• OneDrive Setting Files to Read Only

    OneDrive Sync Client Making Files Read-only

    Drew Madelung asked a question on Twitter about why a lock icon was showing next to files being synced from a SharePoint document library to his computer via the OneDrive sync client. Hmm just noticed Files On-Demand lock icons via file explorer – @onedrive what are these for? pic.twitter.com/xa4jpC1ima — Drew Madelung (@dmadelung) April 10, 2018 After seeing the tweet, I did some testing and we found out why the lock icon was showing up – check out the short video below to find out more.

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    Fix Project Site Timeline Web Part Error

    I received an error when creating a SharePoint online site using the ‘project site’ template and thought I would share my quick fix to make it work. Check out the quick video below for the details!

  • Minnesota User Group Tour 2018

    The title of this post is a little silly, but I will be speaking at the Minnesota SharePoint Users Group and the Minnesota Office 365 User Group in February! First up on February 14th, I will be presenting an intro session on Microsoft Flow and discussing the Flow road-map. You can find more details and register here: MN SharePoint User Group February The second session will be on February 15th at the Minnesota Office 365 user group. This session will focus on Power BI – with an extra focus on how to administer the service. Details and register here: MN O365 User Group February I hope to see you at both meetings!  

  • Talking Microsoft Teams adoption with Erica Toelle

    I had a chat with Erica Toelle [Twitter] at SharePoint Saturday (SPS) St. Louis and we talked about Microsoft Teams adoption. The video and some key highlights are below: 01:10 User categories for adoption 01:33 Erica’s number 1 tip for adopting Microsoft Teams 01:56 Video in Teams can be that ‘sticky’ feature 03:24 I ask: Is Teams flexible enough for all users in an organization 04:25 Teams can work organically with your working group

  • Planning is key for all migrations to Office 365

    I had a chat with Mike Maadarani [Twitter] at SharePoint Saturday (SPS) St. Louis about SharePoint migrations and his strategies for helping organizations moving to the cloud. The video and some key points are below: 00:48 Big challenge when migrating SharePoint 01:15 Unlocking the new features in SharePoint & adoption 02:08 For SharePoint migrations, clicking the button is the easy part 03:43 First thing to do before migrating… 04:37 What are users often confused about with Office 365  

  • SharePoint Saturday St. Louis 2018

    Another great SharePoint Saturday is scheduled for St. Louis on January 20th and I’m so happy to be a speaker! I am giving two sessions at #SPSSTL, one on using on-prem data with cloud tools and the second one on using Microsoft Teams! Check out the SPS St. Louis site for registration and details! [UPDATE] I had a fantastic time at the event and I can’t wait to connect with the attendees on follow-ups! Had a great group for my @MicrosoftTeams @SharePoint & @Office presentation at #SPSSTL! Sorry I could get everyone in the pic. pic.twitter.com/7fZFH8QKkj — Daniel Glenn (@DanielGlenn) January 20, 2018 Oh, and I recorded two interviews with…

  • Using Your On-prem Data in a Cloud World Nashville 2018

    Nashville SQL Saturday 2018

    Join me at the largest SQL event in Middle Tennessee – Nashville SQL Saturday (#SQLSatNash) on January 13th, 2018. I’m giving a session first thing in the morning – Using Your On-prem Data in a Cloud World. We will be looking at how you can use your data, wherever it is, with Microsoft’s cloud tools. During the session, I will do a live install and take you from the concept, all the way to being able to utilize on-prem SQL data in the cloud. Event registration and info can be found on the site: Nashville SQL Saturday 2018 (SQLSat 698)

  • Vlad Catrinescu and Daniel Glenn

    Blockers for Moving to Office 365 with Vlad Catrinescu

    There is a big push to get organizations to adopt Office 365 and many are encountering challenges with moving their existing processes “to the cloud.” I recently spoke with Vlad Catrinescu [Blog – Twitter], Microsoft MVP and author, about these challenges and his experience in overcoming them. 01:01 Challenges organizations are facing 01:31 Customization in SharePoint 02:00 Rewriting code 02:19 Regulations 03:16 Release schedule 05:01 How to mitigate challenges 06:36 IT Pro job changes 08:28 Training materials need to change

  • Golden Gate Bridge

    Security Depends on You in Office 365 with Liam Cleary

    Microsoft’s Office 365 has built-in features that provide physical, logical, and data security for organizations large and small. While in San Francisco, I sat down with Liam Cleary [Blog – Twitter], Microsoft MVP and popular technology speaker to discuss implications of the impending GDPR legislation, as well as Office 365 security overall. 02:06 GDPR changes now affect any organization that works with any European organization 02:28 Office 365 requirements 02:59 Missing answers 03:01 When it comes to content, Microsoft [has] all the tools that you need 03:33 If haven’t implemented those tools…. 04:38 GDPR dashboard 04:49 PNP dashboard – LINK 06:04 Security Compliance Center 07:31 The onus is still on…

  • Cory Williams at SPSCLT

    Talking SharePoint Management Console at SPS Charlotte with Cory Williams

    I sat down with Cory Williams [Twitter] at SharePoint Saturday (SPS) Charlotte to get his thoughts on Office 365 administration. Cory is one of the organizers of SPS Charlotte and was a speaker as well! 00:44 Pay attention to the Office 365 Message Center 01:17 Shameless plug for the REgarding 365 web show Office 365 Message Center: The week that was 01:47 New SharePoint Console 02:04 More dates please! 02:35 Release schedule – when are new features showing up in my Office 365 tenant 02:44 Reminders for new features and changes 03:36 Let’s tie Microsoft Flow into the Office 365 Message Center