More than ever before is clear what organizations intent to do with a successful SharePoint implementation. In my experience lots of companies try achieve better collaboration and communication experiences for their users. We use team sites template to create share-spaces or workspaces for people to collaborate with content and information securely and inside the corporate network, in the other hand, we use publishing sites that allows a better and more sophisticated content authoring experience and publishing features that any communication related department can use for share company wide information accessible to everyone in the network. As everybody know, Office 365 … Continue reading Boost companywide communication with Office 365 and SharePoint Online
Want to give a try to Microsoft Forms? Yesterday I created a Customer Satisfaction Survey demo to see at a glance the main features of this new technology now available for Office 365 commercial users. I was surprise to see how simple and slick the authoring experience is and of course love the final result. I can see so much power for specific set of scenarios. I just hope that Microsoft consider creating an API for allowing developer build forms and quiz programmatically as well as query the results. I do see myself building risk matrix surveys (Survey Analysis for … Continue reading Microsoft Forms, want to give it a try? Here is a basic demo
So all people happy and kind of impress with Office 365 Pattern & Practices components, especially the ones that are related to Office 365, is so much easier and simpler the provision things up to SharePoint Online. Recently had to deploy some assets into SharePoint Online, I did use Office 365 PnP as our deployment approach. Everything work just fine in our Office 365 Dev environment but as soon I got to customer tenant our deployment console app didn’t work as expected. First I notice that customer had ADFS set up and the code when trying to authenticate was throwing … Continue reading Just use a Office 365 based credential when deploying programatically
This week I was able to test #office365 and #SharePoint Online for Records Management: Information Management Policies Send To Connections Content Type Hub Manage Metadata Document Sets Content Organizer Rules Search Soon the details, “the good” and the “ugly”, but what I can say now is: Very powerful to have all those features available in the cloud for companies that need to be compliant with regulations and retention schedules now. If that is your case please give #office 365 and SharePoint Online a chance.
This week I had the chance to attend the San Diego SharePoint User Group meeting a.k.a @sanspug at the Microsoft San Diego Office. Good to see people interested in the topic Architecting Solutions and Systems presented by Randy Williams. Randy is a Director of AvePoint Client Services so you can tell the level and weight of the presenter, additional he is a great speaker able to have you totally focus and interested in a given topic for hours. Randy explained his take on the steps to consider for architecting solutions and services, he shares some of the questions that are really … Continue reading Questions important to ask when understanding and designing solutions for enterprise customers
On February 6, 2016 I am going to participate as speaker at SharePoint Saturday Mexico City. I am thrill to participate as speaker and be able to share experiences around some of my favorite topics like Nintex Workflows, ECM and Office 365 groups with the community. I will present three sessions in Spanish, so here are the titles: The modern office and the rise of dynamic teams Beyond InfoPath: Forms-Driven Workflow Solutions with Nintex Leverage SharePoint Online and Office 365 for Records Management So, if you live and Mexico City and work as a SharePoint Administrator, SharePoint Consultant or … Continue reading I’ll speak at SharePoint Saturday Mexico City 2016
Be aware that when you use Word Online to create documents that are based on a custom content type (different from the out of the box Document Content Type) and you have auto default value settings configure in the document library the Metadata values are NOT properly set. For instance, notice: Default column values are properly set up in the Document Library, the School column is mapped to High School term, notice also that I am using a custom content type called High School Document When I create a new document using Word Online, SharePoint doesn’t apply the expected term … Continue reading Column default value settings not working as expected in SharePoint Online using Word Online