SharePoint Saturday Baltimore 2017

I had the honor of presenting a session at this year’s SharePoint Saturday Baltimore event, which is one I hadn’t ever attended. It took place this year at Phoenix Technology Solutions in Columbia MD. My session was an introductory “Making Your Life Easier with Microsoft Flow”, and the slides are available via this link: Microsoft Flow…

Planner: Notifications

I’ve noticed some interesting things about notifications in Planner, so I thought I’d share. Microsoft has information on Planner notifications, but I wasn’t completely clear on some of the behavior until I poked around in it a bit. I have a Plan for an O365 Group I created for doing work with a client, so…

Teams: Get version updates for the client app

I’ve been playing around a little bit with Microsoft Teams since about the first of the year, when it was still in Preview, and being at SPTechCon this week reminded me that I really should update the Teams Client app on my laptop now that Microsoft released it to General Availability last month. Of course,…

PowerApps/Flow: Deleting a Connection

I was doing some housekeeping on my PowerApps and Flow connections this evening, and found this nice little safety net… To delete a Connection (say, for example, you no longer have access to a given email account), you just click on it in the list of connections: If you blithely try to click the deletion garbage…

Flow: Tweets about events

As part of my “Power to the People” session (presented at SharePoint Saturday Pittsburgh, several events in South Africa, and SPS Caribbean), I demonstrate a Flow which creates an item in a SharePoint custom list when there’s a tweet containing a particular hashtag (for example, a tweet about the event at which I’m speaking). This…

Around the Office 365 – Flow and PowerApps

My good friend Tracy van der Schyff (Office Servers MVP) has been blogging recently about Flow and PowerApps as part of her Office 365 blog-a-day challenge. Some posts are information/reference, some are walkthroughs. Below are links to those posts, but please check out the rest of her blog as well – it’s a crazy challenge, and…