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5 tricks that will make you a SharePoint Page Rockstar

Modern SharePoint pages provide a very natural and intuitive way to adjust the look and feel of your SharePoint sites. All you need to do is click the Edit button and get to work. The most important capabilities are right there on a surface available for you. However, there are a few cool tricks available that exist that some of you might… keep reading >

Microsoft Planner Best Practices

Having spent a large chunk of my career in Project Management, I really appreciate the lightweight and easy-to-use Planner tool we have available within the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. Microsoft Planner provides an awesome way to communicate tasks and due dates to the rest of the Project Team. Having used Planner in the capacity of a Project Manager, I would like to share… keep reading >

What is SharePoint App Bar and how to configure it

In this week’s edition of “What the @#$% is this new thing in SharePoint?” I want to introduce you to the SharePoint App Bar. If you or your users noticed a sidebar now present on all SharePoint sites, please meet the new and long-awaited addition to the SharePoint ecosystem. In this post, I would like to explain to you what it is,… keep reading >

2 ways to connect document libraries in Teams

If you live and breathe daily in MS Teams, you might need to access or bring in documents from other libraries that exist on some other sites. There are a few ways to bring in such information in Teams. So today, I want to explain two ways to connect document libraries in Teams. By the way, in case you want to learn… keep reading >

5 things every Site Owner must configure on their SharePoint sites

If you have been assigned a wonderful role of a Site Owner – Mazel Tov! Site Owner is a pretty serious role – you can pretty much do anything you want, including being able to delete a site. I describe in greater detail what a Site Owner can do here. Today though, I want to explain to you the 5 things that… keep reading >

How to personalize SharePoint for users

Quite a common request among many organizations using SharePoint is the ability to personalize SharePoint for users/employees. In other words – surface up content on a SharePoint Site/Page based on the user logged in. In this article, I would like to explain all the available options available up to date. I will admit this right away, personalization options in SharePoint are not… keep reading >

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 >