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The Ultimate SharePoint Governance Template

During the course of my corporate and consulting career, I had a chance to review, contribute to and critique a number of SharePoint governance documents. One common theme that I noticed repeatedly was that most governance documents were too complicated, convoluted and hard to follow. The language and recommended guidelines provided within SharePoint governance template were too technical, even for me. With… keep reading >

5 ways to display recently modified documents on a SharePoint site

When I build department or project sites for my clients, I like to display recently modified documents on a SharePoint site homepage. This is a neat trick because it is a great indicator of whether the site is active or not. Those new to the site can easily see when was the last time users added or modified documents on it. There… keep reading >

3 ways to promote links in SharePoint Modern Pages

Quite often, when building sites and pages for corporate Intranet portals, we need to link to other sources like external websites or some important internal documents, sites or libraries. The idea is, of course, to focus the user’s attention and highlight or promote a certain link. In classic SharePoint sites, there is a special web part for this called Promoted links. I… keep reading >

3 ways to open a document in SharePoint and OneDrive

I know what you are thinking. Greg, you will show me how to open a document in SharePoint? Isn’t it common knowledge? Kind of! I am sure you know how to open a document already, but I am hoping to show you a trick that you probably did not know about. Option 1: Open by clicking on File Name The most obvious… keep reading >

20 ways to create an Office 365 Group

Having spent my childhood years in the former Soviet Union, I appreciate the many choices I now have while living in the United States (God Bless America)! In Russia, we only had 1 of each item or no item altogether. Here in the US, my head is spinning from all the choices we, Americans, often take for granted. If you collaborate with… keep reading >

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