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Newsfeed or Discussion Board?

If you were to ask me this question a few years ago, I would probably give you a spiel about pros and cons of each and recommend one based on your circumstances and requirements. However, today, my answer to the question “Newsfeed or Discussion Board” will be short. Don’t use either of these. Let me explain. What is a Newsfeed (Site Feed)?… keep reading >

Top 5 features of Microsoft Teams

Unless you lived in a cave for the last year, I am sure you heard about the new Office 365 darling – Microsoft Teams. Even if you did not read any news on it, I am sure you noticed a new tile appearing in Office 365 app launcher. Just like Planner and Yammer, Teams is the new offering that is part of… keep reading >

5 reasons to love the new Office 365 Delve

As SharePoint Online and Office 365 platforms continue to mature, one area that has recently gotten a major facelift is Office 365 Delve. After making its debut in 2014 as an ambiguous replacement to “My Site” functionality, it has now become an integral hub for team collaboration, content search, and employee directory. It is quite a challenge to describe what Office 365… keep reading >

3 major components of Microsoft Flow

I just love Microsoft Flow! Having worked with Out of the Box SharePoint workflows as well as SharePoint Designer workflows in the past, Microsoft Flow provides the most intuitive way for users out there to build custom business processes. Of course, Microsoft Flow is new and can’t yet replace SharePoint Designer, but new functionality is added daily and the day when Flow… keep reading >

What is Microsoft Flow?

SharePoint is a great platform to store and collaborate on documents and content. However, it is not just about the static content. Any business, small or large, depends on business processes. These business processes could range from simple document or form approvals (think vacation request forms) to complicated processes, spanning multiple systems and applications (think hiring/onboarding business process or purchase orders/financial transactions).… keep reading >

What is Power BI?

I am sure as you are working through SharePoint Online and Office 365, you ran into something called Power BI. What is Power BI and should you pay attention to it? This post will answer some of the questions you might have. What is Power BI? Power BI stands for Power Business Intelligence. In pure English, business intelligence means an ability to… keep reading >

What is PowerApps?

I am sure you noticed PowerApps name, links and tiles appear in your SharePoint/Office 365 environment and are probably wondering what this is all about. With this post, I would like to explain to you what PowerApps is and how you can get started with building your own, custom application. What is PowerApps? PowerApps is a software to build custom business applications without the… keep reading >

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