10 Years at Stratos Technology Partners

2021 is a very special year for Stratos Technology Partners as we celebrate our 10th year in business this April. In the very beginning we celebrated surviving the first month, then the first year and now we can celebrate our first decade in business. Ten years ago, Christchurch was just a few weeks into recovering from the February Earthquake that had left our city badly … Continue reading 10 Years at Stratos Technology Partners

Migrating M-Files to SharePoint

Do you need to migrate documents from M-Files to SharePoint Online? This can be a challenging problem because of the way M-Files stores documents means you can’t just pick them up with your favourite migration tool and transfer to SharePoint. In this blog I’ll share some tips on M-Files migrations. Getting files out of M-Files As I just mentioned, M-Files stores files in a format … Continue reading Migrating M-Files to SharePoint

Set SharePoint Folder Permissions with Power Automate

I am frequently asked to setup SharePoint libraries that contain folders and where different users or groups of users will have access to specific folders based on a set of rules. Common use cases include client folders where a sales manager can see all folders but each sales person only sees folders for their clients. Power Automate can be used to set permissions on either … Continue reading Set SharePoint Folder Permissions with Power Automate

Creating Good Intranet Content

As a consultant I get to see a lot of Intranets from organisations of all shapes and sizes. Some Intranets are new others were created years ago but regardless of the age, I often find the same common content issues. When we set out to create an Intranet we generally have similar vision, somewhere employees can find information that will help them do their job, … Continue reading Creating Good Intranet Content

Some Things I’ve Learnt in 2020

When we are faced with adversity humans have an incredible ability to adapt. This is something we have all experienced this year both personally and on a global scale. As individuals we have learnt to work from home, engage in our children’s education, find creative ways to support our friends and family, celebrate important events over video calls, over come Zoom fatigue and many other … Continue reading Some Things I’ve Learnt in 2020

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