SharePoint is the Answer to Content Collaboration in the Modern Workspace

In the afternoon on day one of Microsoft Ignite 2018, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jeff Teper took to the stage, and with help of a few on his team, he presented his update on SharePoint, OneDrive, and more. He clearly stated that SharePoint is the answer to content collaboration in the modern workspace, and I cannot agree more. There was a time a few years back where I and many the community thought that SharePoint had begun to stray and the path at the time was not clear. "Sites" referring to "SharePoint" in the Office 365 App Launcher exemplified those days. Since that time, … [Continue reading]

SharePoint Online Theming – The Threads Between Modern and Classic Experiences

Branding modern SharePoint experiences including modern team, communication, and hub sites continues to revolve around modern themes. Custom modern SharePoint theming is well documented at docs.microsoft.com/sharepoint, including the following starting guides to name a few: SharePoint site theming Customizing "modern" team sites Classic SharePoint experiences including classic teams sites and publishing sites continue as popular site templates because of their extensive branding endpoints. Common branding opportunities between classic and modern experiences continue to evolve. Let’s … [Continue reading]

Why the panic?

For those watching the cryptocurrency markets, we have been witnessing the umpteenth market scare, market correction, bear market—take your pick on your preferred interpretation or description. So why is this correction happening? Coin Telegraph provides these observations: Buy the FUD: Mainstream Media Convinced Coinrail Hack Caused Crypto Price Plunge and All of Top 100 Cryptocurrencies See Red Amidst CFTC Price Manipulation Probe, among others. Is this the end? Let’s continue to separate blockchain from cryptocurrency speculation. Blockchain evolution continues A few exciting … [Continue reading]

Get Consistent Branding Across Classic and Modern SharePoint Experiences

Full feature parity between classic SharePoint experiences such as classic/traditional team sites and publishing sites, and modern SharePoint experiences including communication sites, modern team sites, and hub sites continues to cause migration concerns for organizations of all sizes. Modern SharePoint sites provide many exciting features including a clean, mobile-ready interface, faster page load times, improved list and library experiences, direct integration with additional powerful tools such as PowerApps and Flow, and much more. Even so, certain features have yet to appear in modern … [Continue reading]

SharePoint PnP Provisioning Schema Version 2018-05

A new SharePoint PnP Provisioning Schema was just released and you can learn more from the SharePoint Developer Monthly Community Call - May 2018 edition recording. You can also learn more via the SharePoint PnP Github repo at: … [Continue reading]

Does Blockchain Mean Cryptocurrency?

Not all blockchains are created equally. The rapid release of an overwhelming number of alt-coins is causing some confusion. Specifically, what does each blockchain network or coin/token aim to achieve? You might be asking, "Another offering? … [Continue reading]

Join Me at SharePoint Conference North America 2018 @SPConf #SPC18

SharePoint Conference is back! And in Las Vegas no less! Are you going to join me this May 21st - 23rd for #SPC18? If not, why not? You don't want to fall behind! If you need even more reasons to join, I am happy to say that PixelMill is also … [Continue reading]

Microsoft Tech Summit San Francisco 2018

A few days back I had the pleasure of presenting, hosting panels, and assisting with workshops at Microsoft Tech Summit San Francisco 2018. I joined a few thousand other Microsoft technology enthusiasts over a few day period and discussed Microsoft … [Continue reading]

Did Blockchain Jump the Shark?

I continue to be impressed by the rapid evolution of blockchain concepts, although I persistently remind myself, just how much of this is hype? Recently, one of the stars of Shark Tank, Robert Hejavec was interviewed by TheStreet’s Scott Gamm to … [Continue reading]

SharePoint Hub Sites Make Their Debut

The wait is over! First publicly announced at Ignite 2017, SharePoint Hub Sites just reached a major milestone with a 100% rollout for Targeted Release tenants on Office 365! This means that we have not reached full General Availability for every … [Continue reading]