I was recently preparing a presentation on Microsoft Viva. One of the requirements for setting up Viva Connections is that you have the app bar. The problem was that when I checked to see if the feature was available, it wasn't. I decided to go ahead and see if I could run the Powershell script … Continue reading It seems that I have the SharePoint App Bar… Kind of
The Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon returns on April 26th - 28th and I have been invited to present my Intro to AI with the Power Platform talk.
Every so often, you'll need to write a Flow that runs when a single SharePoint field changes. There's a handy action named "Get changes for an item or a file (properties only)" that you can use to do just that. Notice that there is a Since and an Until field. Here, you can specify the … Continue reading How to Check when Certain Properties Change in SharePoint
As we continue to plan for M365 Philly Virtual, I wanted to share a recent update. This year, we have set up a fundraiser page for the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The page will allow people to donate directly to CHOP's Children's Fund which will allow CHOP to direct funds to areas of greatest … Continue reading M365 Philly Virtual Special Announcement
If you are interested in the Power Platform and the things you can do with it, then you'll want to check in on the Global Power Platform Bootcamp that begins today (Feb 19, 2021). The Global Power Platform Bootcamp is a free event driven by user groups and communities around the world, for anyone who … Continue reading Join me at the Global Power Platform Bootcamp
Every so often, I come across someone who wants a full org-chart. The org charts in Microsoft 365 focus in on a small group that you can expand to see reports and managers but not the full picture. There are tools out there that provide robust org charts too. These services rely on someone keeping … Continue reading Creating Old School Org Charts Quick and Easy with Visio
M365 Philly Virtual It's time for another M365 Philly event! This will be the 3rd year hosting this event and 2nd year where it'll be virtual. Last year, we did 3 half day events in the middle of a week in July, 32 sessions, 34 speakers, 3 keynotes speakers, and giveaways. This year, we're planning … Continue reading Announcing M365 Philly Virtual 2021
SharePoint navigation and how to link to other sites often strikes fear in the hearts of many. Part of the problem is that the process of identifying what links should be in the navigation can sometimes be a challenge and SharePoint gives you a lot of ways to display them. There's a balance between being … Continue reading Let’s Talk about SharePoint Navigation: It Can Be So Ugly
I was looking for some reasons to play with certain animation libraries. I ended up creating a simple call to action button that will "do stuff" and redirect the visitor to another page. After I got the animation working, I added some additional configurable settings. There's still room for additional settings which I may get … Continue reading Animated Call to Action Button
This year was a little different for me as all of the virtual events that happened this year allowed me to contribute more to the community in ways that I haven't been able to in the past.