• Setting up multiple Edge browser profiles for the M365 professional

    When you install Edge browser, your user profile will default to a standard profile called “Profile 1” with no personalization. Signing in to a Work or Personal Microsoft account will link this profile to your account, allowing you to share bookmarks and settings across devices. This is great when you only have to log in […]

  • Microsoft 365 Assessment tool for SharePoint 2013 workflows available now

    SharePoint 2013 Workflows platform was introduced 10 years ago. Since the release of SharePoint workflows, Microsoft has evolved workflow orchestration to not only encompass SharePoint, but all the productivity services you use within Microsoft 365 and extend to 3rd parties. Power Automate is the Microsoft solution for workflow orchestration. It connects to all Microsoft 365 […]

  • M365 Community Content

    There is a huge amount of great content available at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-ca/microsoft-365/community/ This repository is here for YOU. The goal is to build an open source set of content to help people like Information Architects, Business Analysts, “Makers” (aka Citizen Developers), and Site Owners who want to use the Microsoft 365 platform better. The authors are […]

  • SharePoint Syntex Setup

    Admins can use the Microsoft 365 admin center to set up Microsoft SharePoint Syntex. Consider the following before you start: In which SharePoint sites will you enable form processing? All of them, some, or select sites? What will you name your default content center? You can change your settings after initial setup in the M365 admin center. Prior to […]

  • SharePoint Calculated Columns IF formula builder

    One of my most popular blog posts is originally from 2012 and focuses on SharePoint Calculated Column formulas: SharePoint Calculated Column Formulas & Functions – The Essential Guide – Tuomi Services Ltd. While many of the questions people ask in the comments are asking about esoteric formulas or some weird quirks, a lot actually can […]

  • Office 365 Security – Capabilities & Planning

    Moving to the Cloud can introduce new concerns. In this post, i’ll help you address your unique organizational security standards, framed against the products and capabilities of your Office 365 services. While Microsoft has invested heavily in securing their platforms against cyber attacks, they operate with a shared responsibility model in which the customer is […]

  • Office 365 Internet Zone Settings

    This is a follow-up to my 2015 post about the recommended IE Internet Security Zone settings for maximum user authentication happiness. On the post https://tuomi.ca/2014/06/23/overcoming-sticky-logouts-office-365-azure-windows-intune-web-browser/, I tried to rationalize IE security settings relating to Office 365. Here’s a good explanation of why we should care, as quoted from the more recent MSFT post: “Starting with Windows […]

  • SharePoint Online Search Word Breaking

    Recently I was asked if search in SharePoint Online would return two results for words separated by hyphens, dashes, or other characters. For example, we’d like to know if  entering the search phrase “committal” will return both “noncommittal” and “non-committal” The answer is, it depends on the specific Search scenario and configuration. It’s indeed an […]