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Posts Tagged "Microsoft 365 Groups"

Office 365 Group or Communication Site?

Paper or plastic – this was the phrase I uttered to shoppers when I used to pack bags in a supermarket. When I immigrated to the US in 1993, packing bags was my first, real job. And I loved it! Being an introvert, I did not have to talk much, other than ask them this one question and then pack their groceries.… keep reading >

Why you should never disable Team Site creation in Office 365

It happens quite often when I deliver group training to my clients. I demonstrate how users can create SharePoint Communication and Team sites themselves without the IT involvement, and then I hear someone mutter in the background, “Oh, we do not have this button in our SharePoint.” đŸ˜„ So, with this post, I would like to share my opinion on this somewhat… keep reading >

Public vs. Private Office 365 Groups

Introduction of Office 365 Groups has significantly reduced the anxiety for Site Owners to be familiar with ins out outs of SharePoint Information Architecture. Specifically, the security management of a site. With this post, I would like to explain how security works for Office 365 Groups, in particular, explain the concept of Public vs. Private Office 365 Groups privacy settings. How Security… keep reading >

4 types of sites in SharePoint Online

It was Mark Twain who once said: “If you don’t like the weather in New England, just wait a few minutes.” I am from Boston, Massachusetts, so that I can confirm, he was correct! And I feel like the same can be said about SharePoint Online and Office 365. Things change with lighting speed in there. What that means is that the… keep reading >

Microsoft Teams vs. SharePoint

With this post, I would like to clarify the confusion that I observe many have about the difference between Microsoft Teams and SharePoint. If you ever wonder if you “Should use Teams or SharePoint” or if you “Should store files in Teams or SharePoint,” then this article is for you! First off, Microsoft Teams and SharePoint are two, totally different platforms. So… keep reading >

2 ways to invite users to an Office 365 Group Site

The reason I decided to write this post is that I want to clarify for you, my loyal blog followers, how you can invite users to an Office 365 Group site. Unlike a regular SharePoint site, you have an additional option when it comes to sharing an Office 365 Group Site. So with this post, I want to explain the choices you have, as well… keep reading >

How to replicate Office 365 Group Sites based on a template

Replicating SharePoint sites has been a no-brainer for many years now. You would build a site, save it as a template, then create a new subsite or site collection based on the template. A pretty painless and straightforward process that I document in this post. But now that we have Office 365 Group sites, how do you replicate Office 365 Group Sites based… keep reading >