Business Productivity

The Absolute Basics of SharePoint Version History

The Absolute Basics of SharePoint Version History

Matt offers a great detailed overview of how SharePoint version history works. If you or a colleague are confused about how this feature works, this article explains it.


Gather Feedback from a SharePoint List and Add It as a Wunderlist Task with Microsoft Flow

Gather Feedback from a SharePoint List and Add It as a Wunderlist Task with Microsoft Flow

Microsoft Flow, currently in preview, is an awesome tool to create simple workflows with great impact. In this how-to article, Daniel shows how to use Microsoft Flow and Wunderlist to create a workflow for gathering feedback.


How to Favorite a Groups Calendar for Easier Access in the Outlook Windows Client

How to Favorite a Groups Calendar for Easier Access in the Outlook Windows Client

Learn how to add an Office 365 Group calendar to your My Calendars favorites list.


AutoFit Columns in an Excel PivotTable

AutoFit Columns in an Excel PivotTable

Are you tired of constantly resizing your columns in Excel PivotTables? This tip will show you how to get Excel to do that automatically.


SharePoint Essentials Toolkit Broken Link Manager Component by QIPoint

SharePoint Essentials Toolkit Broken Link Manager Component by QIPoint

Organizations that have embraced SharePoint have challenging user experience and maintenance issues managing the links contained with sites and embedded within documents. Sites and links become outdated as resources change. QIPoint Broken Link Manager excels at scanning documents and Sites for broken links, finding them and reporting on them to fix.


Adding a Watermark to a Word Document

Adding a Watermark to a Word Document

There are times where you might want to make sure that the audience of a Word document understands that the information is a draft or something that's confidential in nature. One way to make that very obvious is to add a watermark to the document, and it's very easy to do.


Tony’s Office 365 Snippets – August 4

Tony’s Office 365 Snippets – August 4

It’s the time of year when PowerPoint skills are sharpened to build the decks for the conference season. For me, that starts with Microsoft Ignite in Atlanta next month. I’m using the new Office 365 Groups guest user access feature to collaborate with people belonging to other tenants and that’s working well. Some journaling facts came to light. And we can now tag people in Office 365 video.


Generate a List of Sandbox Solutions from a SharePoint Online Tenant

Generate a List of Sandbox Solutions from a SharePoint Online Tenant

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.


Monitoring and Measuring to Ensure Collaboration Success

Monitoring and Measuring to Ensure Collaboration Success

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.


Get the Most Out of Built-in SharePoint Tools and Features

Get the Most Out of Built-in SharePoint Tools and Features

SharePoint is packed with productivity tools that require no code to use. If you're relatively new to using SharePoint, here are some great tools you can use out of the box.


Understanding SOME of the Pratfalls and Pitfalls of Sharing in a Collaborative World

Understanding SOME of the Pratfalls and Pitfalls of Sharing in a Collaborative World

Using some good graphics, Marc explains the levels of hierarchy in SharePoint in a way that will make sense to most users who struggle with where a document goes and where one might want to establish security for sharing documents with others.


What’s New in Office 365 Administration—June 2016 Update

What’s New in Office 365 Administration—June 2016 Update

On June 30, 2016, the Office Team posted a list of productivity features that Microsoft is rolling out to the Office 365 admin center, including additional user management options, improved export capabilities and better guidance on next steps.


BrightWork Launch Collaborative Project Management Handbook

BrightWork Launch Collaborative Project Management Handbook

BrightWork is a project management company. BrightWork recently published the Collaborative Project Management Handbook, which has grown out of a collaborative project management guide created with and for our customers. The entire proceeds of this book (and not just the profits) will go to the charity, Concern Worldwide, working with the world’s poorest people.


Eliminating Duplicate Lines in an Excel Table

Eliminating Duplicate Lines in an Excel Table

Excel is a great way to build tables of data, but sometimes you need to make sure you don't have any duplicates in your data. That may be easy if you only have a dozen rows, but what if you have thousands? It's very simple… use the Remove Duplicates menu option!


Delve Analytics Is No Gimmick, Business or Otherwise

Delve Analytics Is No Gimmick, Business or Otherwise

Tony read a recent article by Jasper Oosterveld about Delve Analytics and was motivated to write a rebuttal. Such a tool reveals interesting information for consideration. The real business value lies in acting on the information that Delve Analytics reveals.