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Blog articles on SharePoint & Microsoft 365 written by the KWIZ team, SharePoint Experts & MVPs

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** This article was republished on March 27th, 2024 to include updated KWIZ product information. An organization means a wide range of processes, business operations, employees, shared roles and responsibilities, and a massive pool of data from various sources. In the era of digitalization, an

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Empower your SharePoint experience with our innovative ‘Reverse Lookup’ feature, designed to streamline data management and enhance visibility across interconnected lists. Understanding the Need for Interconnected SharePoint Lists In the dynamic landscape of project management and issue tracking, visibility and interconnectivity between related data points

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  Sharing links in Microsoft 365 are URLs that allow users to share files and folders stored in Microsoft 365, including files in SharePoint and OneDrive.  These links can be used to grant access to documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other types of files.  Sharing links

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Building Scheduled Workflows in SharePoint and Teams Organizations store a lot of information in SharePoint and Teams.  The demand for implementing automation to manage this data is becoming more pronounced, whether that be at the point of creation or at a specific point in time.  For the

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Discover the top strategies for effectively auditing M365 Teams to ensure optimal performance and security. Understanding the Importance of Auditing M365 Teams Auditing M365 Teams is crucial for maintaining data security, compliance, and overall performance within the organization. By regularly reviewing and monitoring the activities

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Introduction In today’s digital landscape, businesses are constantly seeking efficient solutions to streamline their processes and enhance collaboration. Microsoft 365 has emerged as a powerful tool, offering a wide range of features to boost productivity and facilitate seamless teamwork. However, migrating to these platforms can

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Microsoft SharePoint is a powerful platform that offers a wide range of collaborative and productivity features. However, the true value of SharePoint can only be realized when it is widely adopted and embraced by employees throughout your organization. Driving successful SharePoint adoption requires a thoughtful

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In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, efficient operations play a vital role in providing high-quality patient care. With the advent of digital technologies, healthcare organizations are increasingly turning to collaborative platforms to streamline their operations and improve overall efficiency. SharePoint, a powerful platform developed by

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Governance is perhaps the most misunderstood concept in a deployment of Microsoft.  Too frequently it is forgotten altogether.  Further, many view governance to be about stopping users from doing things.  In fact, governance is the complete opposite, it is about empowering your users to use

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While many organizations have embraced Microsoft cloud services, there are still many that rely on certain aspects of SharePoint On-Premises. However, the end of Microsoft’s extended support for SharePoint 2013 on April 11, 2023, brings new challenges for these organizations. In this article, we explore

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SharePoint is one of the most robust, efficient, and comprehensive document sharing and collaboration platforms. Across the globe, organizations and businesses are using it for effective communication and collaboration among teams and management of a wide range of documents. Apart from document management and collaboration,

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When you decide to use SharePoint for your organization or enterprise for smooth and seamless collaboration and document management, you will come across many superior features and functionalities and the benefits SharePoint offers. These features have been specifically designed to cater to your various business

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In today’s connected world, rapid access to data is essential. And since many businesses rely on inventory, speeding this process up can be a massive competitive advantage. Unfortunately, inventory management is one of the most expensive and time-consuming processes for many companies. A combination of

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SharePoint has many benefits and features that make it a favorite real-time document collaboration tool among organizations. For example, shared documents and microsites make sharing files and data across teams and departments incredibly easy. But one feature really demonstrates the collaboration power of SharePoint, and

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SharePoint has become one of the best and inseparable parts of enterprises and organizations due to various unparalleled reasons. Since its inception, Microsoft has developed new functionalities and features to make SharePoint (On-Premises and Cloud-based, Microsoft 365) more collaborative, user-friendly and superior. However, often times

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SharePoint has a tremendous amount of versatility, making it one of the most popular online collaboration tools available today. One of the most powerful features available for development teams is SharePoint calculated column formulas. The SharePoint calculated column enables you to create values based on

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Introduction to SharePoint Lookup Columns Since the inception of SharePoint, Lookup columns have been and continue to be one of the most unclear and difficult concepts for non-technical SharePoint users to grasp. When the SharePoint Lookup column or its advanced enhancements are not used or

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When you use SharePoint for office, you might end up doing things unknowingly or mistakenly. For example, you might end up deleting a document you are working on. Now, it might be an important purchase or inventory document you just deleted. Sometimes, you might end

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Overview In this blog article, I show step by step how to delete a SharePoint site (i.e., Team site, Communication site, Hub site, Classic site, and a subsite). SharePoint sites can be deleted either by site owners or administrators. If site owner is unable to

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An organization regularly meets many demands and expectations from its internal teams and customers. Managing such complex demands and keeping up with them require a collaborative tool that can make things seamless is the need of the hour. That is why SharePoint, one of the

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Microsoft SharePoint is one of the most popular collaboration platforms for smaller companies and enterprises. One important aspect to keep in mind while using this tool is the concept of storage limits in SharePoint Online. Planning for SharePoint storage is important because if it runs

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Microsoft Teams has become a fundamental part of the working lives of so many people over the last 18 months. The fact that there were 250 million active Teams users in July 2021 demonstrates this clearly. Teams are how we talk, chat, and collaborate. Even

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Cloud computing has rapidly grown over the last few years. You can find practically every type of product available on the cloud. Two of the biggest products are SharePoint and OneDrive. Both cloud storage products are developed by Microsoft, it is easy to ask, “Is

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Do we need to introduce SharePoint for you? We are all aware of how SharePoint has carved a niche for itself since its inception by assisting organizations and enterprises in collaborating among teams and storing, sharing, and editing data. It is a highly secure platform

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SharePoint does not need any introduction, does it? It has carved out a niche for itself by providing enterprises and organizations with some unbeatable benefits for seamless collaboration. Furthermore, SharePoint has been a pioneer in simplifying  various business processes and operations. Over 190 million people from

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Human Resources Management (HR Management) is one of the most crucial departments in any company. All organizations, regardless of size, sector, or complexity, require a strong, robust, highly functional, and effective HR portal that can address all HR-related procedures, queries, and difficulties. For medium and

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SharePoint is one of the most effective, comprehensive, and highly productive data and information management platforms that has helped organizations and enterprises to find, manage, and gather data or information across many sources. To achieve the greatest and most efficient results, you must deploy the best

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What is Microsoft Teams? The Covid-19 pandemic forced the global workforce to adopt a new working methodology called “work from home”. However, one of the main concerns of enterprises and businesses was to ensure smooth and seamless communication among teams. Many new applications and software

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What is SharePoint Designer? Microsoft SharePoint Designer is a free application offered by Microsoft for creating and customizing SharePoint sites, pages, and other items. With the unique capabilities of Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer, advanced end-users and SharePoint developers and SharePoint consultants can utilize this tool

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We have witnessed the recent pandemic Covid-19, and it has clearly shown us how teams must collaborate seamlessly for various business operations and processes. Across the world, businesses adopted the new work-from-home concept, and advanced technologies and tools helped them to collaborate virtually without any

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What are SharePoint Forms? Microsoft SharePoint forms are web or app pages containing fields where you can enter data for analysis or processing. Chances are, you’ve already used forms in SharePoint multiple times. When you set up your email or Facebook account, and it asked

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SharePoint is one of the most ubiquitous office and enterprise solutions available. Almost every medium to large company or organization uses the platform in one way or another. But despite its widespread use and availability, many people still have this fundamental question in their head:

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Introduction Organizations across the globe have started leveraging the unparalleled benefits of cloud computing. Taking their daily operations to the cloud, help them to make processes and operations more efficient and productive. However, the whole transition creates a dilemma for organizations to choose from the

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SharePoint workflows assist users in collaborating and managing project tasks by establishing business processes on documents and items on a SharePoint site. By controlling the tasks and to uniform business procedures, a SharePoint custom workflow can improve organizational efficiency and productivity. This standardized operating procedure

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Microsoft SharePoint calendars are a core feature of SharePoint and a vital part of its functionality. Getting the most out of SharePoint and maximizing its potential requires users to know how to create and implement calendars properly. There is considerable confusion around the SharePoint calendar

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What is InfoPath? SharePoint InfoPath forms have traditionally been one of the most popular SharePoint forms; however, because Microsoft has announced that it will stop supporting them, many users are searching for an adequate InfoPath replacement. Microsoft SharePoint InfoPath is a program that allows users