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How to disable sync in SharePoint and OneDrive

File sync to the desktop has become a common feature these days. That’s understandable as it is far more convenient to work out of personal C: drive in a very familiar File Explorer environment rather than logging in to SharePoint every time. Moreover, Wi-Fi is not always present, and users want continuous access to their docs. That said, syncing files to user’s desktop… keep reading >

An overview of different types of security groups in SharePoint and Office 365

Just a few years back, managing SharePoint Security was a pretty straightforward affair. Before you jump at me and start telling me how complicated security management in SharePoint is and how your boss hates SharePoint for this, please note that I said “straightforward,” not easy. In the past, we only had to worry about SharePoint groups. With the evolution of Office 365,… keep reading >

The Ultimate SharePoint Governance Template

During the course of my corporate and consulting career, I had a chance to review, contribute to and critique a number of SharePoint governance documents. One common theme that I noticed repeatedly was that most governance documents were too complicated, convoluted and hard to follow. The language and recommended guidelines provided within SharePoint governance template were too technical, even for me. With… keep reading >

3 types of Navigation in SharePoint Online

Building proper navigation in SharePoint Online has always been somewhat of a matzo ball for organizations. While the tools existed, there were limitations that prevented users from creating something consistent. I blogged about 4 different ways to create drop-down menu in SharePoint, but if you had sites spread over multiple sites collections – good luck with that! You could not build common… keep reading >

SharePoint Permissions Simplified

Trying to understand how SharePoint permissions work sometimes feels like trying to understand how Facebook privacy settings work. You think you get it and then it turns out your wife has access to all the photos of you having way too much fun at your friend’s bachelor party.   🙂 So with this post, I would like to explain how SharePoint permissions work.… keep reading >

Should I have subsites in Office 365 Groups?

That’s a million dollar question, my friend! With all the changes happening with SharePoint, this becomes more of an opinion and preference than anything else. So let me share my thoughts on this. What are Office 365 Groups Instead of me typing it all up here, why don’t you check my previous post to read what the Office 365 Group is all… keep reading >

Best way to implement SharePoint in a large organization

As a SharePoint consultant, I mostly focus on small and medium-sized organizations. However, over the last year, I had a chance to consult for and help implement SharePoint in some really large organizations: a large medical device manufacturer, a university and an engineering company. So with this post, I would like to share my observations as well as share some tips and… keep reading >

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