BC Public Sector's 'Green Light' for Cloud Technologies

BC Public Sector's 'Green Light' for Cloud Technologies

January 31, 2018

So it happened, as of January 30th, 2018 the BC's Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) has 'green lit' Office 365, Intune, PowerBI and parts of Azure for use by the BC Public Sector. This has been a long time coming for BC's government, education, and healthcare... but what does this all mean?

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Moving to Azure? Take advantage of "Microsoft FastTrack" funding

Moving to Azure? Take advantage of "Microsoft FastTrack" funding

January 10, 2018

Every year, Microsoft provides specific gold-certified Microsoft partners with funding to accelerate the adoption of Azure services. The program is called "FastTrack for Azure" which includes white glove service from the Microsoft team, and a funded two-week pilot provided by Softlanding.

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The Power of a SharePoint Result Source

The Power of a SharePoint Result Source

September 30, 2017

SharePoint Search provides a fast and user-friendly way to retrieve information or documents. You just enter a keyword into the search box and click 'Search' – it's as easy as that. Almost instantly the results are displayed and can be improved by simply clicking on provided refiners. That provides a very convenient way to search your SharePoint content.

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Purge SharePoint Workflow History List

Purge SharePoint Workflow History List

September 29, 2017

Scenario You receive the following error when opening the Workflow History List: This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold (5000 items) enforced by the administrator.

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Nintex Forms - New Enterprise License Keys Will Not Work With Versions Lower Than 2.7

Nintex Forms - New Enterprise License Keys Will Not Work With Versions Lower Than 2.7

September 29, 2017

Last week, an Enterprise Demo of Nintex Forms/Workflow installed on our servers expired. This occurs every year for the demo licenses so it was expected to happen. So I went to https://partner.nintex.com, generated a new license file, and imported it into our server through "Central Administration > Nintex Forms Management > Licensing > Import". However, a weird error appeared in the "Central Administration > Nintex Forms Management > Licensing" page: ‚ÄčThis feature is only available in Nintex Workflow Enterprise Edition

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Latent security issue with Delve

Latent security issue with Delve

September 29, 2017

While the Microsoft SharePoint search engine is a very powerful tool, my attention is currently drawn towards Delve and Office Graph. Delve and Office Graph go hand-in-hand as Delve is the user-focus front end platform that visualizes data retrieved and sorted by Office Graph. Office Graph is the new and exciting search and index engine that uses artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic to create relations between data and persons while crawling data.

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