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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Provisioning Sharepoint 2013 Search Farm via Powershell

There are 3 ways to provision Sharepoint Search: Farm Configuration Wizard. After installing Sharepoint the wizard will start if you accept it, and there is no control over what this wizard does, all components will be installed on the same

New Meetup: February 8. Sharepoint 2013 Search Basics to Intermediate Skills

On February 8, at 6:30PM, I will be hosting and presenting the meetup about Search in Sharepoint 2013, this meetup will cover the following: 1. Search Overview Arquitecture Content Processing Analytics and Recommendations Search concepts, crawling, managed properties, import and

January 2017 Content Wrap-Up


I’m still adjusting to real winter weather, and the fact that many days I don’t venture far from my basement home office. I was explaining to someone last night at a #SharePint mixer in Bellevue (I’m on the road for

Drop-down Gamification


Office has so many features that there is no place to show all of them on screen. That is why, Microsoft has to use drop-downs and More… buttons. Unfortunately, most of us never even notice these buttons, leave alone clicking

Hyperfish Podcast about Groups in Outlook vs Microsoft Teams vs SharePoint Online vs Yammer

I recently did a podcast with Jeremy Thake. Jeremy is VP of Product Technology at Hyperfish and a specialist in Office 365 and Microsoft Azure. Click here to listen to the podcast. I had a great time doing the podcast.

European Collaboration Summit 2017 | Ich bin dabei


29.-31. Mai 2017. Drei Tage Ende Mai in Kroatien. Genauer gesagt in Zagreb. Dort findet der European Collaboration Summit 2017 statt. Ein Community Event. Mit hochkarätigen Sprechern aus der ganzen Welt. Diese  werden dort Informationen zu Office 365, Azure, SharePoint,

The Arctic SharePoint Challenge: A Hackathon for Office 365 Enthusiasts


This is an expanded version of the article I wrote for BZ Media‘s SPTechReport – the folks who bring you SPTechCon – last week. (Use my code ANDERSON when you register for SPTechCon Austin and save an additional $200!) Last

Greetings from Oslo, Where I’m Co-Authoring a Document

Today Julie (@jfj1997) and I were working on a document together. As usual, since we’re “cobbler’s kids”, we were emailing a Word document back and forth. No way! We decided to share the document from one of our OneDrives and started

Office 365 Update: New Service health dashboard

We’re updating the Office 365 Service health dashboard. We have rolled this out to First Release customers, and will begin rolling it out to the rest of Office 365. This roll out will be completed by the end of February.

Conversations about documents in Microsoft Teams


Teams discuss documents. Discussions enrich documents and documents enrich discussions. Discussions refine documents. If you don’t believe me, there is documented proof. I just don’t have it on me at this stage. But “Believe me. It’s true. It’s going to