SharePoint Document Sets

I’m a fan of Document Sets for complex document management scenarios. Document Sets are a great way to store related documents together (folder style) while also adding metadata that can inherit to each document stored in the document set. The use case for Document Sets is usually where you have a requirement to store related documents in one place and also want the ability to … Continue reading SharePoint Document Sets

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

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

PowerBI Webpart for SharePoint Online

One of the secrets for creating a great Intranet is to deliver high value content that brings people back time after time. PowerBI is a great tool for building rich interactive dashboards for visualising and analysing data. The PowerBI webpart gives you the ability to add dashboards to SharePoint pages. In this video I demonstrator how adding PowerBI webparts to SharePoint using a little dashboard … Continue reading PowerBI Webpart for SharePoint Online

SharePoint Sharing Policies

Microsoft 365 allows sharing policies to be configured at both the tenant level and individual site level. In this video I walk through the sharing options and how to configure policies.  I also explain: how the options affect the choices a user sees when they share how to restrict sharing to specific domains how to prevent file permissions issues with broken inheritance where to set … Continue reading SharePoint Sharing Policies