Teams and SharePoint: Better Together

Collaboration Silos Traditionally, our collaboration tools have been divided into silos based on the mode of communication. In the Microsoft space, we’ve used Outlook and Exchange for persistent messaging, Skype for Business for real-time communication, and SharePoint to provide a place to share documents and other information. These tools work together to provide for our…


Coming this June: Redmond Interoperability Plugfest!

This years’ Redmond Interoperability Plugfest is from June 18th through the 22nd! This week-long event will be filled with presentations centered around interoperability across the Windows, SQL Server, and Office platforms. Event details: What: Redmond Interoperability Plugfest When: June 18-22, 2018 Where: Microsoft The Commons Mixer Who: Developers and Quality Assurance Engineers Cost: FREE! Here…


Intelligent Search: Adding AI to SharePoint Search

With the wide availability of AI, a great way to enrich and improve your search experience is to integrate AI tools with search.  Not too long ago Microsoft published a suite of Cognitive Services, and many of these can help search on both the content and query side of SharePoint search. My team and I…


BI and SharePoint Onine

Business Intelligence (BI) and SharePoint online are maturing to the point that it’s becoming much easier to point to your data source, select the data you want to present, how you want to present it and publish it for consumption.  Even though this is a bit over simplified, this is much easier than current on…


Setting Up a My Site Host On a Non-Root Site Collection

There are a number of reasons you may need to set up My Sites under an existing web application, rather than its own standalone web application. However, most of SharePoint’s public documentation assumes your My Site Host will be on its own web app. It’s completely supported to have the My Site Host under a…

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Learn How To View Your Real-Time Carbon Emissions With Azure, And More On The Friday Five

View Your Real-time Carbon Emissions – Yes, It’s Possible Now With Microsoft Azure! Chourouk Hjaij is an Azure MVP, blogger and speaker. She writes on her blog here, has published many code samples on MSDN and has spoken at events around the world. Being a Microsoft Certified Trainer has allowed her to become proficient in…


Sharepoint Release Management with TFS End to End cycle Demo

In this demo I am showing how to create a TFS project, create a Sharepoint web part solution and adding it to source control repository of the TFS project, create the build automation (By creating wsp package)  and release automation and activating the continuous integration.