Author: Marijn

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 EP 19: Applying Baseline Governance to all the O365 Apps pt.1

Let’s talk practical governance in this episode of the podcast: the art of applying baseline governance. We already talked about this concept in episode 3, but we wanted to dig a little deeper this time. This episode consists of 2 parts, where Steve and Marijn talk through baseline governance for all Office 365 apps. After …


Office 365 Distilled EP 18: Cor Blimey is an O365 influencer

Blimey! Episode 18 allready! Steve and me are discovering new words in the english language. We start by talking about Ignite 2019, the sense and nonsense of unconferences, all the work that Anna Chu has to do to select the speakers while drinking her nitro-brew. We talk about what sessions we send in and how …


Link galore after an amazing Ignite 2019

“Allow editing” is grayed out when sharing in SharePoint

Earlier this week I had a head scratching issue from a power user at a customer. The goal was to set up a new library, but when people wanted to share files, the “Allow editing” button was grayed out and not clickable. Wow. That is weird! Even for “specific people”, we couldn’t create a link …


Office 365 Distilled EP 17: The best advice ever… For 15 minutes of fame at Ignite

After our sweet sixteen (and Lagavulin whisky with it), we are back with an interview with the amazing Anna Chu (@_achu), senior product manager at Microsoft and the community lead of the Microsoft Ignite event (and Ignite The Tour)! We wanted to roast her about how to get a speaker gig at Ignite. It has …


Office 365 Distilled EP 16: Sweet and smokey sixteen!

16!! 16 episodes. Over 3500 listens. We are so happy. Does that mean that we have now grown up? Adult podcasters? Is that even a thing? We even got a new intro! Did you notice it? On this episode we are taking a look at some things Microsoft promised to have released after Ignite 2018 …


Office 365 Distilled EP 15: Dynamic stability

Welcome to another episode, just the one before our “sweet sixteen”. In this episode we discuss dynamic stability, and we drink 7 whiskies! 3:56 People change After last episode, we want to continue on the idea of people change. The concepts like ADKAR talks about specific events (like rolling out Teams, or migrating from Lotus …


Office 365 Distilled EP 14: Where we talk Las Vegas & Marijn shares his travel schedule

Marijn gives a recap on his travels after Collab Summit and SPS London ( and do some shameless namedropping of Carmen, Matt Taylor,Karoliina, Tomasz, Liz Sundet) and we talk about the SharePoint conference in Las Vegas. 7:05 Our thoughts after Las Vegas The SharePoint conference in Las Vegas has always about strategy, and Ignite has …