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Five Reasons Companies Choose eSoftware for SharePoint Consulting

Microsoft SharePoint is a widely used collaborative and information sharing program that can increase efficiency across organizations of different sizes. But many companies find themselves lost among the features and functionality, or find that SharePoint doesn't do exactly what they need out of the box. When this happens, they usually reach out to a SharePoint...

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Posted by The eSoftware Team | 22 November 2017 | Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft SharePoint Online
Top 10 SharePoint 2019 Migration Best Practices

In late September 2017, Microsoft announced the release of SharePoint 2019 sometime in the latter half of 2018. A new SharePoint instance brings with it a host of opportunities—and challenges. We've all got some time to prepare for the migration, so our SharePoint migration experts put together our top 10 SharePoint 2019 Migration Best Practices....

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Migrate to SharePoint 2019 – Top 3 Tips

In September 2017, Microsoft announced SharePoint 2019, the latest iteration of their collaboration and information management software, would be available in the second half of 2018. Many organizations have begun looking forward to then, making their plans for when and how to migrate to the new version. While there are many options, we've listed three...

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Posted by The eSoftware Team | 11 November 2017 | Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft SharePoint Online
Managed Metadata Columns – How to Update

SharePoint has a Managed Metadata Service which is one of the biggest draws for using the service. For those unfamiliar with it, Managed Metadata Service allows administrators to establish a universal set of terms and categories that can be used for everything from tagging documents to setting your navigation. But many users run into roadblocks...

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What is SharePoint?

Quick… you are called into your CEO’s office and he asks you “What is SharePoint?” What do you say? Something about storing files and it does lots of things and… Time to get more exact. We have had this conversation many times with executives. It seems like it should be an easy answer to “What...

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SharePoint Migration
SharePoint 2019 Migration Risks to Avoid

SharePoint Migration shouldn't be as complicated as you may think even though different SharePoint versions can be filled with unexpected challenges and issues.  And with Microsoft releasing SharePoint 2019, the latest iteration, in the latter half of 2018, it’s time to revisit some of those issues. Our SharePoint migration team came up with our top...

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How to Fix SharePoint Calculated Columns

  One of the most oft-used features in the SharePoint Designer's toolbox is the calculated column. Whether it's adding two columns together or displaying custom code that renders HTML code, there are many uses. Recently, however, Microsoft released an update to SharePoint online that broke the HTML markup hack. From their perspective, the use of...

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SharePoint 2019
Migrating to SharePoint 2019

With the newest iteration of Microsoft SharePoint 2019 coming in the latter half of 2018, many companies are starting to put together their plans for the future. While we’re still waiting to see exactly what new features and functionalities will be offered, there are some things every business can do to get ready. Below, we’ve...

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How to Set the People-Picker in SharePoint Designer 2013

Utilizing people picker in SharePoint Designer 2013 is oftentimes underrated. One of the great native integrations SharePoint has is with Outlook and Active Directory. The ability to connect SharePoint tasks and workflows with a user ID has helped many-a business manage workload more efficiently. Today, we'll share some tips for how to set the people...

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Posted by The eSoftware Team | 12 October 2017 | Microsoft SharePoint
SharePoint Online vs. SharePoint Server

SharePoint Online vs. SharePoint Server Many organizations rely on SharePoint to manage their data and information, and many more are considering taking the leap. But with the two options available, SharePoint Server and SharePoint Online, which will work better for your business? SharePoint Server vs. SharePoint Online SharePoint Server is a locally-hosted platform that your...

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