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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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sharepoint online
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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How to Migrate to SharePoint 2019

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019 is the newest iteration of the software, and will be released sometime in the second half of 2018. Although Microsoft hasn't released all the details yet, it's good for organizations to start looking at their existing systems and make a plan to migrate. Today's we've got some good tips to help...

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How to Hire a Great SharePoint Consultant For Your Business

Microsoft SharePoint is one of the industry's best content management solutions. But finding the right SharePoint consultant to help you navigate all the ins and outs can be difficult. You have to know what to look for, how to communicate your requirements, and, most importantly, how to justify the expense. Knowing how to hire a...

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Microsoft Ignite: Top 5 Announcements

At the end of September 2017, Microsoft Ignite held its annual conference, showcasing the new and upcoming products from its roadmap. Included were updates to the search interface, Office 2019, and more. Below we’ve listed the top five features which will bring new and exciting enhancements to business owners: 1. Office 2019 will be available in 2018 The next...

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Posted by The eSoftware Team | 03 October 2017 | Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft Planner: What To Know

Have you heard of Microsoft Planner? Your Office 365 subscription comes with a lot of new and exciting features (with more coming all the time). Microsoft Planner offers teams the ability to create plans, assign tasks, upload files, and communicate with team members. Along with integrations with SharePoint, Outlook, and more, it can be a...

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