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2 ways to create and display Unique ID fields in SharePoint

Often, when you work with lists and libraries, you may need to track the items by some Unique ID or identifier. Luckily, there are few options available out of the box that you can take advantage of to display Unique ID fields in SharePoint. Option 1: ID Field (Column) The easiest option available for you to display Unique ID fields in SharePoint… keep reading >

Why you need to be careful with the default document library on a SharePoint site

The default document library on a SharePoint site is like a Mother-in-Law. You cannot easily get rid of it, and if you do – you will be in big trouble! 🙂  Some time ago, I published a post on why you should avoid using the default document library for document management on a SharePoint site. This post is somewhat of a continuation… keep reading >

Public vs. Private Office 365 Groups

Introduction of Office 365 Groups has significantly reduced the anxiety for Site Owners to be familiar with ins out outs of SharePoint Information Architecture. Specifically, the security management of a site. With this post, I would like to explain how security works for Office 365 Groups, in particular, explain the concept of Public vs. Private Office 365 Groups privacy settings. How Security… keep reading >

4 types of sites in SharePoint Online

It was Mark Twain who once said: “If you don’t like the weather in New England, just wait a few minutes.” I am from Boston, Massachusetts, so that I can confirm, he was correct! And I feel like the same can be said about SharePoint Online and Office 365. Things change with lighting speed in there. What that means is that the… keep reading >

SharePoint vs. OneDrive mobile apps

SharePoint vs. OneDrive is one of the most frequent questions that comes up during the Training with my clients. I blogged about it and even published a corresponding video on the topic here. However, just like with SharePoint vs. OneDrive question in the desktop world, we have the same dilemma now with mobile apps. We have a SharePoint mobile app and a… keep reading >

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