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Company Happenings Power App Template – Update to Version 2

CONTENTS Bug Fix Design Improvements All New Landscape Version Final Notes Related Posts: The Issue with PowerApps and SharePoint Calendars Delivering a Consolidated Snapshot from Multiple SharePoint calendars I've made quite a few updates to the Company Happenings [...]

The Issue with PowerApps and SharePoint Calendars

There’s a big issue when using a SharePoint event calendar as a data source in Power Apps. I have found very technical scenario-specific mentions of it in developer forums, but I’ve been unable to find any real practical advice to help me understand the principles of what is going on, or how [...]
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Delivering a Consolidated Snapshot from Multiple SharePoint calendars

Most of us have at least three categories of dates we publish to our staff.  We need to share this information in both a short-term snapshot, as well as notify everyone of longer-term dates that are coming up. such as all-employee meetings, important HR paperwork deadlines, and social [...]
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How SharePoint Handles Images

We’re all familiar with the concept of responsive page design, but I doubt that many of us have given any thought to how images are actually handled in responsive framework.  This concept impacts Modern SharePoint significantly, and is most apparent when dealing with Header or Banner Images and [...]
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Anatomy of a Modern SharePoint Intranet

This infographic was created to help frame and organize your intranet content, architecture and planning.  The goal is to help you quickly create the best strategy for your Intranet. The concepts outlined are based on deep analysis of over 100 award-winning Intranet sites.  They are applicable [...]
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Ways you can use our standard Intranet Architecture Template

A quick run-down of all the ways you can use our standard Intranet architecture template to add value to your project. Validate your planned architecture Quickly fix a mess Kick-Start discussions Content Checklist Improve decision quality Reduce Conflict Content audit [...]
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Strategic Approaches for Today’s Intranet

Considerations for your Intranet Strategy Many things are important to consider when building your Intranet strategy.  A few of the primary drivers include the size and makeup of the project team, and the general approach you'll take to develop the Intranet.  These two decisions will drive [...]

The Intranet Project Process is Broken

Today's Broken Process Encourages Wickedness Expectations are ever increasing, businesses need faster, better and cheaper.  But the process followed for our intranet projects can't keep up, it is unsustainable.  Organizations need a great intranet, but they simply can't commit the level of [...]
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Businesses are Lost in an Intranet Complexity Maze

The technology is complex, with many layers to understand. SharePoint is a flexible, deep and wide technology that has a lot of parts. Office 365 keeps growing and offering more and better services. It isn’t always clear how they fit together.  Our Intranet strategy has a lot of ground to [...]
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