Enable/Disable Modern UX in SharePoint Online with PowerShell & CSOM

Microsoft has announced the rollout of several new enhancements to SharePoint Online team sites in Office 365. These  enhancements are the Modern UX for Team Site publishing pages/new web parts and OneDrive for Business sites in SharePoint Online in Office 365. Modern lists and support for Microsoft Flow and PowerApps, Modern Document libraries, Site Contents Page of… Continue reading Enable/Disable Modern UX in SharePoint Online with PowerShell & CSOM

Word Automation Services for SharePoint 2013

Introduction Word Automation Service is a service provided by Microsoft in SharePoint 2013 to perform conversion of documents that are supported by Microsoft Word. The conversion that happens is purely server-side conversion. This service existed in SharePoint 2010 version as well. The main change in this service from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 version is… Continue reading Word Automation Services for SharePoint 2013

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Understanding SharePoint Framework (SPFx) – Developers’ Perspective

Our recent webinar on ‘Introduction to SharePoint Framework’ (SPFx) attracted very active participation from a large number of developers. This blog gives a brief overview of SharePoint Framework followed by answers to questions from the participants of that webinar. Understanding SharePoint Framework: As Microsoft says, “The SharePoint Framework is a Page and Part model that enables… Continue reading Understanding SharePoint Framework (SPFx) – Developers’ Perspective

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Configuring Workflow Manager in SharePoint 2013

Workflow Manager is a multi-tenant host for running and managing Windows Workflow Foundation workflows, and supporting high scale and high density execution. Workflow Manager builds on the Windows Workflow Foundation programming model, run time, and activity library in the .NET Framework. When you install SharePoint 2013 in your server only 2010 workflows will be available… Continue reading Configuring Workflow Manager in SharePoint 2013

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Understanding Representational State Transfer (REST)

Introduction SharePoint 2013 introduces a Representational State Transfer (REST) service that is comparable to the existing SharePoint client object models. REST allows for a minimum data to be passed using the same well-established mechanism that defines the web without a lot of the encumbrances introduced by fatter protocols. It allows programmers to build programs easily that… Continue reading Understanding Representational State Transfer (REST)

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Comparing SharePoint Migration Tools

Microsoft SharePoint periodically releases newer versions with advanced features. There is value-add in every release, making migrating to newer versions beneficial for customers. The migration process can be executed using a manual approach or with a tool.  in case a tool is preferred, it is important to note that there  are several tools available today that support SharePoint migration from… Continue reading Comparing SharePoint Migration Tools

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Uses of Office 365 Planner

Challenges in the modern work place: Recently, we have come across multiple challenges in the modern work place, such as: Users work from multiple locations Most of the user’s time goes in looking for information Failure to coordinate across units and users Microsoft project server is too complex or too robust for their needs. So… Continue reading Uses of Office 365 Planner

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What is SharePoint Sprawl?

Introduction SharePoint Sprawl explains a situation where an excessive number of unattended or rarely used SharePoint sites and content, farm. A perusal of such sites will have outdated information or unknown ownership. SharePoint sprawl happens when an organization implements content management in the enterprise without rethinking it’s usage or plan structure. Generally, a SharePoint site… Continue reading What is SharePoint Sprawl?

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5 Ways to Maximize Business Value in Insurance with SharePoint

Today, enterprises have become data-intensive! It is all about controlling expenses, increasing efficiency and above all engaging with customers. The insurance Industry is no exception. To generate a significant business value proposition, improve collaboration among employees and ensuring documentation is properly produced, controlled and audit-able, several insurance companies are harnessing the power of Microsoft SharePoint.… Continue reading 5 Ways to Maximize Business Value in Insurance with SharePoint

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Hybrid in SharePoint 2016

Most of us who work on Microsoft SharePoint can safely agree that Microsoft is pushing its customer base towards SharePoint online. However, the fact is,  as long as the demand for on-premise version of SharePoint continues to exist, it is likely that they will  not stop the release of the on-premise version. For most companies… Continue reading Hybrid in SharePoint 2016

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SharePoint Online and Salesforce Integration

SharePoint Online and Salesforce are two different cloud platforms, provided as “Software as a Service” from two different vendors. SharePoint is a cloud-based “Software as a Service” using which organizations can share content with colleagues, partners, and customers. SharePoint online also provides flexibility to access it from anywhere, i.e. home or office or wherever Internet… Continue reading SharePoint Online and Salesforce Integration

OneDrive for Business

Microsoft has a public offering called OneDrive. It is a personal online storage service, easily comparable to one you may already know, i.e. Dropbox. You can store files/documents in your OneDrive and access them from anywhere, or you can even send links to people so they can see it, based on the permissions provided. This service… Continue reading OneDrive for Business

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SharePoint’s ‘Crawled’ and ‘Managed Properties’ for Search

This is how Sharepoint can maximize business value. When we start learning SharePoint, we focus more on columns and site columns. However, in SharePoint 2013, the major feature that everyone talks about is the `search’ feature and what can be done with it. To do anything with search-related features, we first need to understand the… Continue reading SharePoint’s ‘Crawled’ and ‘Managed Properties’ for Search

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AngularJS with SharePoint

In the recent past, web apps have taken on an extremely important role with a prerequisite that they be fast and appealing. More importantly they need to be user friendly. While there are several good technologies to create such apps, I believe that there is one good technology AngularJs, which is extremely useful for creating… Continue reading AngularJS with SharePoint