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How to hide documents in Delve

Delve in Office 365 is, in my opinion, the most misunderstood application in Office 365. I always define it as Facebook®, and Employee Directory combined. It is an excellent place to lookup colleague’s contact information as well as other personal information like hobbies, projects, skills. I wrote a post about it a while back. There is another cool feature of Delve, and… keep reading >

5 ways to display Employee Birthdays and Anniversary Dates in SharePoint Online

One of the common requests for Company Intranets is the ability to display employee birthdays or anniversary dates on a main SharePoint Intranet landing page. While there is no dedicated, out of the box web part that allows you to do this (yet), there are a few tricks in the book that I employed for my clients in the past. That’s what… keep reading >

3 reasons you need to understand SharePoint User Profiles

In case you are a SharePoint Admin for your organization and are not familiar with SharePoint User Profiles functionality, you probably need to spend some time familiarizing yourself with it and getting intimate with it. While you might not need to use the feature right away in your portal, you might/will need it eventually. There are a few reasons why you might… keep reading >

How to control what employees can view and edit in Delve User Profiles

Are you still trying to make sense of Delve? If so, I published a post a while back on why Delve is the thing – check it out here. I love the tool more and more every day. It is almost like a Facebook feed, except in the context of Office 365. Instead of the picture of what my colleagues ate for… keep reading >

Social Project Management with SharePoint and Office 365

It usually takes me a day or two to write a post for my blog. This one, about social project management, just like some famous paintings, took several years. I started writing this post back in 2015 and constantly revised it and changed it to match the reality. Microsoft’s lighting speed of release of new tools like Planner, Teams and Office 365… keep reading >

5 reasons to love the new Office 365 Delve

As SharePoint Online and Office 365 platforms continue to mature, one area that has recently gotten a major facelift is Office 365 Delve. After making its debut in 2014 as an ambiguous replacement to “My Site” functionality, it has now become an integral hub for team collaboration, content search, and employee directory. It is quite a challenge to describe what Office 365… keep reading >

How to create an Employee Directory in Sharepoint

In one of the earlier blog posts I provided instructions on how to create an amazing org chart in SharePoint using Organizational Browser web part. The web part allows you to display your company Org Chart on any site/page in an interactive/dynamic format. There have been a lot of SharePoint Online/Office 365 improvements since the time of the post, mainly in the… keep reading >

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