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News and Announcements web parts in SharePoint

I have always been a huge fan of Announcements web part of in SharePoint. It allowed for a quick and easy way for users to add announcements to the site, whether they were company-wide, department or project related. With the arrival of modern pages in SharePoint Online, there is a new web part called News allowing to achieve the same requirement differently. With… keep reading >

4 ways to display charts in SharePoint

A great way to spice up your SharePoint site is by adding some visual charts and graphs to it.  I am a very practical kind of guy, so shiny objects and charts don’t excite me much, but hey, we all know your boss will love them, so let me show you a few tricks on how to display charts in SharePoint so that… keep reading >

5 reasons why you need to embrace Microsoft Flow

You can probably tell from my previous posts that I am a huge fan of Microsoft Flow. It is hard not to be. The tool is relatively easy to use, and you can build common scenario workflows in no time. With this post, I would like to summarize the top 5 reasons for you and your organization to embrace Microsoft Flow. 1.… keep reading >

Office 365 Groups or SharePoint Team Sites?

This was a question when Office 365 Groups made it to the world a few years ago and still remains THE BIG question to this day. When do you need to create just a SharePoint site and when do you opt for an Office 365 Group Site with all the bells and whistles that come with it? First, let me explain the… keep reading >

Why I stick to SharePoint Out of the Box functionality

If you follow my blog posts and newsletter, you probably already know that I am a staunch supporter of SharePoint Out of the Box functionality. That means that when I configure Intranet Portals, Project Portals or Document Management Systems for my clients, I only use what’s already available in SharePoint.  I do not use any custom coding or third-party tools or add-ons.… keep reading >

7 ways to search for content in SharePoint and Office 365

Good news – there are more places than ever to search for content in SharePoint and Office 365. Bad news – there are more places than ever to search for content in SharePoint, and your search results will differ depending on where you initiate your search from. So that you understand what I am talking about, let me explain the different search… keep reading >

SharePoint Custom list vs. Excel

Quite often, I am asked by my clients and blog followers, whether or not it makes sense to transition information from Excel to SharePoint custom lists. As with many things in life, the answer is “It depends.” Let me list the advantages of both, which hopefully will help you make the right decision. I assume you have an idea of what Excel… keep reading >

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