Wahoo! 50,000 YouTube Views

I’ve been making short demo videos show tips and tricks for SharePoint, Power Automate, PowerApps, Microsoft Teams and other Microsoft 365 features for a little while. Today I reached a goal I’d set myself, passing 50,000 views. Wahoo! I tend to make videos based on things I’ve recently worked on or where someone has asked a question and I’ve gone down the rabbit hole trying … Continue reading Wahoo! 50,000 YouTube Views

Designing SharePoint for Mobile App users

The SharePoint mobile App is a great way to access your content when you’re away from the office. If your user community uses the mobile app then it is important to design pages that will display nicely on a phone. The page, section layout and web-part order all play an important part in making a great mobile experience. If you have a two column section, … Continue reading Designing SharePoint for Mobile App users

SharePoint Online Site Structure

How do you decide on the structure of your SharePoint environment? In this blog I’ll talk about how to structure your SharePoint environment to make it easy to apply policies for sharing, retention and content sensitivity. I will focus on SharePoint Modern Team sites in this post, although some of this also applies to Modern Communication sites. The basic building blocks of SharePoint from a … Continue reading SharePoint Online Site Structure

Controlled Documents with SharePoint Online

Can SharePoint be used to manage Controlled Documents? This was the subject of a webinar I ran recently. I demonstrated some of the advanced document management features and using Power Automate to build approval processes. During the webinar I talk about the common requirements for a controlled document system, process complexities and the some of the additional things you could do to enhance a solution. … Continue reading Controlled Documents with SharePoint Online

SharePoint Column Formatting with JSON

Do you need to format the columns in your document library to highlight fields of a particular status or within a date range? This blog includes the example code the video demo on my YouTube channel. To access the column formatting feature, go to your SharePoint List or Library and then click the heading of the column you want to format. You will bee the … Continue reading SharePoint Column Formatting with JSON

Community Collaboration with Microsoft Teams

Our communities are the home for many small non-profit organisations that often rely on donations to provide services to those in need. The people who work in these organisations come from all sorts of backgrounds and share a common goal to help others. They are often constrained by skills, budget or time. Towards the end of 2019 I was invited to take part in a … Continue reading Community Collaboration with Microsoft Teams