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Embracing the Modern SharePoint: A Designer’s Perspective (Part 1)

This is part one of what will hopefully become a multi-part series on embracing Modern SharePoint from the perspective of a designer.

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The Top 10 Lessons Learned from 10 Years in the SharePoint Community

Last week was my birthday.   It was a time of reflection  as I look back on being part of the SharePoint Community for over ten years… wow I’m old.

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The North American Collaboration Summit is Back

Celebrating 10 years in the Ozarks

 

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Migration Mapping: The Case of the Superseded Server

I spent a week in early December working on-site with clients; helping them look at content on their soon to be legacy file shares and mapping that content to its new home in SharePoint.   

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JSON Column Formatting (Part 1)

I am a grumpy information worker. I work with customers for weeks, sometimes months, hammering out an information architecture for their Office 365 assets. We sweat details of navigation, metadata, and security. Queries are honed, web parts are implemented. User testing goes great. Naysayers start nodding their heads and smiling. Test groups give us notes and we knock off the rough edges. Plans are made, final deadlines are set and in a final attempt to button up the project someone goes and shows an executive and the fateful question is asked.

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Microsoft PowerApps: The Return of the Power User

The Microsoft product range has always had a special brand of user that has acted as the glue that holds the whole system together. The Power User.

You can hire a Database Administrator, a JavaScript programmer, a bookkeeper, or a mechanic. There are professional certifications, degrees, or patterns of employment that will tell you who is or isn’t qualified. Power Users, you find, like diamonds on the ground. They may be secretaries, clerks, department heads, or sometimes even executives. A Power User is someone who wants to find tools they can use to make their work more efficient.

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