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

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