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SharePoint Security and helping users become more aware

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A key aspect of implementing SharePoint in an organisation is relevant to security of content. The success of SharePoint in an organisation is due not only to how comfortable users...

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SharePoint and the Workflow Conundrum

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When utilising a collaboration tool the key productivity rationale is to automate processes through the content stored within that collaboration tool. SharePoint has a number of...

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Implementation

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Getting hands on deployment information concerning SharePoint 2013 can be a challenge. Managed to locate this guide which is created by Microsoft detailing the...

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GEGetDocConfig – SharePoint tool – List Document Libraries, Structure and Security

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Challenge. You are asked to get a listing of document libraries in a site where there are email address IDs set against them. Or – you are asked to get a listing of documents...

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See the SharePoint 2013 Deployment guide by Microsoft

Getting hands on deployment information concerning SharePoint 2013 can be a challenge. Managed to locate this guide which is created by Microsoft detailing the...

Verifying your Domain Name with Office365 starring NSLOOKUP

Verifying your Domain Name with Office365 starring NSLOOKUP

Had some fun trying to get a domain validated with Office365. Here’s the issue. When going for validation, you will be given instructions on setting a TXT or MX record and will be given a validation code to enter with your provider. If the provider given on the page is not yours you could then take a look at the help screen that gives more details and...

Office 365 Public Roadmap is a key service delivery tool

Office 365 Public Roadmap is a key service delivery tool

Being an Office 365 administrator is challenging. Simply being on top of the changes in Office365 would be difficult in the extreme, simply because you may need to feed into more than one client, and trying to pass information directly to them in their form may be challenging. The key focus of service delivery is repeatability; the attempt to apply one solution...

Register to attend the Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference

Register to attend the Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference

Hi All – I wanted to let you know about a great free event that Microsoft and the MVPs are putting on, May 14th & 15th.  Join Microsoft MVPs from the Americas’ region as they share their knowledge and real-world expertise during a free event, the MVP Virtual Conference. The MVP Virtual Conference will showcase 95 sessions of content for IT Pros,...

Understanding Training Options around SharePoint…

Understanding Training Options around SharePoint…

Welcome to an article which goes into the land of SharePoint Training. This attempts to examine various levels of training and how they can and are being mapped to SharePoint information workers, irrespective of whether they are SharePoint on-premise, or SharePoint through Office365. Please note, that whilst I go into some detail on training delivery that I am...

Office 365 Customer Success Centre Available

Office 365 Customer Success Centre Available

When delivering an Office 365 service, you will need to ensure that the customer has access to resources to help them understand and get up to speed. As seen with SharePoint ‘getting the users on-board’, there is always a danger of ‘recreating’ adoption content, simply because information is non-centralised – that also means having...

GEGetDocConfig – SharePoint tool – List Document Libraries, Structure and Security

GEGetDocConfig – SharePoint tool – List Document Libraries, Structure and Security

Challenge. You are asked to get a listing of document libraries in a site where there are email address IDs set against them. Or – you are asked to get a listing of documents in a specific document library and also list who has got READ access to those documents. Or – you have been asked to get a listing of the total number of documents across an...

SharePoint and the Workflow Conundrum

SharePoint and the Workflow Conundrum

When utilising a collaboration tool the key productivity rationale is to automate processes through the content stored within that collaboration tool. SharePoint has a number of platform flavours (on-premise, hybrid, online) and has integration points which is only limited by creativity it seems (not simply confined to Microsoft products). Therefore, it is...

ITAR – An Office365 Dedicated Support Plan

ITAR – An Office365 Dedicated Support Plan

Introduction If you run and/or own an Office365 tenant, you are guaranteed 99.9% uptime, you get a Service Health Dashboard, and you can see a Planned Maintenance Schedule. Whilst these features are crucial to ensuring a resilient platform that gives visibility of status, it is important to recognise that there is another support plan which addresses compliance...

Coming Soon! GEBestBetAdder GUI for SharePoint 2013

Coming Soon! GEBestBetAdder GUI for SharePoint 2013

Things have been very busy at the Geoff front. Work on the GUI version of GEBestBetAdder is being finalised. This tool will help you migrate and manage Best Bets from SharePoint 2010 enabling you to migrate to Promoted Results in SharePoint 2013, and just some of the following: Import Query Rules and Promoted Results into SharePoint 2013 from SharePoint 2010...