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Migrating from SharePoint Classic to Modern UI, Part 2

Last week, we began to take a look at both Modern and Classic UIs for SharePoint and see whether you should make the jump. Today, we continue the conversation. Team sites Team and Communication sites are exclusive to the Modern UI. These sites use Office 365 Groups to simplify the permissions model, and as we...

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Migrating from SharePoint Classic to Modern UI, Part 1

With the advent of the Modern UI for SharePoint, is it worth fully migrating to the new version? Today we’ll take a look at both Modern and Classic UIs for SharePoint and see whether you should make the jump. Main Differences The first big difference we’ll look at is that Modern team sites are connected...

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Posted by Kristina Rosario | 24 April 2019 | Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office
Office 2019 vs Office 2016: Why Upgrade

Three years after the last standalone release, a new version of Office is finally here! Today we’ll take a look at the differences between Office 2019 and its older sibling, Office 2016 and tell you why you need to upgrade. First of all: Office 2019 is a one-time release and although it was suspected it...

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Microsoft Power App vs Custom Web App: Which Is Right For You?

Microsoft Power App vs Custom Web App: Which Is Right For You? A Custom Web Application is exactly what it says: an application built specifically for your needs, either by an external company, or by your IT department. But, because custom web apps are designed to capture, process, and store data, they’re very complex and...

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Posted by Kristina Rosario | 10 April 2019 | Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Power BI
A Look at AI in Power BI

Power BI is a great tool that enables every employee to make better decisions based on BI’s reports and dashboards. The downside to this has been the volume of data generated in these reports and dashboards. This is where Artificial Intelligence can really make a helpful difference. It can automatically filter your data, help with...

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Posted by Kristina Rosario | 03 April 2019 | Microsoft Office 365
OneDrive VS Google Drive VS Dropbox

OneDrive VS Google Drive VS Dropbox There’s been a boom of cloud services over the last five years, and picking the best fit can be a daunting task. Today we’ll look at the three most well-known players—OneDrive, Google Drive, and Dropbox—and see which one reigns supreme. The Standard Offers Regardless of which service you pick,...

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Alternating Row Colors in a SharePoint Modern View
Alternating Row Colors in a SharePoint Modern View

Alternating row colors in SharePoint was one of the easier styling components of SharePoint. This held true until the SharePoint modern UI was introduced. People have been wondering how to do basic things such as having alternating row colors in a SharePoint modern view using JSON. Microsoft introduced styling views for the SharePoint modern UI...

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Posted by Kristina Rosario | 06 March 2019 | Microsoft SharePoint
7 New Updates for SharePoint in January 2019

A new set of updates rolled out for SharePoint earlier this year. Today we’ll take a look at 7 of the best new updates Microsoft has made available. 1. Custom Formatting Microsoft had previously introduced column formatting, which lets users cut and paste JSON scripts into their formatting windows to have access to transformations on data in a list or library column. Then, they added view...

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Posted by The eSoftware Team | 27 February 2019 | Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Teams
Office 365 Groups and Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a productivity hub. Office 365 Groups centralizes Microsoft memberships in one place. While both have services that overlap, they aren’t in competition with one another—rather, they’re complementary. Today we’ll take a look at both to see which one best fits your needs: if it’s just one of them, or if you’re better...

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Posted by Kristina Rosario | 20 February 2019 | Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Power BI
New Top 10 Power BI Features

Power BI is a business analytics service offered by Microsoft. With it, you can have interactive visualizations with business intelligence capabilities—a user can create graphs, reports, dashboards without having to depend on IT staff and database admins. Today we’ll take a look at the top 10 new features Microsoft introduced back in January. 1. Show...

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