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Dad. Husband. Drummer. Learner of Things.

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A quickie on Microsoft Search – Good Stuff!

I had a play today with Microsoft Search. In this video, I provide a very quick demonstration of adding the “Microsoft Search in Bing” extension for Chrome (and can be added to Edge with Chromium) and demonstrate its use for finding stuff in our SharePoint Intranet. I then add some new content (a new Bookmark) …

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Cheque Deposits – Teams and Vistaprint KISS

This is my deck for a presentation I delivered in May 2019 showing how we use a smart phone (Camera), Microsoft Teams and custom made Vistaprint Post-It Notes to ensure a smooth and seamless client invoice, to payment, to bank account, to marked as paid process – end to end regardless of whom might be …

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OneDrive for Business – Q2 2019 Edition

In a nutshell, OneDrive for Business is your organizational home drive (personal files storage for users within your business). But it’s also much more than that. There are lots of intros to OneDrive for Business out there but the product keeps evolving and improving and as such, when I was asked to put together an …

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Two New HowTo Videos for better Navigation in SharePoint with Masthead

A picture is worth a 1000 words. A video is worth more, right? Explaining the value our product Masthead (Beautiful Navigation for SharePoint, Teams and really … Office 365) is easy but folks are busy. If you have worked with SharePoint in the past, you know that Microsoft’s navigation story to date has been poor …

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Adding an item to Masthead – Walkthrough

I was working on some materials for my next user group presentation (which I’ll share here soon enough). It occurred to me that not many people have seen our new (in preview) Progressive Web App for Masthead – we call it “Beautiful Navigation for Office 365” – SharePoint, Teams and beyond. So I figured I’d …

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Inbox Zero in the Office 365 Ecosystem

I took part in a neat event the other day at a local Meetup called “Lighten the Load: Tech Tools for Not for Profits“, run by the local NetSquared NonProfit group. It was a fun evening with great food (and Bourbon!) and a bunch of folks each took turns sharing their favourite technology tip, in …

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Casual Introduction to Working out Loud in a Teams Channel

I made the following brief video for our team internally to help illustrate the difference between following a channel, @mentioning a person vs the whole team and the overall concept of “working out loud”. It’s a little casual … but hey, so am I. 🙂 And if it helps someone, somewhere. Bonus. 🙂

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