Search Architecture in SharePoint 2013

Search architecture in SharePoint 2013 has undergone massive changes in comparison to the earlier versions of SharePoint. A primary change is, SharePoint 2013, fast search has ...
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Managed Metadata in SharePoint 2013

Metadata is defined as 'data about data' or 'metadata'.  It can also be defined as 'information about information'. For example, a book can have Meta data such as, title and ...
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Driving SharePoint User Adoption [Part 2]

We have looked at the challenges and few basic rules to enhance user adoption for SharePoint sites in the previous blog Driving SharePoint User Adoption [Part 1]  Now, let us ...
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New Features in SharePoint 2016

Office 365 Integration Microsoft has enabled Office 365 integration in terms of hybrid scenario, which can be configured using SharePoint 2016 on-premises central ...
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Driving SharePoint User Adoption

Today, IT success is measured by long term user adoption and driving adoption is about understanding the business challenges that you will address with solutions. It is about ...
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Creating Open XML Documents using SharePoint Object Model

Introduction Open XML files are Zip files that contain XML, and it is very easy to generate or modify Open XML documents programmatically. Using the programmability features of ...
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Overview of Three Important Markup Languages of Open XML

Introduction Open XML Markup standard has been introduced to store the content in XML-based format on the Microsoft Office platform. It uses Open technologies which enable ...
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Introduction to REST API with OData Operators in SharePoint 2013

What is REST API? REpresentational State Transfer Application Program Interface (REST API)  is an architectural style which consists of a set of constraints applied to ...
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SharePoint 2016 Beta 2 – Closing the loop with enhanced usability

Just a few months after Microsoft released its SharePoint server 2016 Beta 1 i.e. IT Preview, it launched the last public beta releases - SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 and ...
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How to automate creation of list in SharePoint 2013 in different ways ?

SharePoint lists are easy to create by any IT Pro User without any assistance of a developer. List is often the primary source of data for solutions and apps. They can be easily ...
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5 Ways to Business Intelligence (BI) in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 provides numerous ways to get Business Intelligence done. They vary   from simple Excel based data presentation to PerformancePoint to Visio Services. Here is a ...
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SharePoint 2010 Development: ADFS Users not syncing with Site collection in SharePoint 2010 server

We had two ADFS(Active Directory Federated Service) users not showing up in site collection although their user profile was being pulled properly from AD. We tried full synch, but ...
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Create Awesome Extranet Portals using SharePoint 2013

One of the areas that most of our clients have hugely benefited from SharePoint 2013 is the capability to build extranet portals that allow them to closely and collaboratively ...
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SharePoint for CFR Part 11 Compliance

Recently we had a prospect who contacted us to evaluate how SharePoint can help in meeting the requirements of 21 CFR part 11. The evaluation was done at multiple level including ...
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3 SEO Overhauls in a SharePoint 2013 Public Facing Website

Until recently, SharePoint was widely adopted as a platform of choice for managing internal workload. Enterprises leveraged its capabilities for building intranets, search ...
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Customer Portal improves operational efficiency & customer loyalty

Since its introduction in early 2000, Enterprise Portal technology has seen its fair share of transition. A technology, which was first conceptualized to form the face of web went ...
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Three types of SharePoint customers, which type are you?

Microsoft’s most revered collaboration platform, SharePoint boasts of more than 125 million users, and its user base is still expanding. Ironically, very few of these customers ...
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SharePoint Saturday, Boston, 4/12/14

This year's SharePoint Saturday, Boston was on 4/12/14 at Microsoft's office at One Cambridge Center.   The event was packed  with over 30 different sessions by great speakers.
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Data Security in Office 365 (SharePoint Online)

The concern on where the data resides goes with all Cloud solutions. The data storage as part of the agreement is at the discretion of the service provider (usually unless ...
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SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade - Resolving Error during FIM Key Import

During the migration of user profile service application from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 I ran into this issue, was unable to import the FIM key and were getting the below ...
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