Yearly Archives: 2018

Using the SharePoint Online Content Type Hub

A Content Type in SharePoint is sort of a framework for an item. There are many built-in Content Types, such as Document, Event, and Task. Each Content Type has a set of columns which every item of that Content Type can use. You can create custom Content Types built off of any of the existing Content Types – such as a Purchase Order Content Type based on a Document Content Type with other custom columns added. A full discussion of

Create A Microsoft Flow for Mobile App

Microsoft Flow App – Introduction Microsoft has its own mobile app called ‘ Microsoft Flow ’ which gives you the power to manage, track, and explore your automated workflows anytime and anywhere. It’s available in Apple, Android and Windows stores. In this article, I am going to explain the possibilities where you can use ‘Microsoft Flow’ mobile app with SharePoint Online in your business automation processes. Scenario There are many repetitive tasks that we all wish we could run with just a tap of

Integrating SharePoint Online and Power BI (Part 2)

In Part 1 of the series Integrating SharePoint Online and Power BI, we saw how we can create interactive reports in Power BI and easily embed them in SharePoint Online. In this post, we are going to continue with the Power BI report, created and published earlier to SharePoint, using the Purchases List. In this example, we will add another SharePoint list called Purchase Budgets and create a relationship between Purchases and Purchase Budgets, so we can report on budget variances.

SharePoint Online Administration Center – Overview

When we talk about SharePoint, we are used to thinking that the platform is hosted on our own, simply because this was the usual way to have it on our systems. But when Azure arrived, and with it SharePoint Online, rules have changed a bit, so before entering in the Administration Center I’ll share with you a quick comparison between these versions, so you can better understand later why the Administration at Server side changed so much among

SharePoint out-of-the-box Workflows

Introduction to Workflows SharePoint is often used by enterprises as their intranet (websites, portals used by employees within the organization). And of these applications/sites, one of the most important functionality is, to be able to set up some approval process, tracking system or automation of office process. Such as expense approval, leave approvals, document approval etc. These applications require predefined steps to be performed every time and notify concerned people. This is where workflows come in handy. What is a workflow? It is

Integrating SharePoint Online and Power BI (Part 1)

Integrating SharePoint Online and Power BI As a SharePoint User, you probably have interacted with data stored in a SharePoint list.  We use SharePoint Lists to collect and organize onboarding tasks, vacation requests, expense reports, sales numbers and so much more. In the past, we have been using views to group and filter SharePoint data. How amazing would it be, if we could visualize that vast amount of data in a more meaningful and interactive way? In this blog post, I will show

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