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]

Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 3

Part 1: Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 2: Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 2 Part 3: Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 3 In previous posts (Intro, Part 2), I shared my Blockchain 101 overview and started to … [Continue reading]

Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 2

Part 1: Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 2: Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 2 Part 3: Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 3 In a previous post, I shared my enthusiasm with enterprise blockchain and provided a … [Continue reading]

Windows 10 – Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Lagging UI – Fixed

For far too long I've felt like a frog slowly being boiled by my, admittedly, aging laptop and Windows 10. In particular, I've found certain programs, like Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business, caused my computer to either experience long UI … [Continue reading]

Extended Native Graph API Support Shipping Soon to SPFx

The SharePoint Dev Ecosystem hosts monthly community calls that are not to be missed. The February 2018 Community call was no different. Fortunately for those of us that are busy, we always have the recorded video's to queue up on demand. What I … [Continue reading]

Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet?

Part 1: Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 2: Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 2 Part 3: Blockchain – Hype or the Next Internet? Part 3 Now that the top was blown off the top of cyber currencies such as bitcoin, Ethereum, … [Continue reading]

SharePoint Conference North America 2018 @SPConf #SPC18 – May 21st through 23rd, 2018

On the off chance you've not yet heard, there is in fact a SharePoint Conference returning to Las Vegas, this May 2018. For those of you that have missed the large yearly SharePoint-focused conference hosted by Microsoft that once was SharePoint … [Continue reading]

Conditional Load of External Library such as jQuery in SharePoint Framework Solutions

When a SharePoint Framework based use-case arising that includes conditionally loading an external library such as jQuery, an option exists that includes looking to see if a library has already been loaded, and then conditionally loading additional … [Continue reading]