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More Granular Permissions for Office 365 Groups: A Work in Progress?

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There are changes afoot in the way we can manage permissions in an Office 365 Group Team Site. (Naming for this stuff is getting really tricky. I continue my habit of capitalizing “things” that have a name in the product,

The Arctic SharePoint Challenge: A Hackathon for Office 365 Enthusiasts

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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

Naming New Office 365 Groups Intelligently Is !Important

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Sympraxis is starting a new Office 365 -based Intranet project with Sue Hanley (@susanhanley). Julie (@jfj1997) and I are really going to enjoy working with Sue! As always when we’re starting a project, we want to start collaborating with the

The Arctic SharePoint Challenge: A Hackathon for Office 365 Enthusiasts

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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

SharePoint Online Search Isn’t Displaying What I Expect – Part 1 – Trimmed Duplicates

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This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series SharePoint Online Search Isn’t Displaying What I Expect For years, I’ve been skeptical about search indexing in SharePoint, especially in SharePoint Online in Office 365. The fact that we can’t

Fixing the “Bad Request – Request Too Long” Error with Office 365 in Chrome

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This one really bugs me when it happens, and it’s pretty frequent. If you try to navigate to your Office 365 Settings or the Admin Portal in Office 365 with Chrome, you may well get this error instead of arriving

Dear Microsoft: Please Fix Retrieving SharePoint Lookup Columns with REST When the Lookup List is in Another Web

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I love SharePoint. I really do. I especially love writing client side code to build awesome applications for my clients. Today’s annoyance, though, comes while I am in the process of rewriting an application I built on SharePoint 2007, porting

Unity Connect Haarlem 2016 Follow Up

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Sorry it’s taken me a little while to get this post up, but I had a great time in Haarlem, The Netherlands the week before last at the Unity Connect conference. The conference is “under new management” – as it

Movement on the SharePoint List 5000 Item Limit!

In October, Eric Alexander (@ejaya2) posted an idea to the SharePoint UserVoice called Prioritize large list management in SharePoint Online. Yesterday I received an alert about it because I had voted for it. ‘Prioritize large list management in SharePoint Online’ https://t.co/L1NQ0Gpsyc