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Microsoft Graph Connectors – my findings

In the move to the Microsoft 365 cloud, there always have been a gap in order to get external data into your search index. In on-premises you were able to use Business Connectivity Services (BCS) in order to get external... Continue Reading →

Counting Down to ESPC21 Online

In just under 3 weeks, I will be delivering my session: Microsoft Graph Search Connectors - Why Should You Care? at ESPC21 Online this June. ESPC (European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference) is always amazing, whether in-person or virtual – the best speakers, topics and audience and everyone is... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Teams SPFx Personal App configuration

Microsoft SharePoint Framework (SPFx) supports, since version 1.10.0, the ability to create Personal Apps for Microsoft Teams. A Personal App in Microsoft Teams is an App that a user can install and can be accessed through the left rail in... Continue Reading →

Creating a Microsoft Teams app: how easy is it?

In a comment on LinkedIn about my blog post about Microsoft Teams app setup policies, my old colleague Renso Jacobs asked me if I could write a blog post about how easy it is to create a Microsoft Teams App.... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Teams app setup policies

Have you ever wanted to changed the apps shown in the left rail in the Microsoft Teams client? Or change the order how they appear? Read on! I have noticed recently that not many people know that you can change... Continue Reading →

SharePoint Online Home sites: what to expect?

In May 2019, Microsoft announced SharePoint home sites, the new landing site for your intelligent intranet. Home sites are designed to bring together personalized and organizational news, events, conversations, content, and video on a single SharePoint communications site. Home sites are... Continue Reading →

Top 5 things to know about private channels in Microsoft Teams

At Ignite (November 4th till 8th 2019) Microsoft announced the general availability of private channels within Microsoft Teams. This is the top requested feature in the Teams User Voice for a long time. What is a private channel? Private Channels... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Teams usage and insights

In one of my previous blog posts I questioned if you have enabled self service Teams creation for everyone or not. I also talked about what can happen if you do this (create a chaos in your tenant), but also... Continue Reading →

User_impersonation scope issue when working with SharePoint Framework API permissions

Lately I have been busy developing a SharePoint Framework (SPFx) web part which should call an Azure AD secured Web API and display information coming from this Web API. The SharePoint Framework simplifies working with APIs secured with Azure AD... Continue Reading →

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