eBook : Building SharePoint Online Intranets

Are you about to embark on a project to build an Intranet or overhaul an existing one? I’ve written a book to help you create a great Intranet and avoid some of the common mistakes far to many people make. This book is a collection of thoughts from the experience I’ve gained throughout my career combined with first hand experiences from recent projects. My goal … Continue reading eBook : Building SharePoint Online Intranets

SharePoint Pages and Templates

One of the most common compliants about Intranets is poor quality content. If users search for something and get an underwhelming result, they won’t come back. Creating consistent page layouts is a great way to improve the overall quality of content in your Intranet. It helps the reader to find information and supporting material quickly and it saves the content creator time. This video will … Continue reading SharePoint Pages and Templates

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

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