A collection of 12 posts
Amazing MVP Summit - Machine Intelligence is ready for Prime Time!
Time has a way of flying by when you're not paying attention. It was recently the fifth anniversary of my first MVP award and as a result I just attended my fifth MVP Summit! Now any seasoned MVP tell you that some summits are good, and some are bad. We
Print Multiple Documents from SharePoint
I got a query from a colleague who monthly needs to print many documents from a folder in a document library. This was taking them a lot of time, and they asked me to enable 'something' to print all the documents at once. There are commercial products to achieve this,
Add Search for Current Document Set
Document Sets were first introduced in SharePoint 2010 and are an excellent way to organize content. I've gained many enthusiastic users of Doc Sets, but there is one feature they often ask for - the ability to search inside a particular Document Set. The issue is that Document Sets can
My SharePoint Online Sessions Now Available at Channel9
During the recent MVP summit in Redmond I was invited to co-present some SharePoint Online sessions for posting on Microsoft Virtual Academy. It turned out this would be a little nerve wracking as the format was on-camera! I usually provide voice overs for my videos, not 'star' in them. Anyhow,
Alternatives to SharePoint Timer Jobs
Note to reader [28th March 2018] - the following article is still valid if you're on SharePoint 2010 or older and unable to use Cloud. However if those conditions don't apply then you now have access to Flow, Azure Functions and all that good stuff, making the below advice somewhat
SharePoint On-Premises Lives
Over the past year or so I've spoken to some SharePoint customers who have been confused by the SharePoint message coming out of Redmond. Microsoft, in their enthusiasm to promote Office 365 have not really assured customers on the future of SharePoint On-premises. There's been a real lack of any
SharePoint 2013 Certification - There is a developer track!
Something over a year ago I wrote an article on how I'd gained an appreciation of the benefits of SharePoint Certification and gained my own MCPD certs as a result. Now that the certification paths for SharePoint 2013 have been released it was time for me to take a look
Variations available in Office 365 - but not for Public Websites
As I mentioned in a prior post there is a matrix available on Technet now that has details of which service sits with what Cloud offering. So to see what features are included with which Office 365 subscription I can refer you here [http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj819267.
Cloud SharePoint and End User Solutions
When I did the End User Solutions webcast recently the focus was for on-premises Corporate SharePoint installs. A lot of the nice possibilities such as Access Services or online InfoPath Forms are Enterprise features. Well, I got some perfectly reasonable questions after the webcast such as 'what can I do