Category Archives: MS Office

Microsoft PowerApps for No-Code Apps

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Microsoft’s new PowerApps just came out this week! PowerApps is an app for Windows 8 and up desktops, or mobile devices. It is also only for Office 365 customers. When you go to http://www.powerapps.com, you can request an invite, so that your Office 365 tenant will be allowed to use it. Here is the link to install it http://aka.ms/powerappsinstall This

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Internal Company Newsletter Using SharePoint

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This is a very simple trick, and it can be done with any version of SharePoint such as 2007, 2010, or Office 365. I see a lot of companies send out newsletters to their employees, and sometimes they actually pay for services such as MailChimp or Constant Contact, in order to send out those newsletters.  In this post, I’ll show

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Office 365: Information Rights Management

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Information Rights Management is being rolled out to Office 365 right now.  I read about it here, and decided to go into my tenant and try it out.  This is very exciting!  What is Information Rights Management?  The quick explanation is that it lets you have tighter control over what happens to your files (mostly just MS Office files) once

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New InfoPath Book and more!

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Last month, our new book hit the shelves!  It is called Using Microsoft InfoPath 2010 with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Step by Step.   The book is geared toward beginners, and has very detailed instructions for all of the walk-through steps in the book.  Even if you’re not a beginner, there are many tips and tricks that you’ll learn along the

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SharePoint Adoption – Email Admin Perspective

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Before I was a SharePoint consultant, I was a server admin at a large hospital system.  Here’s a quick synopsis of how I got started in SharePoint, and some ideas around ways to drive user adoption of SharePoint from an email perspective. I was an Exchange 5.5 and then Exchange 2000/2003 admin for about 9 years.  I was on the

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