This is post was originally posted at Slalom Technology. I’m addicted to automation, across all aspects of life. Is this a bad thing? I like to be efficient, remove the tedious work from my list and let a robot do it instead. Is this so bad? A little history… I’ve been a developer for about 20 years.... Continue Reading →
Microsoft PowerApps is a great "no code" solution for creating customized forms for SharePoint Online and independent web apps and mobile apps. However, it can get unruly inside of an app if you don't follow some sort of guidelines and practices. After you get a few screens in with dozens and dozens of controls, you... Continue Reading →
If I could ask three wishes for Microsoft Teams I think Microsoft Teams is great, I prefer it over it's competitors for a few reasons: Fan of the UI, the focus on replying to threads vs an uncontrolled conversation feed Integration across O365 and beyond Stickers! Not GIFs, but the customizable stickers (it's the small... Continue Reading →
I had the wonderful opportunity to share my thoughts on why Microsoft Flow and PowerApps rock at the Boston Office 365 User Group. The session was amazingly well attended, with over 30 people in the room and over 15 online! I was pumped! We walked through several real life demos, and I shared valuable tips... Continue Reading →
Teams has incoming webhooks, and Flow has post message to Teams. How do these compare? Let's look at the two options and discuss the options.
I recently wrote an article for the Slalom Technology blog. In it I discuss some of the lacking capabilities of using SharePoint as your only platform for your intranet. SharePoint Online and Office 365 are awesome, provide rich collaborative capabilities, but still pretty basic on the intranet front. “Today, employees face a technology experience at... Continue Reading →
Yes, CSS for PowerApps, kinda. Actual CSS based style sheets are not possible, but the next best thing is. We can create a few objects to store our styles in, like colors, font sizes, dimensions, etc. and then reference them across the app. Not really cascading style sheets, but let's call them just style sheets.... Continue Reading →
This is the final post in this mini series where we looked at the simplicity and easy of integrating within the Office 365 stack. Create a Form and have the data save directly in Excel Add the Form to Microsoft Teams Notify the Team a submission was made How does this look like on the... Continue Reading →