This post is the first of a few where we look at how easy the Office 365 stack integrates. In this series, we will: Create a Form and have the data save directly in Excel (this post)Add the Form to Microsoft TeamsNotify the Team a submission was madeHow does this look like on the phone I... Continue Reading →
PowerShell isn’t just for Developers, IT Pros can rock the awesomeness in Office 365
I had the pleasure to co-present PowerShell and Office 365: ITPro #Awesomesauce with my friend and colleague Mike Dixon at the Boston Office 365 User Group yesterday. It was a great session with a lot of good questions. It was recorded so I'll share the link to the video once it's available. Big thanks to Hitachi... Continue Reading →
SharePoint Browser Support… Improved with 2013, really?
I wrote a post a little while ago about Microsoft's boasts on supporting all browsers in SharePoint 2010. The fact is, SharePoint 2010 does not. What about SharePoint 2013? Let's see: Right off the bat, I see this when using Chrome, but not in FireFox. I went ahead and ignored it and tested out some items... Continue Reading →
My Users Don’t Like SharePoint because they can’t find what they’re looking for! Part 2
This is Part 6 of my series on 'My Users Don't Like SharePoint...' Actually, this is Part 2 of Part 5, if that makes sense. This is a continuation of this post. In the previous post, we covered how easy it is to enhance search to assist your users in finding what they really want. Our... Continue Reading →
Creating an item detail dashboard view of your joined lists in SharePoint 2010
Thanks to Stan for suggesting the idea for this post, by leaving a comment here.Our goal here is to take your joined lists and display them on a single page, so you can effectively review an item and its associated information. This is a useful task for creating views of projects with many tasks, milestones, documents,... Continue Reading →
Read Only users cannot access SharePoint via Web DAV
SharePoint has an alternative method for accessing it's files, and that is via a web standard called Web DAV. This connection type has been around a long time, and is supported by the web server. This connection type allows other applications, in my case GoodReader, to connect to SharePoint and access folders and files directly.... Continue Reading →
Map a drive to a SharePoint library from Windows Server 2008
If you didn't know, SharePoint libraries can be treated like folders and files you'd use on your local computer. To do so, browse to the library in Internet Explorer (not supported in other browsers), you can click Open with Explorer in the ribbon. This button, from a Windows XP/Vista/7 machine in most cases will open... Continue Reading →
SharePoint Browser Support – All latest browsers supported… Really?
I came across Kirk Stark's blog post in which he discusses an update to Microsoft's documentation regarding SharePoint's browser support: Unless otherwise stated, all browser versions are supported. Period. For any third-party browser (including Google Chrome, Firefox, Apple Safari, etc.) we will support the latest publically released version. There is no more distinction regarding version numbers. Yyeeahhh! I can let my users... Continue Reading →