Category: WorkFlow

The essence of a WorkFlow is the progression of steps (tasks, events, interactions) that comprise a work process, which involve two or more persons and creates or add value to the organisation’s activities. In a sequential workflow, each step is dependent on occurrence of the previous step; in a parallel workflow, two or more steps can occur concurrently.

As you can imagine, these can can get quite complicated rather quickly. Naturally, you are going to need help in depicting a sequence of operations, the work of a person or group, the work of an organisation of staff, or one or more simple or complex mechanisms.

Therefore, this category is full of handy tips, tricks, advise. Check out some of the Step by Step blogs or learn from our eBooks, how to videos and webinars.

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.

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

WFInstanceManagementDB in Workflow Manager
WFInstanceManagementDB in Workflow Manager
Blog Posts

WFInstanceManagementDB database plays a vital role in the SharePoint Workflow Manager workflows. This will maintain the list of instances that are being used by the Workflow Manager and associated related data.

I could not find any recommended guidance for browsing and modifying these data in these workflows. So it is better do any operations associated with these databases with a possible risk in mind. I would not go and modify any of these databases.
But it will give an idea on how it is handled. Also it is not too complex.

Cortana enhancement app Cortanium updated on Windows 10
Cortana enhancement app Cortanium updated on Windows 10
Blog Posts

Cortana is a pretty powerful personal digital assistant by most measures and offers up some serious personality to go along with it. To make sure that Cortana’s value is maximized, Microsoft built in the ability for third-party apps to plug in and use Cortana’s intelligence for custom developer experiences. Cortanium is one such app and received an update recently that enables some much-requested functionality.

Store Twitter mentions on blog posts in Azure database using Azure Logic App and Azure API App
Store Twitter mentions on blog posts in Azure database using Azure Logic App and Azure API App
Blog Posts

As blogger it fancies me when people react on the post with comments. But the first thing you do with your post is placing it on a social platform like twitter. Instead of reacting on the blog itself, readers mostly react via twitter. Wouldn’t it be cool to have those twitter comments at your blog post? This article describes a technique using Azure Logic Apps to get the mentions on your blog posts into an Azure database.

SharePoint Is Back and Stronger than Ever
SharePoint Is Back and Stronger than Ever
Blog Posts

I don’t think anyone will deny that the last year has been an interesting one for those of us working in the SharePoint space. Personally, I felt like we had to look at new things in Office 365, and try to figure out how we could replace some of our previous workloads in SharePoint.

The impression was that no new improvements were being made in SharePoint, while new portals and “experiences” were being built, leveraging some of the existing technology. Perhaps what we were missing was someone guiding us, and the product, in a common direction.

After a week at the MVP Summit with the Microsoft Product Team, that works on SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, as well as the ESPC 2015 keynote presentation to the world, I can tell you SharePoint is back! And I’m very excited!