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Office 365 backup restore

This is a very important matter that concern many IT managers when it comes to take the leap to the Office cloud. Three of the most frequently questions are: How will be my data backed up? How is recovery…

Missing Worklflow information

It may have already happened to you: some day you find out that you can no longer see the information of a workflow. That’s because SharePoint uses the Workflow Auto Cleanup Job to erase the completed workflow instances which…

SharePoint Organizational Chart

There are plenty of organizational charts for SharePoint available over the internet. But you can also do it yourself without installing any additional solution to your farm, by using only basic SharePoint features. I will describe briefly here ​the…

SharePoint 2016 hybrid solutions

It is now official: a few days ago the Office Product Management team announced the version 2016 for SharePoint on-premise.​ Microsoft has not buried on-premise solutions yet As Microsoft is pushing the use of Office 365, many users were…

SharePoint place in Office 365

In the last SharePoint 2013 exams I took, something caught my attention: in most of the use cases hybrid solutions were involved. Hybrid solutions include most of the time a central SharePoint repository in the cloud (Office 365) called…

SharePoint convert Word to PDF

One of my favorite SharePoint Server feature are the Word Automation Services, that include the very interesting convertor to pdf. It is available since the 2010 version but somehow it seems not to be known as much as it…

SharePoint test driven development

Test Driven Development is an essenti​​al process to make quality IT products by forcing us to test every requirement of the project. But how can we work with Test Driven Development for SharePoint projects? Type mocking is a must…

SharePoint Conference 2014

The 2014 SharePoint Conference took place last month in Las Vegas. For those who could not make it, from the channel 9 msdn web you can watch plenty of videos taken during the conference: SPC 2014 videos Many products…