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How to make a PowerApps activity feed via SharePoint search–Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series ActivityFeed

Background Hi and welcome to the second article that describes how to make a PowerApps-based activity feed based on SharePoint search results. Although I did this as part of a large real-world client project, because of confidentiality considerations I am utilising one of my daughters PowerApps to illustrate the idea.… Continue reading

Trials or tribulation? Inside SharePoint 2013 workflows–Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series Workflow

Hi and welcome to part 2 of a series that aims to showcase the good and the bad of SharePoint 2013 workflows, using a simple use-case. In part 1 I introduced you to the mythical multinational called Megacorp and its document control requirements. Also in part 1, we created a… Continue reading

Troubleshooting PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer Data Connectivity to SharePoint Lists

Here is a quick note with regards to PowerPivot Dashboard Designer connecting to SharePoint lists utilising Per-user identity on the single server.  The screenshot above shows what I mean. I have told Dashboard designer to use a SharePoint list as a data source on a site called “http://myserver and chosen… Continue reading

The cloud is not the problem–Part 3: When silos strike back…

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Cloud

What can Ikea fails tell us about cloud computing? My next door neighbour is a builder. When he moved next door, the house was an old piece of crap. Within 6 months, he completely renovated it himself, adding in two bedrooms, an underground garage and all sorts of cool stuff.… Continue reading

The cloud isn’t the problem–Part 2: When complex technology meets process…

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Cloud

Hi all Welcome to my second post that delves into the irrational world of cloud computing. In the first post, I described my first foray into the world of web hosting, which started way back in 2000. Back then I was more naive than I am now (although when it… Continue reading

Troubleshooting SharePoint (People) Search 101

I’ve been nerding it up lately SharePointwise, doing the geeky things that geeks like to do like ADFS and Claims Authentication. So in between trying to get my book fully edited ready for publishing, I might squeeze out the odd technical SharePoint post. Today I had to troubleshoot a broken… Continue reading

Consequences of complexity–the evilness of the SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service

Hiya A few months back I posted a relatively well behaved rant over the ridiculously complex User Profile Service Application of SharePoint 2010. I think this component in particular epitomises SharePoint 2010’s awful combination of “design by committee” clunkiness, along with real-world sheltered Microsoft product manager groupthink which seems to… Continue reading

Why me? Web part errors on new web applications

Oh man, it’s just not my week. After nailing a certificate issue yesterday that killed user profile provisioning, I get an even better one today! I’ve posted it here as a lesson on how not to troubleshoot this issue! The symptoms: I created a brand new web application on a… Continue reading

More User Profile Sync issues in SP2010: Certificate Provisioning Fun

Wow, isn’t the SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service just a barrel of laughs. Without a bit of context, when you compare it to SP2007, you can do little but shake your head in bewilderment at how complex it now appears. I have a theory about all of this. I think… Continue reading