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Top 5 Best SharePoint Posts of 2020


Though interest in SharePoint took a bit of a back seat to Microsoft Teams this year, there were some incredibly important use cases for SharePoint nonetheless. Whether you’re new to it or looking for ways to harness its power for better collaboration, let’s go down the list of our top 5 SharePoint posts of the year.

5. 3 Ways to Engage Your Organization with SharePoint, Stream and Microsoft Teams by Hunter Willis


Companies today have learned that organizations where employees are truly engaged report improved employee retention, customer satisfaction, sales metrics, and overall profitability. However, how is it that only a third of U.S. employees–and only 15% worldwide–feel engaged in their workplace?

This calls for a transformation in how the workplace communicates, and Microsoft 365 delivers the solutions that can help leadership do so. In one of the Ignite the Tour sessions given by Microsoft’s Owen Paulus, he explained how we can use SharePoint, Stream, and Microsoft Teams to empower our organizations with their latest innovations.

There are three initiatives to tackle that can drive important business outcomes and engage your organization with your current resources…

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4. Collaboration Guide: When to Use Microsoft Teams, Yammer, and SharePoint by Spenser Bullock


For anyone new to using Office 365, it can be a bit overwhelming to know what tools to use and when to use them. There are so many applications and virtual workspaces at your disposal that knowing where to store, manage, and create files and collaborate with colleagues can feel daunting to say the least. The goal of this guide is to provide a convenient one-stop-shop for what Office 365 tools to use and when. Let’s dive into it!

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3. How Microsoft Teams + SharePoint Make for an Ideal Intranet by John Peluso


Microsoft Teams is officially three years old this month. This chat-based application has caused a whirlwind of change since its release. Companies, including my own, have embraced it as a platform for internal and project-focused communication and document organization. There is, however, some confusion as to exactly how it should fit into our corporate intranets.

There are two prominent misconceptions regarding Teams that I hear repeatedly on client calls and site visits:

  1. It’s a bolt-on to the intranet where people chat and goof off; a distraction and not an important offering for the business.
  2. All you need is Teams. Forget SharePoint. Just Teams. Only Teams.

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2. 3 SharePoint Site Design Best Practices for Beginners by Christian Lapacka


Microsoft SharePoint Modern Sites easily allow you to publish news, share information necessary for your team or department, build up a community or show, and promote important solutions within your company. But what’s required to create sites where your employees love to work? The following three SharePoint site design tips will help you make your sites as interesting as possible:

  1. Decide what to show on the site
  2. Use visuals whenever possible
  3. Get in touch with Hub Sites

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1. What is SharePoint? A Beginner’s Guide by Hunter Willis


In the several years I’ve been working in the SharePoint and Office 365 space, I’ve often come across people from my former techie years who have been in IT for decades but never even heard of SharePoint. Taking that as inspiration, I’ve finally decided to start a series covering the basics of SharePoint as a friendly introduction for new users. We’ll also be sure to cover some of the principles on how to manage SharePoint and Office 365 in a later post!

Below are some of the most basic Q&A’s that I get regarding SharePoint and its purpose and capabilities. I hope you find these helpful!

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