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  • Find SharePoint URL given Site ID

    Find SharePoint URL with Site ID

    Many moons ago, I was asked by Microsoft to provide the site ID for a SharePoint site from my tenant. I had noted the site ID, but I did not make note of the URL of the site. So that left me with the question 'How do I find the SharePoint URL when I have the Site ID?' Read more to learn two ways to find it!

  • Office and Microsoft 365 Pricing change

    New Pricing for Office and Microsoft 365

    Microsoft announced on April 1st, 2024, that they have removed Microsoft Teams from the plans that used to include it. No, this isn't an "April Fool's Joke". The new pricing for Office and Microsoft 365 suites affects all net-new commercial customers outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland. This does not affect government, education, or consumer tenants. Read more for cost comparisons and details!

  • Retirement of Viva Topics

    Goodbye Viva Topics

    Microsoft announced that Viva Topics will be retired and disabled in February 2025. So, what is the plan for knowledge management after this announcement of the retirement of Viva Topics? Read more for my thoughts on benefits and gaps of the move.

  • System Column Names in SharePoint and Microsoft Lists

    System Column Names in SharePoint & Microsoft Lists

    Have you ever created a column in a SharePoint list or library and noticed that the system name is different from the name you gave it? This is because column names in SharePoint have a system name that does not include spaces. Read more on best practices to use system names appropriately and how to find them!

  • New Feature: Announcements in Viva Connections

    Announcements in Viva Connections

    The new Announcements in Viva Connections feature enables you to create & share time-sensitive messages with your employees. Check out my post and the short video that demonstrates exactly how to use the feature!

  • CollabFront, A new way to work together in the cloud. Microsoft 365 Consulting & Training

    CollabFront: A New Way to Work Together in the Cloud

    CollabFront, a Microsoft 365 Consulting and Training company I started, provides a range of services to help businesses grow and thrive. When you work with me, you get access to my extensive experience with SharePoint & OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Viva Suite, Power Platform, content migrations, and more! You also get access to a community of expert partners that work with CollabFront. These partners have experience in Security & Compliance, Dynamics 365, Exchange, and Azure platforms & services. CollabFront is well-equipped to help businesses navigate the ever-changing landscape of technology and stay ahead of the curve. Contact me directly if you want a technology partner that will help you and…

  • Mitigating Risks in Cloud Adoption

    Mitigating Risks in SaaS Adoption – Webinar

    On a recent webinar, I shared my thoughts on how organizations can go about mitigating risks in cloud adoption. During the webinar we focused on three areas where we believe organizations should spend time. These focus areas will be key in the pursuit of mitigating those risks when using SaaS platforms. Read more for the details and a FREE link to the webinar recording!

  • Microsoft Fabric

    Microsoft Fabric and Copilot

    At Microsoft's Build 2023 conference, Microsoft Fabric was announced as the new integrated and simplified experience for all analytics, along with Copilot in Microsoft Fabric. Microsoft says Fabric is a next-generation service that can transform your data into intelligence and innovation. Click to read more!