ChatGPT and SharePoint, what else can it do?

There are many things we do with SharePoint that can be either scripted or formatted that require some sort of code. In my previous post, I talk about how it can assist content creators, but what about people who are building things? Here are two examples that might inspire you to try this yourself, the first is a PowerShell script and the second some JSON … Continue reading ChatGPT and SharePoint, what else can it do?

Top Tips for SharePoint Document Management

I recently listened to Hassan Osman’s Podcast episode about ChatGPT and how it can help improve productivity for nonfiction writers. This caught my interest for a couple of reasons, firstly I write a lot. I blog, wrote a book, write reports, document recommendations, etc. You name it, I’ve had a go at writing it. I’m not a natural writer, often spending far to much time … Continue reading Top Tips for SharePoint Document Management

Fixing SharePoint Search

SharePoint Search is often misunderstood and maligned. How often do you hear stories of people not being able to find what they are looking for and giving up when trying to find something? How do we make Search better? Let’s start by explaining a few basic things about Search in SharePoint Online. I recently reviewed a SharePoint site that had nearly 400,000 documents in a … Continue reading Fixing SharePoint Search

Start a Power Automate Flow from a Javascript button in SharePoint

Power Automate has a connector that allows a Flow to trigger from an HTTP request. This is useful when you need to trigger a Flow from an external system or when you want to pass parameters to the Flow. This blog explains how to pull it all together. Note this is a premium connection. In this example, I want to read the URL Query String … Continue reading Start a Power Automate Flow from a Javascript button in SharePoint

Using the SharePoint Search API with Power Automate

Power Automate can call the SharePoint Search API but working with Search Results isn’t for the faint hearted. Here is a little journey I went on recently when I had a need to interact with Search results with Power Automate. To get results from Search, start with an API call using the Send an HTTP request to SharePoint action The Uri value is the API … Continue reading Using the SharePoint Search API with Power Automate

Advanced Document Reminders with Power Automate and SharePoint

I’m often asked about reminder functionality for things like controlled documents and contract management. Microsoft added basic reminder functionality by providing a template solution for Power Automate. What if you need something a little more advanced? The answer is to build a custom reminder Flow. In this example I provide tips on how to build a custom workflow and show an example of the reminder … Continue reading Advanced Document Reminders with Power Automate and SharePoint