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Why the Big Four Love SharePoint Consultants
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 02 August 2016 | Blog
Why the Big Four Love SharePoint Consultants

PWC, EY, KPMG and Deloitte, collectively known as the Big Four, are the four largest professional service providers in the world.  Each company has annual revenue streams of $25 billion or more.  Professional services include accounting, tax, finance, legal, and strategic consulting. When providing such a wide array of professional services across enterprise companies, it...

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What to Consider When Hiring a SharePoint Expert
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 20 July 2016 | Blog
How a Microsoft SharePoint Consultant can Improve your Processes

These days, effective data management is one of the most critical keys to success in the business world. It’s a challenge that has been enthusiastically accepted by the wider world of computing. In the midst of solutions that are provided for both commercial and private use, Microsoft SharePoint is one of the most intuitive and...

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InfoPath Alternatives Comparison for SharePoint Online 2016
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 20 July 2016 | Blog
InfoPath Alternatives Comparison for SharePoint Online 2016

Since Microsoft announced it is no longer investing in InfoPath and will discontinue support in the future, many companies and people have been wondering what will replace it.  One popular article vetted custom or MS Office solutions which basically states none are really that good. Another popular presentation outlines the history of InfoPath as well...

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Experience Matters when Choosing a SharePoint Developer
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 18 May 2016 | Blog
How to Setup SharePoint 2016 On Premise

The below 10 questions are meant to help a business properly prepare for and setup a SharePoint 2016 on premise environment. Each question is accompanied with the technical implications and the amount of technical time to accomplish each aspect so business stakeholders have some technical insight as to why the questions are being asked. How many...

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Top 10 Nuances of SharePoint Designer Workflows
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 12 May 2016 | Blog
Top 10 Nuances of SharePoint Designer Workflows

SharePoint Designer 2013 has been around for a while. Many had hoped improvements were to be made to it, especially for workflows, since the workflow engine got a major overhaul from SharePoint 2010. Alas, not the case. The major underlying theme is you, as a SharePoint Designer user, have the ability to create both SharePoint...

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Querying Security Groups in InfoPath with SharePoint Online
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 29 April 2016 | Blog
Querying Security Groups in InfoPath with SharePoint Online

For those of you who have been using InfoPath long enough, you have likely had a request to pull information about a user. The user may be the current user or it may be a user within a field. In either case, doing some quick internet searches will point you to using web services of...

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Let's Delve into Delve
Posted by The eSoftware Team | 23 March 2015 | Blog
Let’s Delve into Delve

For those who actively use the Office 365 checker in the top-left, you may have noticed that Delve is a new option. If you don’t see it yet, rest assured it is coming to you soon! What Is It? Delve is the newest search incarnation from Microsoft.  It allows people to search across everything they...

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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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