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3 ways to make a user a Site Collection Administrator

Today I want to explain how to make a user a Site Collection Administrator. Just to be clear, we are talking about Site Collection administrators, not site owners/administrators. To make sure we are on the same page, please reference this post to understand the difference between sites and site collections. So we are talking about pretty serious stuff here – Site Collection… keep reading >

Why you should never attach documents in a SharePoint list

I see this happening again and again – users attach documents in a SharePoint list. Yes, you can do it – but that is not what SharePoint list was designed for. It is like making pancakes with an iron. As a matter of fact – there are some very strong reasons for you not to continue this poor business practice. Let me… keep reading >

Do we really need SharePoint?

I got an interesting email a few days ago from CIO of a prospective client of mine. He asked me whether his organization really needed SharePoint. His viewpoint was that he already got Office 365 Groups for conversations and file storage, Teams and Yammer for communication, Planner for task/project management and OneDrive for personal stuff. Specifically, he wanted to get my opinion… keep reading >

Best practices for SharePoint Site Templates

The ability to create site templates in SharePoint is one of its core strengths. This capability allows organizations to build unique look and feel and functionality into the template and then quickly replicate the site as required. A typical use case for the site template could be a department or project team site. There are certain best practices involved with the SharePoint… keep reading >

6 ways to save files to SharePoint

I had an interesting and trivial question being asked the other day by one of my clients. “How do I save files to SharePoint?” I almost responded, “You must be kidding.” I thought, just like breathing and eating – this was intuitive and common knowledge. But then, as I was explaining the options, I realized that there are way too many techniques… keep reading >

How to implement SharePoint in 5 meetings

In this post, I would like to explain the way I implement SharePoint for my clients. That is correct, I do this in just 5 meetings. This is my own methodology, essentially my own business model that I have developed over the years from my experience in the business of SharePoint consulting, business analysis and project management. While other consulting firms might carry you… keep reading >


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