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What is PowerShell for Office 365 and Why Should I be Using it?

You might’ve heard the term “shell” used in computer science before—essentially, a shell gives you access to services in an operating system, and can be either command-based, or have a graphical user interface. Windows PowerShell has been around for a while (since 2006, in fact,) and Microsoft initially developed it for task automation and configuration...

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Posted by Angie Vujicic | 02 July 2019 | Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams Updates Coming to GCC High in Q2 2019

We’ve often talked about Microsoft Groups here on the ESW blog. We’ve compared Microsoft Teams VS Slack. In short, Teams is the successor to Skype for Business, and is a unified communications platform, and it combines persistent workplace chat and video messaging, file storage, and application integration. With the advent of remote jobs and seamless...

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10 Attributes of the Best SharePoint Consulting Company

There are a good amount of SharePoint consulting companies as well as SharePoint consultants in the world.  What makes one company better than another can be hard to differentiate.  eSoftware Associates is unique in that we also specialize in building custom Microsoft Office apps which gives us a whole different perspective on how technologies can...

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Learn if Microsoft Power Apps a Good InfoPath Replacement
Migrating from InfoPath to Power Apps

How to Migrate from InfoPath to Power Apps Interested in migrating from InfoPath to Power Apps, but finding that there aren't many good articles explaining the differences? We have you covered. This article describes what both technologies are, what they are good at and what to look out for before attempting to do the migration....

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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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