Tech Community: Naming attachments

This post is inspired by following Microsoft Tech Community conversation: Using Power Automate, Outlook attachments are being saved to SharePoint. Attachments need to be renamed based on extracted text from the email subject line. For example: “text1 text2 11849850 – text3” The part of the Flow that I am interested in will extract text … Continue reading Tech Community: Naming attachments

Tech Community: Document review

This blog post is inspired by the following Microsoft Tech Community (SharePoint > PowerApps & Flow) conversation: The stated requirements are: “send a link to a SharePoint document with a message for them to review, make comments, and save when done”“create a Status flag for the documents so when a link has been sent … Continue reading Tech Community: Document review

Modernize Sign-offs with SharePoint Online

Microsoft released a simple, yet very effective, approval tool for business automation called Request sign-off. The request for sign-off comes "out of the box" and works with individual documents and list items. To start a sign-off: Select the target document; click Flow and select Request sign-off. Click Create flow. Behind the scenes the flow will … Continue reading Modernize Sign-offs with SharePoint Online

Modernize Agreements Management

Most higher-ed institutions have the need to manage agreements with other institutions (i.e. exchange programs). This usually comes in the form of an Excel spreadsheet buried away in a shared network drive. Using SharePoint and Flow will go a long way in modernizing agreements management by surfacing content and adding value through automation. Recent enhancements to … Continue reading Modernize Agreements Management

Reinvigorating the SharePoint Issue Tracking App

The Issue Tracking app has been around since SharePoint 2007. It has proven itself useful for projects and support operations alike. Recent developments with column formatting present opportunities to breathe new life into the Issue Tracking app. Current Issue Tracking: Issue Tracking with column formatting: The use of JSON column formatting in the Issue Tracking … Continue reading Reinvigorating the SharePoint Issue Tracking App