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Microsoft Teams and Outlook go down for thousands of Microsoft 365 users, a website that monitors service interruptions, has recorded a significant number of global reports of issues with various services such as Teams, Outlook, Microsoft 365, and Xbox Live. These reports are gathered from a variety of sources, including user submissions. Microsoft is currently looking into an interruption that has caused thousands of users worldwide…
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Company Sharepoints not Syncing via OneDrive

There is an annoying issue with customers who normally access Sharepoint via OneDrive and file explorer. This issue prevents users from getting the same experience as their colleagues. While there are a few reasons why users can not synchronise their company Sharpoint via OneDrive, we will discuss one particular reason here assuming you have completed…
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Can your business survive the Coronavirus

Business is all about managing risks. Monitoring the landscape and the Coronavirus has the potential to disrupt business. What risks are your business subjective to Individual staff quarantined.  An interview with Matt Hancock (See here). Advised the government have the power to force individuals in to compulsory isolation to  help control the spreading of this…
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Microsoft Introduces AI Automated Audio and Video File Transcription

Microsoft’s new AI tool in OneDrive and SharePoint automatically transcribes the contents of video, audio, and image files, thereby making it much faster and easier to find specific topics and references made in those files. No More Lengthy Transcribing The growth of digital content, particularly in rich file types such as image, video, and audio…
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SharePoint Mapper

Mear Technology designed a tool to create a company share and monitors its availability.  This tool will allow your OneDrive for Business to be assigned to your computer. Benefits of using this tool include: OneDrive can be assigned a drive letter (This will appear in This PC in Windows 10). No caching of Data on…
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Microsoft Power Automate working for you with Office 365 and SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint is a great platform for collaboration on your company. Any business regardless of is size depend on processes. These processes can be something simple as an approval process for holidays of your employers or complicated processes that integrates multiple applications with multiple conditions depending on the content. Historically if you wanted to create…
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SharePoint site continuously refreshing on Microsoft Edge

Recently one of our customers had a weird issue. When accessing their company SharePoint site using Microsoft Edge, the site was continuously refreshing and not allowing access any to any of the contents. Fixing the issue Step 1 – Close all open Microsoft Edge windows, Open file Explorer and navigate to “%localappdata%\Packages“ You will find a…
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InfoPath: Calculate business days between 2 dates including leap year

The following articles describes the process to allow InfoPath to calculate difference between 2 dates. Required Fields: StartDate EndDate StartDateFirstDayOfYear StartDateLastDayOfYear EndDateFirstDayOfYear EndDateLastDayOfYear TotalDaysYearStartDate TotalDaysYearEndDate StartDateDayOfYear EndDateDayOfYear StartDateWeekOfYear EndDateWeekOfYear WeeksDifference DifferenceDays WeekendDays Businessdays Step 1 – Calculate First Day of Year Add new rule to “StartDate” Condition: None Rule type: Action Run action: Set field’s…
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