SharePoint Pro en Debugging SharePoint Code for On-Premises Development <div class="node-body article-body"><p>So, over the years of working with SharePoint, I am sure like me you have had to debug code for SharePoint. If not, you are really missing out ☺</p> <p>SharePoint even though using .NET is not the easiest sometimes to debug and track though little bugs that of course you never wrote in your code at all. Depending on what you are developing will determine what you use for debugging. In reality there are different tools for the types of code you write. The table below outlines some of the tools you could use:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Debugging SharePoint Wed, 04 Jan 2017 04:31:00 +0000 23361 at Upgrading to SharePoint 2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>So, that time has come, SharePoint 2016 has been around for a while now, stood the test of time over the past few months and now you want to upgrade. Well where do you start?</p> <p>That depends on what version you are upgrading from, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 or something else. Depending on the source will depend on the approach. However, understanding the options and what can and can&rsquo;t be done is important for any upgrade.</p> <p>So, let&rsquo;s look at some of the reasons to upgrade, apart from the obvious which would be because it is new and shiny.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Tue, 27 Dec 2016 22:35:00 +0000 23351 at Developing a Mobile Application for SharePoint <div class="node-body article-body"><p>You are sitting in a meeting at work, and someone says &ldquo;<strong>wouldn&rsquo;t it be great if we could have a mobile application that would allow our users to complete X within SharePoint?</strong>&rdquo; or was it the one where someone says &ldquo;<strong>we need a SharePoint Mobile App for our site?</strong>&rdquo;. If this is something that has been discussed with your organization, then I feel your pain as you try to understand why we would build mobile apps that talk to SharePoint.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Development Mon, 12 Dec 2016 16:26:00 +0000 23341 at New Imperatives for Mobility, Content & Governance in the Enterprise <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Colligo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">View On Demand Now</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colligo SharePoint Office 365 Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:56:00 +0000 23311 at PowerApps for SharePoint <div class="node-body article-body">So, this past week Microsoft announced that PowerApps was now available for all to use within Office 365. This is a huge milestone in products being released into Office 365. Now you know it is available, what is it all about?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Wed, 09 Nov 2016 17:50:00 +0000 23291 at Building Dashboards in SharePoint and Office 365 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>So, what does every organization need to do with SharePoint and Office 365, build dashboards!! This has a been a requirement for I think every client I have ever worked with over the past few years. The ability to create dashboards of content, that contains reports for the executives is more important than often the core functionality.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Tue, 08 Nov 2016 14:07:00 +0000 23281 at Understanding Timer Jobs for SharePoint On-Premises and Azure Web Jobs for Office 365 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>One of the core building blocks when designing solutions for SharePoint is Timer Jobs. These have been a part of the core product for many years now. Microsoft themselves use these within SharePoint for most of the long running processes as well as what I would call the &ldquo;heavy lifting&rdquo; elements of SharePoint. An example would be things like content type syndication which utilizes multiple jobs for pushing the content types, as well as the subscriber jobs allow the content types to be bought down to the site.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Mon, 07 Nov 2016 17:03:00 +0000 23271 at 4 Email Problems That SharePoint Can Solve Now <div class="field-deck"> An eBook </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Email is still the predominant form of communication among organizations. Workers love email. The question is: How do you ensure that the important information contained in emails is efficiently captured, governed and shared? The answer is: SharePoint!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colligo SharePoint Development Thu, 03 Nov 2016 21:56:00 +0000 23261 at Top 10 Share Point 2016 Features <div class="node-body article-body">Here are the Top 10 SharePoint 2016 features that will go a long way toward helping you create a better SharePoint environment and platform, strengthen your ability to manage it, and improve performance.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Resources Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:25:00 +0000 23301 at Analytics in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business <div class="node-body article-body"><p>So you moved all of your SharePoint content to Office 365 and OneDrive for Business and noticed that for a while now there is not really any type of reporting and Analytics that you could use. But then things changed and now we have a whole bunch of reports we can run and use.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:12:00 +0000 23221 at SharePoint Analytics 101 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>So here is the story, you have spent all that time getting SharePoint working and running perfectly in your organization, everyone has adopted it (<em>as much as you can tell anyway</em>), and one of the executives asks you <strong>what metrics can we see on usage within SharePoint?</strong></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:17:00 +0000 23211 at 10 Things to Consider when Choosing the Perfect Email Apps for SharePoint <div class="field-deck"> Buyer's Guide </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Read this guide for 10 proven ways to deliver the productivity workers crave and the control enterprises demand!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colligo SharePoint Development Mon, 03 Oct 2016 21:56:00 +0000 23251 at Where does the SharePoint Patterns and Practices fit in? <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Over the past year or so Microsoft for the very first time has made life easier for lots of us by listening to us and then providing content and examples that show us how the best way of building something. This is a great change to see, as we can now download PowerShell, Code and even End-to-End real world examples that show us the how in a better way than previously.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint SharePoint 2016 SharePoint hybrid Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:22:00 +0000 23171 at Microsoft Ignite: SharePoint Announcements Include Better Syncing, Mobile Experience <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Well it&rsquo;s conference time again, this time it is the big boy, Microsoft Ignite. Today Microsoft made some announcements and released a few updates about SharePoint and Office 365 that are really really important for us to all know.</p> <p>I have broken the changes into the following groups to make it easier to follow.</p> <p><strong>OneDrive for Business</strong></p> <p>Some great announcements were made today, really focused heavily on improving the sync process for all files as well as the mobile experience.</p> <p><em>New sync capabilities include:</em></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ignite Ignite 20016 Microsoft Ignite OneDrive SharePoint 2016 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:35:00 +0000 23181 at Why SharePoint Hybrid is the future? <div class="node-body article-body"><p>By now you should have gotten used to the phrase Hybrid. It is not just a SharePoint thing, but of an IT thing that all platforms have moved towards. The idea of Hybrid really comes down to the combination of On-Premises and Cloud Service working harmoniously together.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 600px; height: 281px;" /></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Azure SharePoint 2016 SharePoint 2016 SharePoint hybrid Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:53:00 +0000 23161 at Did SharePoint 2016 Deliver as Expected? <div class="node-body article-body"><p>So SharePoint 2016 has been out for a while now, and lots of the clients I have worked with have made or are making strides to get to 2016. SharePoint 2016 was the long awaited update to SharePoint 2013 and promised quite a few features and updates that would make our On-Premises deployments better and easier to use.</p> <p><strong>So what do you think? Did it deliver as expected?</strong></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:16:00 +0000 23131 at Is Cloud really only the way forward for SharePoint? <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For those of us still using an On-Premises SharePoint environment, we might have asked ourselves whether cloud is the only way forward.&nbsp;</p> <p>Jeff Teper, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint, <a href="">outlined the vision in this great statement</a>:</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:13:00 +0000 23121 at PowerShell for Office 365 and Hybrid <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With the move to Office 365, one of the things that can become a problem, is the ability to manage the tenant and its services successfully. The user interfaces though great, does not always allow for the types of changes and updates that are needed. One of those configuration steps is setting up Hybrid. There is not user interface within the core tenant to achieve this, so PowerShell has to be used. In my past webinar from last week on SharePoint 2016 Hybrid, we used lots of PowerShell to configured the On-Premises Environment to an Office 365 Tenant.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:43:00 +0000 23101 at SharePoint in The Azure Cloud <div class="node-body article-body"><p>So you have come to that point where it is time to either adopt SharePoint as a platform, or maybe you already have it and are now looking to upgrade. The first question becomes, <strong>where do we put it?</strong></p> <p>The whole conversation about the &ldquo;<strong>Cloud</strong>&rdquo; makes this very interesting, which we won&rsquo;t focus on for this post. Instead we will decide that <strong>Microsoft Azure</strong> is the place to do this and start to work out how viable it is as an option. Microsoft have done a great job of trying to sell you the Azure Cloud.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Azure SharePoint Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:29:00 +0000 23081 at Office 365 Patterns and Practices PowerShell Commands <div class="node-body article-body"><p>By now you have heard about the great project that Microsoft and the Community have been working on called &ldquo;<strong>Patterns and Practices</strong>&rdquo;. If not, then you must have been sleeping J</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:53:00 +0000 23071 at SharePoint Framework (SPFx) Released <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hopefully by now you heard that the new SharePoint Framework (SPFx) has been released in preview. <a href="">The original blog post from Microsoft can be found here</a>.</p> <p>This is a milestone for the SharePoint Development Team, as it now begins the transition to what they demonstrated back on May 4th for SharePoint. The new framework is comprised of a few components, if you are using Windows like me then you will need the following:</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:20:00 +0000 23061 at SharePoint & Office 365 | What’s New for ECM & Your Mobile Workforce <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Colligo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">View On-Demand Now</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colligo SharePoint Office 365 Fri, 05 Aug 2016 21:56:00 +0000 23191 at Power BI Connected to On-Premises Data <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft&rsquo;s vision is that we would all use Office 365 for everything that we do, however there is one slight glitch in that plan, not all our data resides in the cloud or is accessible to the cloud easily. To facilitate this, Microsoft has released their Data Management Gateway tools that allow for On-Premises data to be consumed directly within Office 365, bridging the gap between the two.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Wed, 03 Aug 2016 16:31:00 +0000 23031 at SharePoint 2016 & O365 | What’s New for ECM & Your Mobile Workforce <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Colligo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tuesday, October 25th @ 11am ET</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colligo SharePoint Office 365 Mon, 01 Aug 2016 21:56:00 +0000 23201 at SharePoint 2016 and SQL 2016 Business Intelligence <div class="node-body article-body">During the testing of early releases of SharePoint 2016, the core Business Intelligence features did not exist. Some of the basic components existed but things like Excel Services were removed from as a core component. In fact, Excel Services is now part of the new Office Web Apps Server called Office Online Server, you can get it back connected to SharePoint 2016 which is important if you use that now. However, there was a shift this version of SharePoint, back to SL Reporting Services for On-Premises users.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:34:00 +0000 23021 at SharePoint to take center stage at Ignite 2016 <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> Those left feeling on-premise SharePoint didn't get its due last year might be rewarded in Atlanta </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has been cloud first, mobile first since Satya Nadella took the reigns, but does that mean on-premise SharePoint is last? Not at all, according to Jeff Teper, corporate VP for Microsoft's SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, who said to expect big SharePoint and Office 365 platform updates at Microsoft's annual Ignite conference in September.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint Ignite 2016 Office 365 SharePoint Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:18:00 +0000 23011 at Business Intelligence in SharePoint <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Over the years, many people have asked for a business intelligence platform, tied to their SharePoint platform. We have all come to realize that in reality SharePoint is a great presentation layer and central repository for content. As such it was natural for Microsoft to add Business Intelligence features into it.</p> <p>Over the years Microsoft has added the following core features:</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint SharePoint Tue, 12 Jul 2016 21:56:00 +0000 22811 at SharePoint Alternate Access Mappings, Host-named Site Collections and SSL <div class="node-body article-body"><p>SharePoint has been around for a while now, so we should all be good and knowing how to create web applications, site collections and sites. In reality we should also be good at defining the URLs that are needed, along with any mappings, and configure the use of an SSL Certificate. However, having spent time looking at SharePoint environments for some time, it seems that knowing how to setup &ldquo;<strong>Alternate Access Mappings</strong>&rdquo; and what you would really them for is more common than I thought.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SharePoint SharePoint SSL Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:51:00 +0000 22801 at Benco Dental Increases Field Sales Productivity by 15% and SharePoint Adoption by 20% with Colligo <div class="field-deck"> A Case Study </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Benco Dental is the fastest growing dental distributor in America, with over 50 regional showroom locations and 5 distribution centers that service over 30,000 dental professionals across America. The company&rsquo;s 450 sales representatives are on a tight schedule, typically visiting a dozen dental offices a day. When Benco wanted to improve customer satisfaction by having a quicker response time to dentists&rsquo; questions and requests for information, it chose SharePoint and Colligo Engage.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colligo SharePoint Development Sun, 03 Jul 2016 21:56:00 +0000 23241 at Mobilizing SharePoint with Colligo Engage 2016 <div class="field-deck"> A 5-Minute Video </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mobilizing SharePoint content is an opportunity for enterprises to drive worker productivity, boost responsiveness to customers, and build a differentiating advantage. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colligo SharePoint Development Sun, 03 Jul 2016 21:56:00 +0000 23231 at