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Benjamin

Is Your SharePoint Farm Ready for Kim Jong Un?

January 22, 2015
By:
Benjamin

If you play a part in managing or administering SharePoint at your company, the Sony hack might be more frightening to you than any movie released this year. The hackers looted Sony’s network and released sensitive employee information, confidential intellectual property, and even embarrassing emails. You don’t have any of these on your servers, do Read More...

Carol

SharePoint Trends for 2014

April 3, 2014
By:
Carol

SharePoint is an application platform that allows you to take control of the content and documents that you put on the Internet. Though the capabilities are present in SharePoint for use with external websites (like the kinds that your customers use to find out more information about your business), most companies have been using SharePoint for Read More...

Carol

InfoPath Retirement: The Doctor is In

February 24, 2014
By:
Carol

SharePoint Consulting Prescribes Solutions to Fit Your Business SharePoint consulting is often not unlike being a doctor. When a patient visits their doctor, she doesn’t assume that penicillin is the fix for everyone who walks in the door. Instead, a cure is recommended based on specific symptoms. The same goes for our customers. When we first engage Read More...

Ron

SharePoint Consulting: Solutions to Common BCS Errors

February 4, 2014
By:
Ron

Solving BCS Errors with SharePoint Consulting My recent SharePoint consulting work has involved working through a few BCS errors. Programmatically accessing BCS External Lists in SharePoint is a bit like working in a parallel universe.  Most list access rules will continue to apply, however there are some very special caveats that one must remember. For the reader’s Read More...

Ron

SharePoint Consulting: Workflow Not Found

January 28, 2014
By:
Ron

Managing New Workflow Manager Installation with SharePoint Consulting I needed to remove a Web Front End (WFE) from a SharePoint farm for development reasons, but afterwards we noticed that workflows stopped working.  To remedy this, I decided to just re-install Workflow Manager on the main WFE.  Though this is not normally a recommended practice, we had few Read More...

Carol

SharePoint Consulting: Workflow Strategy

January 14, 2014
By:
Carol

SharePoint Consulting and Automation SharePoint consulting can be the time saver that your team has been looking for. Automation, what a wonderful thing!  We have become very accustomed to the most mundane tasks taking care of themselves. Consider the washing machine, the dishwasher, cruise control, the thermostat in your house, and everyone’s favorite, automated phone menu systems!  Read More...

Theresa

SharePoint 2013 and Large Lookup Lists

January 9, 2014
By:
Theresa

SharePoint 2013 and an Unexpected Cost of Large Lookup Lists SharePoint 2013 can handle very large lists (given a very restrictive set of requirements). There is however one error that slipped through the cracks from the Microsoft SharePoint development team. When the total number of items in a list exceed 20,000 items (mileage may vary); you Read More...

Matt

SharePoint Consulting: Gamification and ROI

December 18, 2013
By:
Matt

The Return on Investment for SharePoint Consulting In our SharePoint consulting engagements, we often come across interesting problems that can be solved by some amount of customization. This was exactly the case when a change manager from one Upstream client came to Entrance with concerns over educating employees on a new system transition. Pipeline controllers at this Read More...

Carol

SharePoint Dashboards: Three Reasons to Build Your One-Stop Shop

December 10, 2013
By:
Carol

Surfacing Vital Information with SharePoint Dashboards Your Sharepoint dashboard is similar to the dashboard in your car; it contains all the information that is pertinent to your oil and gas operation so you can easily and quickly find what you need. If you haven’t set up your dashboard, it is important to contact a Sharepoint consulting Read More...

Benjamin

SharePoint Consulting: Library and List Thresholds

December 4, 2013
By:
Benjamin

SharePoint Consulting Best Practices Our SharePoint consulting experts have recently run into some problems with SharePoint library and list thresholds that we have been trouble shooting. We’re sharing some of the best practices that we’ve developed as a result to save other users out there some of the trouble! Libraries and List in SharePoint The bottom line for Read More...

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EVENT: SharePoint Projects: Getting More Bang for Your Buck

If we’ve learned one thing in our conversations with clients, it’s that SharePoint projects often begin with hope for a bright, shining future where everyone in a company can collaborate...

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EVENT: Tips for Building Better Customer Web Portals

Apologies for the inconvenience, but we have postponed this event.We would be happy to provide an on site presentation for you at your office. Schedule a meeting: info@entrancesoftware.com We use...

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VIDEO: Frac Your Data. Produce Insights.

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