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PowerBI visualization for SharePoint Document libraries

Visualization of SharePoint list data as a PowerBI report is already available with few button clicks. This awesome functionality is now extended to Document libraries in SharePoint.  How cool is that! Business users do not have to rely on admins to generate reports on their content. Power is now transitioned in to the hands of […]

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Find all Private channels in a Team

Private channel in a team is an access controlled space available only for Owners and Members of the channel. Guests can be added to private channel as long as they are already member of the team. This should do for a quick intro about private channels. Well, the point of this post is it not […]

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Disable feedback surveys in Power Platform

If you have worked in Microsoft 365 PowerApps or Power Automate, you might be familiar with feedback survey which pops up quite often. Microsoft wants your feedback on how likely are your to recommend Power Automate to a friend or colleague? Well, I ran into a conversation in twitter about this survey. Apparently I learnt […]

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Missing Office upload center

Couldn’t find annoying Microsoft upload center anymore in your Windows machine? Good news! It is gone forever. Microsoft replaced the upload center with ‘Files Needing Attention’ experience in Office applications. What is Microsoft upload center It is the application that deals with office file uploads to cloud services like SharePoint online, OneDrive for Business and […]

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Step by step guide to configure Viva Connections

Update 09/23/2021 – Viva Connections public preview is available now. Steps defined in this article to create an LOB Teams application using PowerShell is not necessary now. Viva Connections app is available in Teams admin center. This new app replaces Step#3 & Step#4 in this article. You still has to go through the home site […]

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Follow up on a Teams message – Automation

If you get a lot of Instant messages in Teams for help or to answer questions even when you are in a meeting or status set to Focusing, this automation is for you! Most of us IT workers get IM’ed a lot these days with everyone working from home and new changes to Office 365 […]

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Credentials provided for the Web source are invalid – PowerBI

Excel file in OneDrive as source for PowerBI report is a very common scenario. If you want to use an Excel file as a data source for your PowerBI report, what better place to store it rather than OneDrive or SharePoint. Here is an issue I ran into, cannot refresh the report after publishing it […]

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Managing global navigation in SharePoint online

Options to manage global navigation in SharePoint online keeps getting better and better. We have come a long way from custom apps, using managed metadata navigation to hub navigation & the shiny SharePoint app bar. SharePoint app bar: SharePoint app bar brings together global navigation and user personalized resources (Sites, News & Files) to every […]

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Cannot enable the site collection app catalog feature

Cannot enable the site collection app catalog feature in this site collection because it has not been approved by the tenant admin. If you have setup site collection app catalog in a SharePoint online site using PowerShell or PnP cmdlet’s explained in this article and run into this issue – Don’t Panic! Give it some […]

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