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SharePoint design fabric

All things Microsoft UX

The UI Fabric site is all about sharing the design standards Microsoft follows for their products. You'll find fonts, icons, button styles, wireframes and code here. The item I use most frequently is the THEME GENERATOR. This tool allows you to specify primary and secondary colors, [...]
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Delivering a Consolidated Snapshot from Multiple SharePoint calendars

Businesses need to share multiple types of date-based (calendar) information with their employees. Most of us have at least three categories of dates we publish to our staff. Official Company Events, such as all-employee meetings, important HR paperwork deadlines, and social events. Notices [...]
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The Big Hairy Audacious Goal

A Big Hairy Audacious Goal, or BHAG (pronounced bee-hag), is a strategic business statement, similar to a vision statement, which is daring and brazen.  BHAGs are usually emotionally-based, and for the long-term.  Folks outside the business often see it as questionable or unobtainable, [...]

Kill the Business Requirement, Long Live Culture

Culture is a large part of every tech implementation. I dislike the term “business requirement”, it is overused, and doesn’t have the right meaning anymore. What it is really about is CULTURE; what can the culture accept, and what is the culture willing to change. In the technology [...]

Stepping Users into SharePoint file Storage

Some users need extra time to get comfortable with the concept of managing files with metadata, rather than the detailed folder hierarchy structure we tend to have a love/hate relationship with. View Settings Options for a SharePoint Library SharePoint has added a document library view [...]
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