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10 ways to make the most out of OneDrive Sync

OneDrive Sync, undoubtedly, became the preferred method for many users to interface with SharePoint. I listed it as one of the options available to users in this post. That is not a surprise; while OneDrive sync lacks some benefits one would expect with the SharePoint interface, like metadata and workflows, it offers the convenience of accessing documents from the convenience of Windows… keep reading >

12 ways to organize links in SharePoint

Back in 2016, I published a post on 8 different ways to organize links in SharePoint. It turned out to be one of my most popular posts back then. That is not surprising; organizing content (or links/bookmarks to content to be precise) has always been the primary need with most users on corporate Intranet. Links to 3rd party applications, Wiki pages, employee… keep reading >

A new Team or a Private Channel?

When you have several options to choose from – it is inevitable that you end up with questions on which option is the best in your specific scenario. That is exactly the situation with Microsoft Teams and Channels. Should you create a brand new Team or just a Private Channel within an existing Team? That is the question I get quite often… keep reading >

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 >