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8 ways to display Employee Directory in SharePoint

The ability to display some sort of Employee Directory or Org Chart in SharePoint has got to be one of the most frequent business requirements of the modern Intranets. That is not surprising, especially these days when many users are remote and need to know who the hell they work with and who people report to within their organization. In this post,… keep reading >

How to access files and folders shared with the Microsoft 365 Group via Shared with Us Link

One of my favorite features of OneDrive for Business is the ability to see files shared with me by others. As users share files from SharePoint sites and own OneDrive accounts, all those files end up in the Shared with me section of OneDrive. I documented this feature in this post a while ago. We also have a similar capability with Microsoft… keep reading >

What are Microsoft Lists?

Microsoft Lists application has been making waves over the last year, with its release back in August 2020 and subsequent updates to its various functions. With that being said, seasoned SharePoint users might recognize that, for the most part, this is not new, and we had similar functionality in the older versions of SharePoint. So in this post, I would like to… keep reading >

Why you still need a SharePoint Intranet

I get this question quite a bit from my loyal blog followers and clients. “Greg, we already utilize OneDrive and Microsoft Teams. Do we really need to have a SharePoint Intranet?” The short answer is “Yes.” And not because I build Intranet portals for organizations for a living. SharePoint Intranet has a purpose, which I would like to explain to you in… keep reading >

How to bookmark folders via Add Shortcut to OneDrive feature

As you deal with literally hundreds and thousands of files in SharePoint sites, you might want to save or bookmark certain files and folders so that you can come back to them later. In one of my earlier videos, I explained the ability to pin documents. That feature allowed you to pin files and create pins on a given document library, and… keep reading >

15 ways to make your SharePoint Site more secure

Security is probably on every Site Owner’s mind – and this totally makes sense. As a Site or Content Owner, I want to make sure my site is not just visually appealing and has the right content, but is also secure in terms of inadvertent deletions and data loss. In this post, I compiled a list of 15 settings/features that will help… keep reading >

How OneDrive Sync resolves sync conflicts

Ever since we had OneDrive Sync, we had sync conflicts. This is the fact. In the old days, with the old version of the OneDrive sync client, sync conflicts were primarily caused by the application itself. Lately, however, sync conflicts are caused by the way we collaborate and interact with documents. In this post, I would like to explain how OneDrive Sync… keep reading >