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SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint is a Document Management, Knowledge Management, Records Management, Collaboration and Information Integration platform.

Below is a list of articles and information I have published.

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Information Architecture

To learn more about my expertise and how I may be able to improve the success of your SharePoint implementation, please contact me.

SharePoint Blog Posts

Document Libraries and Folders

I am asked on a regular basis how I feel about the use of Document Library folders. To be honest, I always tell people “avoid them” unless you thoroughly understand the consequences of using folders or have a controlled means of promoting consistent use. This response always stirs up controversy so I thought I’d write … Continue reading Document Libraries and Folders

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PowerShell: Retrieve All Sites With or Without Personal Sites (MySites)

I love using the pipeline in PowerShell.  Recently I was in a situation where, if a PS script what a one-liner I didn’t have to submit it through the review/approval/change management process.  Its amazing what you can do in PowerShell in a single line of code! Retrieve all site collections, for all web applications in … Continue reading PowerShell: Retrieve All Sites With or Without Personal Sites (MySites)

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Debugging SharePoint Issues and ULS Log Files

I often see administrators and developers new to SharePoint find debugging difficult and complex. When working with SharePoint, log files are your friend.  In large on-premise farms, locating issues within large log files can be time consuming and sometimes difficult. When I am presented with an error that contains a correlation ID, I first resort … Continue reading Debugging SharePoint Issues and ULS Log Files

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AutoSPInstaller: SharePoint 2013 March 10, 2015 CU (KB2956166)

The AutoSPInstaller tool is not something I’ve written about in the past.  I’m not sure why because its a fantastic tool and I use it on a regular basis.  In general, it is a PowerShell based SharePoint installation tool.  If you are unfamiliar with it, I do recommend you take a look at it here. … Continue reading AutoSPInstaller: SharePoint 2013 March 10, 2015 CU (KB2956166)

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Evolution of SharePoint

Interesting article, from Julia White, general manager for the Office Product Management team, about the Evolution of SharePoint.  Exciting times ahead! Excerpt from Intro: “In the conversations I have with customers and partners, I’m often asked how SharePoint will evolve in Office 365, and what the future holds for SharePoint on-premises. As we move into … Continue reading Evolution of SharePoint

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Lightning Conductor 2013 and Aggregating Form Library Content

I have been working with the new Lightning Conductor 2013 content roll-up web part recently, specifically the new custom column abilities. This web part allows you to add a custom column to a view and it can contain any jscript and CSOM. This opens up a new world of possibilities. If you are unfamiliar with … Continue reading Lightning Conductor 2013 and Aggregating Form Library Content

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Redirect Users to a New Location Automatically

Recently, while working with a client, I noticed they had purchased a 3rd party web part to redirect users from one location to another.  There are other posts that describe a simple, out of box, solution; however, I wanted to include it here for my readers and clients. There isn’t any need to write custom … Continue reading Redirect Users to a New Location Automatically

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eBook – SharePoint Governance Best Practices, by Christian Buckley

Christian Buckley, Metalogix, has released a new eBook covering SharePoint Governance Best Practices. This is a great read and I highly recommend it. Click here to get the free eBook…

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10 Key Elements of Enterprise Information Architecture (#IA) – #3 Presentation

This article is the third in a series of ten that will help you better understand the 10 key elements of Enterprise Information Architecture.  To read the previous articles and the complete table of contents in this series, please click here. Presenting Information The manner in which information is presented can dramatically improve its value. … Continue reading 10 Key Elements of Enterprise Information Architecture (#IA) – #3 Presentation

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10 Key Elements of Enterprise Information Architecture (#IA) – #2 Understanding

This article is the second in a series of ten that will help you better understand the 10 key elements of Enterprise Information Architecture.  To read the first article and the complete table of contents in this series, please click here. Understanding Information Understanding information is the most important aspect of Information Architecture. Before we … Continue reading 10 Key Elements of Enterprise Information Architecture (#IA) – #2 Understanding

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