Adding an Edit button to a modern SharePoint online list item

In classic SharePoint, there was an easy way to show the  “edit” button in a list. If you clicked on it, the edit page would open up. This was a wonderful, easy way to have your users go directly to the edit page of the item. In default SharePoint online, there is a different approach: …


Office 365 Distilled ep12: Seal team 6 delivering communication governance

Another 2 weeks have passed, that means another episode of Office 365 Distilled! Life just happens when you are too busy making plans. We just love creating these podcasts, although we never seem to have the same opinions 🙂 7:40 The most succesfull Governance strategy is not what you should do, but what your users …


Quick tip: Open msg files quickly from SharePoint Online

It has been a long time since I published a quick tip, but a request from a client got me in happy mode this morning! The request was that every time they tried to open up a msg (.msg or Outlook email message format) it downloaded the file. Then they needed another click to open …


Add an external user to multiple sites (via PowerShell)

I have a customer that works a lot with external experts. Every project is a new SharePoint site, and contains multiple external experts. And, that is how life goes, these people tend to change email address from time to time. As a governance rule, we want these experts to stay in touch with their past …


Introducing a new Youtube series: Blaming the enduser

I am happy to introduce a new (possibly, hopefully hit) series on YouTube: Blaming the enduser. This series is about all the bad things that happen to endusers, and us asking the question who is to blame for those issues. After all, it all boils down to user adoption. In this series, we don’t take …


Office 365 Distilled ep10: Double digits!

We made it to 10! Double digits! And next to that, we have had 1000 listens! We had a question from a listener (Greg Jennings) who aske us to help him out. I am big fan of your Office 365 Distilled Podcast, it has inspired me to further my knowledge in Office 365 Migration and …


Office 365 Distilled Ep9: How technology is ruining our James Bond experience

The last episode before we hit the double digits! For this episode we are still on our rooftop in sunny Barcelona! After a recap on how long we are in this business we dive into how technology is ruining our lives.. At a visit to the Barcelona casino, we saw the good old chips experience …


Minimum viable license: external Teams owner

A customer, who is the intermediate party between the governement and organisation working in a specific sector wants to use Microsoft Teams as the preferred way of communicating with those organisations. They are planning to use a Teams for HR, Communications, IT and other common fields that sector wants support in. The intermediate party only …


Office 365 Distilled Ep8: Live from F1 in Barcelona (and a Bruichladdich tasting with Nick Baeyens)

This time, we are coming to you live from Barcelona, Spain! We had a boys weekend in Barcelona to go to the Formula 1 testing days. So a perfect long weekend of roaring F1 engines, gorgeous hills and weird architecture.Oh yes, and do some work and podcasts too! Shownotes The main topic today is how …


Office 365 Distilled ep7: Starting with why

Oh boy, do I get tingly feelings when I listen to the intro of our podcast.. Do you do too? Or have I been “sampling” too many whiskies already? Anyway, whatever tingly feelings you might get, here is episode 7 of our “Office 365 Distilled” podcast, hope you like it! By the way, here is …