Tracy van der Schyff

Facilitating The Evolution of Human Capabilities



Day 356 – What’s new and Improved in Office 365?

#Office365Challenge - 9 Days to Go - If you're anything like me, you'll also be like a kid in a candy store when it comes to the latest updates in Office 365 (Office 2016). This post will help you stay... Continue Reading →

Day 355 – Office 365 Recent used list across devices

#Office365Challenge And the countdown has begun - 10 days to go!  Anywhere-access to Office documents in Office 365 - do you even fully comprehend what that means? Do you remember the days where what you did, when you did it... Continue Reading →

Day 354 – Do NOT miss out on these 4 Office 365 SuperPowers

#Office365Challenge I'm all about empowering people, call me a Micro"Softie" if you like. I also have a thing for super heroes, so when I take a look at Microsoft's approach around enabling users of Office 365 - I'm super happy. In... Continue Reading →

Day 353 – Connect to Outlook in SharePoint

#Office365Challenge Yes we're trying to change culture. Yes we want to collaborate more and be more efficient, but most of us still hang around in Outlook, right? Bad habits are hard to break - and there is a place for everything,... Continue Reading →

Day 352 – Send e-mail when ownership is assigned in SharePoint Task Lists

#Office365Challenge We all know the feeling, when you don't attend a meeting and actions get assigned to you without knowing. The task lists on SharePoint are a great way to manage your tasks, but also allows for task notifications to be... Continue Reading →

Day 351 – Focus on Content on SharePoint Pages

#Office365Challenge Want to know how I learnt about "Focus on Content"? Accidentally - that's how. One minute still working and suddenly your left navigation / page header disappears. Took me a while to figure that one out. Once you know how it... Continue Reading →

Day 350 – Using Gantt Charts in SharePoint Task Lists

#Office365Challenge Task lists are one of my favourites to show business the value of SharePoint. So much time is wasted taking notes in meetings, then capturing it in Excel, distributing it and trying our best to manage and update them. Thanks to... Continue Reading →

Day 349 – Specify List Experience in SharePoint

#Office365Challenge We all fight change, but by now I'm ok with the new look in  lists / libraries. You might however on occasion wish to change the look for a specific list / library. This post will show you how. Day:... Continue Reading →

Day 348 – Disable Folder Creation in SharePoint Document Libraries

#Office365Challenge So folders are less evil than I thought a couple of years ago. There is a time and place for everything, however in some libraries you might be utilizing meta data and would like to disable the ability to create... Continue Reading →

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