Introducing Microsoft Dataverse for Teams

Microsoft Dataverse for Teams is a lowcode development environment for building Apps, Chatbots and Flows in Microsoft Teams. Citizen developers can build applications that are accessed directly from Teams. Dataverse was formerly known as the Common Data Service (CDS), the Teams edition provides a subset of functionality for Teams users without any additional licensing costs. The security model uses Office 365 Groups (the Group used … Continue reading Introducing Microsoft Dataverse for Teams

Modern SharePoint Calendar Views

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked about using Calendar views in Modern SharePoint sites. It’s a common question for almost everyone migrating from classic SharePoint and they aren’t always happy with the answer. Now for some GOOD NEWS! Microsoft have added Calendar views to Modern SharePoint, but not quite like the classic version. Calendar views can be created in either … Continue reading Modern SharePoint Calendar Views

Microsoft Ignite SharePoint Summary

Microsoft Ignite is here bring us many announcements that will make SharePoint fans smile. In this post I’ll highlight the announcements and news that grabs my attention the most. I’ll also throw in a few things from other parts of Microsoft 365. I’ll update this blog frequently over the next three days, so check back later! Modern SharePoint is maturing as a platform with many … Continue reading Microsoft Ignite SharePoint Summary

Gather Suggestions with PowerAutomate, Microsoft Forms and Planner

Asking your users for feedback and suggestions is a great way to improve your Intranet. There are all sorts of ways to do this from using an email address, pop up forms, focus groups etc. The process of collecting feedback and suggestions can be automated using Microsoft Forms to capture details and PowerAutomate to create items in Planner for review. In this video I demonstrate … Continue reading Gather Suggestions with PowerAutomate, Microsoft Forms and Planner

Some thoughts on SharePoint Navigation

One of the most common problems I see with SharePoint is poor navigation. In my experience there are a few common reasons but it generally comes down to one thing, navigation is an after thought. This has a long term impact on the usablity of SharePoint and when done poorly is usually high up on the complaints list! This post isn’t intented to be a … Continue reading Some thoughts on SharePoint Navigation