Category: Best Practices

If you’re a site owner, it’s a good idea to create a governance model, often referred to as ‘Best Practices’ – that is, a model to address your site’s policies, processes, roles, and responsibilities. Naturally, commercial or professional procedures that are accepted or prescribed as being correct or most effective, are considered the best to follow.

As Best Practice is a method or technique that has been generally accepted as superior to any alternatives, usually it produces results that are superior to those achieved by other means.

Therefore, this category is full of useful tips, practical examples and advise. With How To videos, eBooks, Webinars, Blogs to help you learn and become more productive in implementing Best Practices.

SharePoint as an Enterprise App Platform
SharePoint as an Enterprise App Platform
Blog Posts

SharePoint generally is a great framework for building modern business apps and I am not simply referring to apps built using the app model. I am talking about all the combination of solutions that focus on using client side components coupled with the rich REST API that SharePoint offers. Within this blog article, Osvaldo Sousa, Chief Product Architect within FlowForma, discusses the concept of SharePoint as an enterprise app platform.

SharePoint Wizardry
SharePoint Wizardry
Blog Posts

SharePoint is a huge monster at the moment. The available information about this creature (documentation) is fragmented and outdated. Most of the recipes (samples) are incomplete, misleading or just not working at all, as authors quite often forget to state “obvious” assumptions. Radosław Szymczak asks the question – Is SharePoint Wizardry the solution?

Privacy, Security and Compliance with Delve
Privacy, Security and Compliance with Delve
Blog Posts

Last year Paul Olenick, Microsoft MVP, published a blog all about Delve and the Office Graph for the European SharePoint Conference. In that post, Paul included one paragraph about how to exclude content from Delve. In this blog we’ll explore that topic more deeply in terms of Privacy, Security and Compliance with Delve.

Using Workflows to Perform Elevated Actions
Using Workflows to Perform Elevated Actions
Blog Posts

When making the move to the cloud one of the biggest challenges for developers is how to accomplish tasks that used to be fairly simple. Within this intriguing blog by Ryan Schouten, Ryan provides real world experience of Using Workflows to Perform Elevated Actions.

Workflow Development in SharePoint 2013
Workflow Development in SharePoint 2013
Ebooks

From the book “Professional SharePoint 2013 Development” by Reza Alirezaei, Brendon Schwartz, Matt Ranlett,Scot Hillier, Brian Wilson, Jeff Fried and Paul Swider. This eBook is chapter fifteen, titled ‘Workflow Development in SharePoint 2013’. Topics in this chapter include; Learning about the core workflow concepts Understanding the workflow platform architecture Reviewing the key workflow development tools… READ MORE

SharePoint Documents – Do you know the value of information in your SharePoint?
SharePoint Documents – Do you know the value of information in your SharePoint?
Blog Posts

It is not a point to deny that in many of the companies that are using SharePoint, are using it for the purpose of document management. And why not – SharePoint is built (also) for that. It has a brilliant logic for document libraries under every site, whether it is on intranet or team sites. Noora Hakkarainen discusses SharePoint Documents and asks do you know the value of information in your SharePoint?

Making Governance work for Business, IT and users
Webinars

This webinar is all about Making Governance Work for Business, IT and Users. Presented by Anders B. Skjønaa, Managing Partner, Procurati, Denmark When implementing SharePoint there is no way around governance. Good governance practices engage users, it and management throughout the lifetime of your SharePoint Platform and maintain focus on measurable and visible goals that… READ MORE

Make SharePoint SASSy (Level 300)
Webinars

Make SharePoint SASSy with the help of Stefan Bauer, n8d, Austria CSS can get overly complex and unwieldy very quickly -resulting in thousands of lines of CSS code across many files, yielding errors and becoming a maintenance nightmare! Believe me… there is a better way! SASS (“Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets”) is fast becoming the preferred approach… READ MORE