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How to Create, Publish, and Use Sensitivity Labels in Microsoft 365

We all want to know where our data is and who can see it, and most importantly we want to know without a doubt that people who shouldn’t see it can’t.  

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Working with Likes & Replies in SharePoint REST API

Recently, while working on a webpart that mimicked functionality provided for SharePoint News Articles, I came across several issues where solutions were either barely documented or non-existent. After several hours of Googling, troubleshooting, reverse engineering, and guessing I found discovered various obscure solutions to all my problems.

Problem #1: Replying to pre-existing comments on News Articles

Problem #2: Liking an article

Problem #3: Liking comments/replies

 

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Can Microsoft Teams replace your SharePoint Intranet?

Short answer…Absolutely Not.

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WFH Series: 2020 is the Best Year of Innovation Yet.

I’m sitting here this weekend, watching virtual NASCAR.  First of all, please understand that we are not a NASCAR family, we are a sports family (football, basketball, lacrosse…doesn’t matter). However, it’s been weeks since live sports have been available on tv and so here we are.  My teenage boys are marveling at how cool the virtual NASCAR race is – you can see them race, much like you would watch a video game. They still wreck and have issues, so it’s pretty realistic to watch AND you’re getting the behind the scenes. You get to hear every word they say and let me tell you, their driving setup is pretty darn cool, it looks like the inside of their real car.  Typically, you can’t really see the drivers and their intense focus hidden inside their helmets, so that has also added a whole new element to the race too!

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Office 365 Security- A Plan

The tyranny of search engine optimization forced me to give this article that boring title, but honestly I wanted to call it “Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers” . One of the big myths we have in the Information Technology world is that security is a mature and solved problem.  In reality we just want to get the baby buggy bumpers in place to keep us from hitting our heads on sharp corners, we have to keep watching for risks and adapting our plans as the landscape becomes clearer.

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WFH Series: Find immediate ROI in Microsoft 365 (by replacing third party tools)

One of the first things we do when we are running a discovery session with our customers, is talk about all of the third party tools they are using. Why is that?  Well, we know our customer has just invested in Microsoft 365, and they want to make the most of their investment.  It’s time to look for all of the band-aids that all of the different departments have put into place (watch webinar on shadow IT) and look for a better, more cohesive solution. Why pay for all of those tools when you already own them in Microsoft 365?

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