Using PowerShell to implement a Farm-wide Global Navigation solution from the Managed Metadata Term Store in SharePoint 2013

In this post, Application Development Managers, Daniel Setlock and John Spinella demonstrate how to export the Managed Metadata Term Store via PowerShell to a SiteMap, and import that SiteMap into a multi-tiered dropdown into the Structured Navigation within SharePoint through a code-less method. We had a requirement at a customer to provide unified Global Navigation…

Using Azure AD to enable partner access to SharePoint 201x

In this post, Premier Developer Consultant Marius Rochon shows us how to use Azure AD to enable partner access to Sharepoint 201x. The following summarizes my experience with setting Azure AD as authentication provider for Sharepoint 2013 or 2016. This setup enables access to SharePoint for external users (business partners, customers). While there are other…


Authentication options for custom application when accessing data from O365

In this post, Senior Application Development Manager, Anant Dimri explains authentication options available to application developers who wish to interact with data in O365. A developer writing applications that interact with SharePoint (SP) data (Lists/Events/Documents, etc.) will be faced with several options to setup authentication.  While there are numerous blog and support articles that cover…

Implementing Managed Tabbed Navigation with SharePoint – Part 1

Premier Developer Consultant Brian Gregor kicks off a new 3 part series with this overview on implementing Tabbed Navigation with SharePoint. Recently, I changed roles and have more opportunity to work in areas that have more of a development slant to them. One of my customers recently wanted to convert their Intranet portal into a…


When using SharePoint, don’t use $

In the latest post on his blog, Senior Premier Developer Consultant Brian Gregor discusses an error when using Distributed Cache PowerShell cmdlets with a user account that includes a $ in the name.


Workflow Manager 1.0 Refresh Disaster Recovery (further) Explained

Premier Developer Consultant Brian Gregor recently took some time on his blog to document his experiences implementing disaster recovery for Workflow Manager.  The following is an excerpt from his post, get the full story over at Brian’s blog Nose to the GrindStone: With the release of SharePoint 2013, Microsoft released a new platform for workflows…


Simplify Migration to the Cloud with RAP as a Service

In this blog post, Application Development Manager, Lalit Patel, shares some examples of working with Premier to minimize risk and validate environments using RAP as a Service. Migrating workloads to the Microsoft Cloud (Azure) provides many benefits for our customers. It is also a paradigm shift in how to approach capacity planning and risk management….

Ultimate Developer Workstation 2015

Premier Developer consultant Ivan Bondy brings us this series on building out a killer developer workstation. UPDATE: Ivan finished his series a few weeks ago, head back over to his blog to complete the saga of the ultimate developer workstation! This is the first post of a 4-part series: Ultimate Developer Workstation 2015 – Part…