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SharePoint Design Best Practices
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 16 March 2015 | Blog
Metalogix Insider Threat Index (ITI) Security Action Plan

Metalogix has recently released a new, fee content security tool called ‘Insider Threat Index’ or ITI for short. It is a free download from here, but be aware it is only for SharePoint Server 2013, not SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2010 (yet). The tool does a great job of assessing potential security threats across SharePoint:...

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Setting a SharePoint Hyperlink to a Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 31 December 2014 | Blog
Setting a SharePoint Hyperlink to a Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

Setting a SharePoint Hyperlink to a Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 A recent request from one of our clients was being able to start a workflow from a link within the actual item. In their case, they have a list of events and wanted a link to the workflow and a different description other than...

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Top 10 Nuances of SharePoint Designer Workflows
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 03 September 2014 | Blog
Top 5 Tips for SharePoint 2013 Design That Last

When it comes to SharePoint 2013, it can be as simple as changing the logo to be your companies all the way through using some amazing design concepts with CSS3, HTML5 and JQuery. There are plenty of design examples to give inspiration, but how exactly do you pinpoint a style that works best for everyone?...

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Top 10 Traits of a Great SharePoint Consultant
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 11 August 2014 | Blog
SharePoint 2013 App versus Solution: Which Is Right For You?

If you are a developer who has been assigned to develop a SharePoint 2013 app, you likely know that there is now an app model as well as actual solutions. So which is right for your company? Is it Apples to Oranges? Not completely, but there are some key differences between the two concepts. Your...

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Posted by The eSoftware Team | 04 August 2014 | Blog
People Pickers in SharePoint Workflows

If you are scratching your head as to how to get people pickers to work the way you think they should, you are not alone. On the surface, People Pickers in SharePoint are great. They allow you to lookup people from your company’s directory in an intuitive manner. But what happens if you want to...

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InfoPath Alternatives Comparison for SharePoint Online 2016
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 28 July 2014 | Blog
Adding the Content Search Web Part (CSWP) to the ‘About Me’ in SharePoint 2013

The ‘About Me’ in SharePoint – why it’s a good fit for your companies users For those not familiar with SharePoint, the ‘About Me’ section of SharePoint is part of My Sites. It is meant to present personal information about the user you are looking such as their email address, phone number and profile picture....

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The Right Tool for SharePoint Workflows
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 10 March 2013 | Blog
The Right Tool for SharePoint Workflows

Workflow automation is the backbone to business process management, or BPM.  SharePoint is no stranger to automating business processes.  With content management integration as the driver towards business process improvement, adding workflows to drive automation is the next logical step for many companies. eSoftware Associates has worked with many companies to help them implement and improve...

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Querying Security Groups in InfoPath with SharePoint Online
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 29 October 2011 | Blog
The Right Tool For Content Migration

Some companies want or need to migrate content from multiple external systems into SharePoint. Other places need to figure out how to migrate or upgrade between SharePoint versions. But which tool is the right choice? You may want to compare one of the the following tools which are listed in alphabetical for neutrality purposes. A...

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Create an Auditors Profile in Central Administration
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 14 October 2011 | Blog
Create an Auditors Profile in Central Administration

In the event your SharePoint environment requires either an internal or external system audit, it is beneficial to have an audit profile, or permission set, already established in Central Administration. An audit profile will allow users who are added to the SharePoint permission group to access Central Administration and view the services and configuration without...

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