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How to inherit navigation in SharePoint

One of the biggest issues that exist in company Intranets is the lack of consistent navigation. I am sure you encountered this scenario yourself. You click on some subsite and the only way to navigate back to where you came from is to desperately hit the browser “Back button”. One of the best practices and user adoption techniques is to assure your companyIntranet has… keep reading >

How to implement SharePoint Governance

I bet you have certain rules in your household. Like, you can’t eat in the living room, only behind the kitchen table. Or, you have to clean the house on the weekends (Yeah, I know). What I find as a norm in my household, you might find unacceptable in yours. SharePoint is no different. All companies are unique and all have different rules… keep reading >

SharePoint Intranet Homepage Best Practices

If you are building your company Intranet on SharePoint, you have to deal with one very important decision. What do you do with the Intranet Homepage? No matter what the objective of your portal is, you kind of need to have a homepage. How do you go about designing it? What web parts and content do you put on it? With this… keep reading >

6 ways to improve SharePoint site speed and performance

Have you ever visited a blog or shopping website and it took 10 seconds for it to load? I bet you will never come back to that website anymore. Same is true for collaboration platform, like SharePoint. If it takes you 5-10 seconds to load the page so you can retrieve a document – you will soon hate SharePoint. Poor SharePoint site… keep reading >

When should I create a site in SharePoint?

The unfortunate reality is that many organizations tend to use SharePoint as a file share.  Way too often I see a single site, with a single document library and all company files and folders residing inside of that library. As new libraries and other lists are added to the page, they all share the same (homepage) site. So before long, the homepage site becomes the Wild… keep reading >

Best Practices on SharePoint Site Design

I got an interesting question from one of my clients the other day. The question was whether I could recommend Best Practices on SharePoint Site Design. Having done some “googling”, I could not find a single article that encapsulated all the best practices. As such, I thought I would write this blog post and provide you tips and advice on best practices… keep reading >

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