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Toronto Microsoft Insider Dev Tour – Create Productive Apps with Office 365

By | June 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Please join me on Monday, June 25th, 2018 for the Toronto Insider Dev Tour. About the event The Insider Dev Tour is for developers interested in building Microsoft 365 experiences today, using the latest developer technologies, as well as for those who want a peek into the future. If you can read code, this is for you, regardless [...]

Learn about Flow and OneDrive at SharePoint Saturday Montreal – June 2nd, 2018

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

If you are in the Montreal area on Saturday, June 2nd, please join me for another free SharePoint Saturday! My session details are below. Session Name: Automating Business Process on your Corporate Files using OneDrive and Flow Session Description: This is an educational workshop where participants can learn about the value, capabilities and benefits of using Flow with [...]

New OneDrive for Business capabilities announced SPCNA

By | May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

You asked. You voted. You shall receive. Microsoft has offered to listen to your feedback through a public, user driven forum aptly named OneDrive UserVoice (https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/filters/top). If you have a suggestion or have a request for an improvement or feature, this is the place to suggest it. In addition to requesting, you also have the capability to vote [...]

Versioning Update for SharePoint Online and OneDrive

By | May 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

The Importance of Version Control Version control, or versioning, allows a file or item to be restored to an older state that is chosen from the version list. With versioning enabled, items and files in the SharePoint list or library are protected from unwanted, miscalculated and inadvertent errors.  Applications of Versioning Track Version History: version history discloses information [...]

A Mail-enabled security group must be used to allow the “Let only users in selected security groups share with authenticated external users” setting in SharePoint Online

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

I wanted to setup external sharing in my Office 365 tenant for SharePoint & OneDrive so that only members of a specific group were allowed to share with external users. This seems relatively straight forward in that the SharePoint Admin center -> sharing area had a setting called: “Who can share outside your organization” -> “Let only users [...]

Guide to Provisioning your SharePoint hub site

By | March 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

SharePoint hub sites are a long awaited feature where by your Office 365 SharePoint Online communication or team sites can be associated to a hub site and inherit the navigation, theme and logo of the hub.  This provides a consistent user browsing experience for all of the associated sites without performing configuration on a site by site basis. [...]

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Guide to Provisioning your SharePoint hub site

March 30th, 2018|0 Comments

SharePoint hub sites are a long awaited feature where by your Office 365 SharePoint Online communication or team sites can be associated to a hub site and inherit the navigation, theme and logo of the [...]

Classic Sites vs. Modern Sites

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

  The question many are asking is: Should we stay with SharePoint Classic Sites or should we switch to SharePoint Modern Sites?  In this post, we will delve into the advantages and disadvantages of the [...]

OneDrive and SharePoint Multi-Geo

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Office 365 Multi-Geo provides an answer for many multinational companies who must meet local policies regarding local data residency. Or perhaps there are different levels of need, such as one office requiring local data residency [...]

Microsoft Teams and PowerShell

January 8th, 2018|0 Comments

The PowerShell Module allows the IT professional to control Microsoft Teams by automating the creation of teams, channels, and settings within a team.  Automating, simplifying, and streamlining daily tasks contributes to the success of Microsoft [...]

SharePoint Online External Sharing

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

One of my favorite topics in Office 365 is external sharing. Sharing and collaboration not only occur within your corporation, but it also involves external customers, clients, suppliers, or vendors. Sharing and collaboration can be [...]

List Template Duplicate Field

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Many of us have saved custom lists as templates in SharePoint Online or on-premises, to be re-purposed in the future, as an easy way to re-create the same list, with the same content types, metadata [...]