organizations do a better job of directory maintenance. Can some hyper-energetic aquatic life help?
Wictor Wilen ON Aug 17, 2016
I have long thought that GUIDS are unique. And SharePoint is one unique product using GUIDS everywhere. There are 2^128 possible GUIDs to choose from, so there should be no need to reuse GUIDs as long as I'm alive. But with recent changes in SharePoint Online, some things changed.
Thomas Duff ON Aug 16, 2016
Are you tired of constantly resizing your columns in Excel PivotTables? This tip will show you how to get Excel to do that automatically.
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