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Posts Tagged "Best Practices"

Please stop making everyone a Group Owner!

This is @#$%^ frustrating. I often perform assessments for my clients, where I check the existing Teams/SharePoint site setup, security, info architecture, and other settings. I click on Group/Site Permissions, see 10 users being part of a group, and… all 10 are Group Owners. Let me explain why this is a bad idea and can lead to inadvertent intellectual property loss. Group… keep reading >

Hub Navigation Best Practices

I blogged extensively about the best practices on the Quick Launch (local) navigation in the past. However, Hub Navigation, the one that links all the sites in the HUB, is equally important. I recently got a few requests from my loyal blog followers to share my opinion and best practices on Hub navigation, so I would like to do this right here,… keep reading >

Why every SharePoint Site needs two Owners

When I work with clients, I often observe situations where there are tens or hundreds of SharePoint sites that have been created, and no one knows what the hell they are for and why they were created in the first place. This, unfortunately, can lead to some severe consequences, including loss of intellectual property. With this short post, I would like to… keep reading >

4 security roles of a SharePoint site

Fact: Understanding how security works in SharePoint continues to be the leading cause of high blood pressure among SharePoint users. OK, I just made it up, but judging by the number of questions and urgent emails I get from my clients and blog followers, this got to be the biggest matzo ball out there among those using SharePoint Online for collaboration. I… keep reading >

Teams Wiki vs. OneNote

In this post, I would like to explain the difference between Teams Wiki and OneNote. Both apps are highly visible from SharePoint and Teams and seem to serve the same purpose, so I would like to explain what they are and whether you should use one or another. OneNote OneNote is an application that allows you to take all kinds of notes.… keep reading >