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Product Review: harmon.ie One – Streamlining Workplace Collaboration

by Wendy Neal - on 9 months ago - No Comments

As SharePoint matures at a lot of organizations, companies want to be assured they are realizing an adequate return on their investment. Efforts to increase user adoption and information worker productivity are getting more traction and visibility. Companies also want to make sure that important information and documents are very easy...

How to create user-friendly, engaging SharePoint sites (no coding needed!) #Collab365

by Wendy Neal - on 11 months ago - 3 Comments
How to create user-friendly, engaging SharePoint sites (no coding needed!) #Collab365

Thanks to everyone who attended my session at the Collab365 Summit global online conference on Thursday, May 12. There were lots of great questions and discussion in the chat room. It was a very interactive audience. The Summit was a three-day conference that spanned IT Pro, Developer, and Business User topics. There were some great...

How to Improve Usability and Drive Productivity in SharePoint/Office 365

by Wendy Neal - on Mar 17th 2016 - No Comments
How to Improve Usability and Drive Productivity in SharePoint/Office 365

Join me for a FREE webinar with CardioLog Analytics on Thursday, March 24 at 1:00 pm eastern. During the webinar we will discuss one of my favorite topics – improving SharePoint usability – and how doing that affects user adoption as well as overall productivity. The full abstract for the webinar is below: How to Improve...

My 2015 Year in Review

by Wendy Neal - on Jan 1st 2016 - No Comments
Wendy-Neal.com: My 2015 Year in Review

Have you ever wondered where the time has gone? As you sit reflecting back on the past day, week, month, or year, do you think “Wow, time went by so fast! What happened?” (I find myself saying every Sunday night, “Where has the weekend gone?!”). And that’s exactly what I’m thinking right now. I literally...

Product Review: harmon.ie – Managing Emails on SharePoint

by Wendy Neal - on Nov 11th 2015 - No Comments
harmon.ie - Managing Emails on SharePoint

One of the challenges that businesses face are the time and costs associated with managing emails separately from other business documents. Email storage space is expensive, and with multiple copies of emails and attachments customarily stored on the email server, higher costs as well as the ensuing chaos when trying to collaborate with...

Thanks for making my usability session at Collab365 the top session!

by Wendy Neal - on Nov 9th 2015 - No Comments
Top session at Collab365

The stats have come in for the Collab365 Global Conference and I’m honored and thrilled to learn that my session, Enhance the Usability of Your SharePoint Site with JSLink, was the top session at Collab365 right after Jeremy Thake’s keynote! It just goes to show that usability continues to be a very hot topic, and it also...

Add a color picker to your SharePoint list using JSLink

by Wendy Neal - on Oct 22nd 2015 - 6 Comments
Add a color picker to your SharePoint list using JSLink

Have you ever wanted to add a color picker to a field in your SharePoint list? When I was creating my GTD Dashboard solution I had a list that contained a hex color code field that I would later use to dynamically style another list using that color value. Now I’m pretty savvy in graphic design programs and can easily extract the...

Enhance the Usability of Your SharePoint Site with JSLink #Collab365 #C365114

by Wendy Neal - on Oct 7th 2015 - 23 Comments

Thanks to those who attended my session today at the Collab365 Global Conference. As stated in the session, normally when you think about enhancing the usability of your SharePoint site, JSLink isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. The idea for the session came about as I was putting together my GTD Dashboard site template that...

Join me at the Collab365 Online Global Conference #collab365

by Wendy Neal - on Sep 22nd 2015 - No Comments

Next month I’ll be presenting a session at the Collab365 Online Global Conference event! Collab365 is your gate​​way to ​​​24 hours of SharePoint, Office365, Azure learning and more! And the best part is, due to the generosity of the event sponsors, it’s totally free for attendees! I’ll be presenting in the...

SharePoint calculated column formatting a date that is null

by Wendy Neal - on Aug 25th 2015 - 6 Comments
SharePoint calculated column formatting a date that is null

A few weeks ago one of my blog readers sent me a question regarding SharePoint calculated columns. He was trying to format a date column and it was working fine as long as the date wasn’t blank, or null. However when the date was null, he was getting some unexpected results. I thought I would share the solution here on my blog...