How to Find a Deleted SharePoint Online Site in the Recycle Bin and Restore It

We recently had a client ask us to restore a  SharePoint Online site they had deleted.  The site had been deleted about 30 days before, and we knew the day of the deletion.   When we went to the recycle bin and looked for the site, we didn’t see it; even when looking in the second-stage [...]

By |2019-10-16T12:17:23-06:00October 15th, 2019|Collaboration|Comments Off on How to Find a Deleted SharePoint Online Site in the Recycle Bin and Restore It

SharePoint Framework (SPFX) Extensions Custom Action Cleanup

In SharePoint Online we often deploy custom or 3rd party applications that have SPFx extensions. If you are not familiar with these, SharePoint Framework (SPFx) Extensions can be used to extend the SharePoint user experience. Using these extensions, you can customize more facets of the SharePoint experience, including notification areas, toolbars, and list data views. [...]

By |2019-10-07T11:44:05-06:00October 1st, 2019|Collaboration|0 Comments

HREmployee Self-Service Center Demo (2:08)

Get Started with the HREmployee Self-Service Center SharePoint Online is a powerful platform for information sharing, collaboration, document management and business workflow. But where can you start to get the most out of SharePoint for your organization’s needs? Our HR Employee Self-Service Center focuses on streamlining common business processes to alleviate pressure on your human [...]

By |2019-09-03T16:13:57-06:00August 29th, 2019|Collaboration|Comments Off on HREmployee Self-Service Center Demo (2:08)

Cloud by the Slice: Chef-Inspired Solutions Delivered

On July 19th, 2019 we invited our customers to join us for lunch at Giordano's in Oak Brook, IL. At our Cloud by the Slice event, we had the opportunity to speak to you about Azure, cloud migration, and how Peters can help you manage it all! This recap will capture the highlights from Peters' [...]

By |2019-07-26T10:53:09-06:00July 23rd, 2019|Managed Services|Comments Off on Cloud by the Slice: Chef-Inspired Solutions Delivered

Create a SharePoint Site Collection from the Site Template

Creating site collections from a SharePoint Site Template in SharePoint Online is little more involved than creating sites. The article below guides you through with the steps to create an entire site collection based on a custom site template.  Scenario:   You have a site (e.g. department or project) that we would like to be its [...]

By |2019-07-09T12:29:13-06:00July 9th, 2019|Collaboration|Comments Off on Create a SharePoint Site Collection from the Site Template

Moving to Microsoft Teams

For many organizations just getting started with Office 365, there is typically some excitement about rolling out Skype for Business in order to enable better collaboration between individuals. Unfortunately, many are disappointed to learn that Skype for Business is not available to them any longer. Back in late 2018, Microsoft tapered access for Skype for [...]

By |2019-05-06T09:44:46-06:00April 18th, 2019|Collaboration|Comments Off on Moving to Microsoft Teams

Beware the Auto-Save!

It saves all your edits and you may not know it!  It changes your original behind the scenes!  Run away, run away! Just Kidding! Content auto-save is a feature that automatically saves real time edits to Microsoft documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).   Auto-save was introduced with Office Online, and impacts files stored in Office 365 [...]

By |2018-11-29T15:54:54-06:00November 22nd, 2018|Collaboration|Comments Off on Beware the Auto-Save!

Office 365: Modern Workplace Preview (1:58)

In the final installment of our Modern Workplace webinar series we explore Office 365. Office 365 includes many helpful applications, but Word, Excel, Outlook, and OneDrive only scratch the surface of the potential value of Office 365. Discover how you can deploy, support, manage and use Microsoft’s Office platform to help empower your employees and [...]

By |2018-12-27T10:52:06-06:00November 15th, 2018|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Office 365: Modern Workplace Preview (1:58)

Migration to Office 365 from SharePoint On-Premises

SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint Server have been around for many years.  Many companies have leveraged SharePoint’s collaborative features, creating both internal and external sites that can vary in size from small to large configurations.  However, unless you have a team of SharePoint admins/developers, a company can be stuck trying to fill the void if the [...]

By |2018-09-26T15:02:53-06:00August 10th, 2018|Collaboration|Comments Off on Migration to Office 365 from SharePoint On-Premises

3 Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Microsoft held its annual product showcase for its partners from June 15-19, in Las Vegas. Inspire 2018 presented the overall strategic direction of Microsoft and how partners can best serve their clients with Microsoft products over the next year. I wanted to highlight 3 areas where Microsoft and their CEO made news. 1.  AI, IoT, and [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:11:29-06:00July 27th, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on 3 Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018