I've recently found myself a member of so many meetups that it's become increasingly difficult to track when a group announces a new event. Additionally, I have a few people in my close circle that I'd like to share new event announcements with. As a result I wanted to find a way to track new … Continue reading Integrate Meetup announcements with Microsoft Teams using Azure Logic Apps and Adaptive Cards
The ability to locate content in SharePoint via search has been continually improving over the years, seeing big jumps in impact with the release of features such as Delve and OCR in OneDrive for Business. Indexing file content from Document Libraries has improved no end, but one item I see as a gap is extracting … Continue reading Enriching SharePoint Image Libraries with Azure Cognitive Services
If you're interested to learn more about Microsoft Graph API and how you can leverage it to build compelling solutions in the form of Bots in Microsoft Teams, I'll be speaking at Office 365 Saturday in Sydney this week on June 3rd. Tickets are free, but get in while there are still some left! https://www.meetup.com/O365-Saturday/events/238372859/ … Continue reading Speaking at Office 365 Saturday
Great to be a part of this team, and what a great recognition for everyone’s efforts!
MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — 03 June, 2015 — Kloud Solutions today announced it has won the 2015 Microsoft Cloud Productivity Partner Award. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
“We are thrilled to be recognised at a global level for our ongoing work with Office 365! This award is testament to our hard working team and all of our customers who entrust us with ensuring a safe and prosperous journey to the cloud,” said Nicki Bowers, managing director, Kloud Solutions.
Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,300 entrants from 108 different countries worldwide.
The Cloud Productivity Partner of the Year Award honours a partner that has seen substantial and sustainable growth in deploying Office 365 cloud and hybrid solutions as well…
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Frank Sinatra sang "My Kind of Town (Chicago is)" and Ol' Blue Eyes certainly knew a great town when he saw one! The first ever Microsoft Ignite was held just this past week in Chicago at the McCormick Place Convention Centre (the largest in North America) and I was lucky enough to attend with the … Continue reading Microsoft Ignite 2015 Event Review
People are making the right choice of federating their Office 365-created Azure Active Directory with their Azure subscriptions thus allowing their users to login into Office 365, Azure and other Microsoft services using the same set of credentials. This also provides a centralised place to manage all user accounts. In some cases, however, organisations have … Continue reading Azure Portal access for identical Microsoft and Organisational Accounts after federation.
One of the least used and understood features of SharePoint Online is the Partner Access License or PAL. This license allows you to invite external users to sites within your SharePoint Online tenant without you needing to issue them with an Office 365 license. The only requirement to achieve this is that the user must … Continue reading Partner Access License (PAL) wrangling for SharePoint Online.
Unsurprisingly I think the way Cloud Computing is transforming the IT industry is also leading to easier ways to learn and develop skills about the Cloud. In this post I'm going to give a run down on what I think some of the best ways are to start dipping your toe into this space if … Continue reading Quick Links To Help You Learn About Developing For The Cloud
SharePoint has always been a bit a challenge when it comes to structured ALM and developer practices which is something Microsoft partially addressed with the release of SharePoint and Visual Studio 2010. Deploying and building solutions for SharePoint 2013 pretty much retains most of the IP from 2010 with the noted deprecation of Sandbox Solutions … Continue reading SharePoint Online 2013 ALM Practices
The increasing adoption of Office 365 is driving a lot of traditional development on the SharePoint platform online. As you might expect there are some big differences between on-premise and cloud and the ways in which you achieve customisation and implementation of features. Traditionally timer jobs played a large part in the way background services … Continue reading Call Web Services From Workflows on SharePoint Online