SPTechCon Austin 2019

Back on February 10-13th I had the privilege of attending the SPTechCon conference in Austin, Texas for the first time. Boy what a great conference! Even though the weather for the week was rainy and cold for this time in Austin, the content and learning opportunities more than made up for it. I arrived on […]

Compare 2 similar Excel files with the Inquire Add-In

Note: this was only tested in Excel 2019. Office 365 Pro Plus has something called Compare sheets similar to this function I had the need the other day to compare two excel files that had some information in them from exported SharePoint lists. They were very similar, but I didn’t know of a good way […]

Book Review – The Phoenix Project

I recently finished this book since I started a new job back in June and it has had a big impact on my thought processes since then. Before I delve much further into the book itself, I think this book should be required reading for anyone getting into the IT field. It definitely gives you […]

Why you should disable Nintex Automatic Database Mapping

There are a few things that after I learn them, make me want to immediately share with as many people as possible. This is definitely one of those moments. After starting a migration project where I work involving some cleanup with Nintex workflow content databases, I’ve run into something that everyone should check in their […]

Migrating Nintex Workflow Content to Another DB

Here lately I’ve been looking into doing some cleanup for Nintex related databases in a SharePoint farm, so I thought I would share a short write up I did for a few other folks on the process of moving content in the context of dealing with Nintex content databases. Taken from : https://community.nintex.com/docs/DOC-1092 First take […]

PowerShell Saturday Chattanooga 2018

This weekend I attended my first ever PowerShell Saturday (and Pre-Conference) event put on by some great folks here in Chattanooga on August 10th and 11th. The Friday pre-con event was given by none other than the famous Jeff Hicks Blog Twitter Starting off the day Friday, Jeff showed us some great scripts that I […]

Handling large lists with SharePoint on premises

If you have spent much time working with SharePoint, you know that once a group of users likes it to store information in libraries or Lists, you can certainly tell. Ultimately what happens is you get an email (or call, or service ticket) one day that says “Hey we are getting some kind of error […]

AutoLab to create quick test labs

One of the best way to learn how to do things in the field of technology is to actually get your hands dirty and practice doing something. That’s one method I have followed for years and has helped me learn most of what I know today. One way that helps do this is with creating […]