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How to Use SharePoint – Document Libraries

2018-04-24T16:00:45+00:00 April 25th, 2018|

(Part 7 of How to Use SharePoint series) We’ve covered SharePoint lists… why you should use them, how to use them, and how to create views. We’ve also looked at some more advanced user features like Exporting to Excel, creating alerts, and understanding versioning. Now we are going to look [...]

Introduction to PowerApps in Office 365

2018-04-18T16:44:38+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

Microsoft PowerApps is a Software as a Service (SaaS) for creating custom business applications across platforms and data sources.  PowerApps is one of the suite of services now offered with Office 365 plans. This platform is the Microsoft Infopath forms and Access Services successor that allows you to build powerful [...]

Versioning in a SharePoint List

2018-04-12T13:48:42+00:00 April 12th, 2018|

(Part 6 of How to Use SharePoint series) Continuing with the ongoing Blog Series of How to Use SharePoint, we are going to take a look at versioning in a SharePoint list. Versioning is a way to track all changes to a list item. Not only will you know who [...]

SharePoint 2016 vs SharePoint Online

2018-04-04T13:09:17+00:00 April 4th, 2018|

Making the choice on where to host your next SharePoint collaboration environment is becoming less of an apples to apples features and price comparison, but more of a strategic decision based on your organizational needs. Microsoft’s cloud-first approach and focus on building integrated pre-packaged solutions that have up-front security and [...]

How to use SharePoint – Alerts

2018-03-27T14:46:09+00:00 March 28th, 2018|

(Part 5 of How to Use SharePoint series) Alert! Bob is Making Changes Again! Continuing with the topic of SharePoint lists in the blog series How to Use SharePoint, we’ll now look at a list feature that helps maintain data integrity… Alerting. It’s easy to create an alert in [...]

Microsoft Teams – the New Skype for Business

2018-03-20T15:01:13+00:00 March 21st, 2018|

Microsoft Teams, which is available as part of Office 365, is quickly evolving into the Microsoft collaboration hub for project and departmental teamwork.  Teams integrates pieces of SharePoint, Exchange, Yammer, Delve, bots, and now Skype for Business, into a single solution.  Microsoft released Teams in 2007 to compete with Slack [...]

How to Use SharePoint – Export to Excel

2018-03-14T10:14:44+00:00 March 14th, 2018|

(Part 4 of How to Use SharePoint series) This post is a continuation of the ongoing blog series, How to Use SharePoint. Thus far, we have focused entirely on SharePoint lists, since that is one of the building blocks of SharePoint; at least from a user’s perspective. This entry [...]

How to Use SharePoint – Datasheet View

2018-03-07T16:23:01+00:00 March 1st, 2018|

(Part 3 of How to Use SharePoint series) In the previous entry in this How to Use SharePoint blog series we took a look at utilizing SharePoint lists. A common complaint from users when making the transition from Excel is that editing information in an Excel sheet is far [...]

Rackspace SharePoint Alternative

2018-03-01T13:34:07+00:00 February 28th, 2018|

For those businesses with their SharePoint at Rackspace, there is a viable SharePoint provider alternative if services aren’t meeting their expectations.  A few years ago, we had several Fpweb clients leave us for better pricing at Rackspace.  Recently, some of those clients have returned to Fpweb for dedicated SharePoint [...]