Category: asksymp

Microsoft 365 Learning Pathways

Microsoft 365 learning pathways released the multilingual version 4 on June 27th with support for 9 languages. This overview discusses that release and it’s impact on governance and adoption of Microsoft 365.

Task Management in M365: What to Use When

Are you struggling with tracking work across projects, cross-functional initiatives, and departmental objectives? Microsoft 365 has many options for personal and team action item tracking but which one is right for your organization? In this #AskSympraxis session we will explore the capabilities and limits of OneNote, Outlook Tasks, To Do, Planner, SharePoint Lists, and Project Online. Resources and Takeaways Connecting Task Experiences Across Microsoft … Read More Task Management in M365: What to Use When

SharePoint 2010 Workflow Retirement – Part 2

We had such a great discussion about this topic the last time, we’re going to cover it again! Several of us are getting deep into this topic for client projects, and we have more learnings and suggestions. Resources and Takeaways Todd’s Blog Series on Workflows (now with updates!):  https://symp.info/tkworkflow Microsoft Workflows to Power Automate:  https://aka.ms/sp-workflows-guidance John Liu’s “Ninja List” of Resources (including Power Studio for care/feeding … Read More SharePoint 2010 Workflow Retirement – Part 2

SharePoint 2010 Workflow Retirement

We bring you a special one-hour episode of AskSympraxis due to Microsoft’s recent blog post from Chris McNulty and support article about ending support for SharePoint 2010 workflows in SharePoint Online. SharePoint 2010 workflows could be created in SharePoint Designer, as could SharePoint 2013 workflows. SharePoint 2010 workflows also underlie the out-of-the-box classic workflows. The Microsoft announcement is about both SharePoint 2010 and 2013 workflows, but the schedule … Read More SharePoint 2010 Workflow Retirement

Classic to Modern: Classic to Modern Web Part Mapping

Microsoft is continuously evolving and improving SharePoint Online to be more engaging, flexible, responsive, and easier to use. One of the biggest shifts has been from SharePoint’s classic to modern and Microsoft’s investments are all in modern now. At some point, you will need to move from classic to modern, and you should want to because of the much-improved capabilities.  Resources and Takeaways PnP Search Web Parts​ Classic and Modern Web Part Experiences

Classic to Modern: Modernization Starts & Stops

Microsoft is continuously evolving and improving SharePoint Online to be more engaging, flexible, responsive, and easier to use. One of the biggest shifts has been from SharePoint’s classic to modern and Microsoft’s investments are all in modern now. At some point, you will need to move from classic to modern, and you should want to because of the much-improved capabilities.  The move to modern changes the capabilities available to you in navigation, branding, information architecture and site hierarchy, search, sharing … Read More Classic to Modern: Modernization Starts & Stops

Microsoft 365 Community Content

The Sympraxis Team talks about the new Microsoft 365 Community Content repo and how this relates to our work and how you can get involved. If you have any questions use the link above. Resources and Takeaways Go contribute to Microsoft 365 Community Docs!​ Follow the Microsoft 365 Community Docs on Twitter

Managing Your Work Across Multiple Tenants

The Sympraxis Team talks about how we try to tame the craziness that is working with multiple tenants. Resources and Takeaways Derek’s blog post on Chrome profiles  ​ Todd’s blog posts​ Installing Web Apps on Chromium Edge​ How to Connect with Multiple Office 365 Accounts in Your Browser without Losing Your Damned Mind​ How to Store Windows Credentials with the PnP PowerShell​ Really interesting UserVoice … Read More Managing Your Work Across Multiple Tenants

Documentation Best Practices

The Sympraxis Team talks about documentation. Who needs it, what it is important, and what is our take on the best form factor for it.

Managing Guest Access in Your Tenant

In this session of Ask Sympraxis we talked about managing guest access in your Microsoft 365 tenant. We talked about the different options for enabling guest access and reasons why you should and shouldn’t enable it. We also talked about some of the pitfalls or things to look out for.

How to Decide When to Write Custom Code

This session took a look at the different decision trees we use before we start to write custom code. We discussed the different out of the box options for common custom code tasks and and the different options for custom coding.