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…

Using the SharePoint Online Content Type Hub

This article walks you through using the SharePoint Online Content Type Hub to create and publish a content type for use throughout your tenant. This gives you a consistent structure for items of a specific type. You can learn more in general about content types in this Microsoft article. SharePoint Online Content Type Hub Unlike…

2 Guys and SharePoint podcast – SharePoint Nomad

I was excited to be interviewed by Alistair Pugin for his South African SharePoint podcast this week while I’ve been in Johannesburg… You can listen to it on SoundCloud here! While you’re at it, check out Alistair and Rod’s podcast site for more great episodes! [November 2016 update: I’m no longer working for Lightning Tools,…

How I got into SharePoint…

[This post was originally published (by me) on the SharePoint365 blog, as part of the series “How I got into SharePoint” (http://sp365.co.uk)%5D How long have you been using SharePoint?: 4 years What’s your current role: In Flux 🙂 … see below. Your Story: My sister and I owned and operated a small custom precast concrete manufacturing business since…

SharePoint Review and Edit

Do you want to ensure that your written material projects a professional image, free of spelling and usage errors? I am now offering American English reviews and edits of: SharePoint blog posts and websites SharePoint presentations SharePoint books Other SharePoint (or other technical) written material Leave the spelling and grammar to me, so you can…

What happened to my formula?!?

[This post was originally published (by me) on the SharePoint365 blog (http://sp365.co.uk)%5D This issue arose several times in my company, so I imagine others have also run into it… [Note: this article applies to both MOSS and SharePoint 2010] Here’s the (simplified) scenario: I have a custom list called Jobs, containing basic information about the…