SharePoint Modern Web Parts series

I’ve been writing a new series of blog posts on the Lightning Tools site, as part of my Technical Evangelist role. It’s a detailed look at each of the built-in web parts available for modern SharePoint pages in SharePoint Online and SharePoint 2019. For example, today’s post was about date-related web parts: Events, Group Calendar,…

SharePoint Saturday Cambridge 2018

A couple weekends ago I presented my PowerApps Jumpstart session at SharePoint Saturday Cambridge, which was once again a terrific event! The theme this year was Britannia – celebrating Queen Boudicca’s Iceni army’s charge against the Roman Empire. That meant cool logos and competitions, as again this was run in conjunction with the SQL Saturday.…

SharePoint Saturday Stockholm 2018

This past Saturday (September 1) I had the great pleasure of presenting my new PowerApps Jumpstart session at SharePoint Saturday Stockholm. This was my first time in Sweden, and I’m really enjoying it! (I’m still here, staying for 6 days altogether.) The speaker dinner on Friday evening was at Aifur, a Viking-themed restaurant in Gamla…

Flow: Work past the 30-day limit

I wrote a post over on the Flow Community Blog about one way to deal with the current limitation in Microsoft Flow that only allows a Flow to run for 30 days at the most. The basic idea I had was to check a scheduled date in a list on a recurring basis, and if…

The Content Type Hub in SharePoint Online

Certainly the most successful post on my blog has been one I wrote in November 2016, about how to access and use the Content Type Hub in SharePoint Online. More popular than Wairere Falls Farm Cottage, better selling than Planner Notifications, and more controversial than In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit. 😉…

SharePoint Saturday San Diego 2018

Southern California in mid-January… who doesn’t want that? And a day full of SharePoint learning on top of that – and beer with friends afterward… can’t be beat! We were looking for something to do during January that wasn’t too far away from northern California where we spent November and December, because we need to…