Author: Norm Young

Use Power Automate to dynamically switch Document Libraries based on a string

Use Power Automate to dynamically switch Document Libraries based on a string

In this blog post I will show how to dynamically switch SharePoint Document Libraries based on a string to perform further actions like creating a folder. I've used this pattern for dynamic folder creation where the sheer scale of folders required dedicated Document Libraries based on alphabetic ranges (A-F, G-M, N-T, U-Z). My demo SharePoint … Continue reading Use Power Automate to dynamically switch Document Libraries based on a string

Use Power Automate to create a folder in SharePoint with link back to Microsoft Lists

Use Power Automate to create a folder in SharePoint with link back to Microsoft Lists

In this blog post I will out line how Power Automate can be used to create a folder in a SharePoint document library and then store the link to the newly created folder inside of Microsoft Lists. I have used this pattern numerous times for business processes where transactional metadata and document storage are required. … Continue reading Use Power Automate to create a folder in SharePoint with link back to Microsoft Lists

SharePoint vs. Microsoft Teams: Why They’re Better Together

SharePoint vs. Microsoft Teams: Why They’re Better Together

This article originally appears on the AvePoint blog as SharePoint vs. Microsoft Teams: Why They’re Better Together. Change. There is so much change in the Microsoft 365 platform that users can feel lost in a sea of like-named and functioning apps. Take OneDrive and OneNote for example. Or how about a Team site and Teams? … Continue reading SharePoint vs. Microsoft Teams: Why They’re Better Together

Send email reminders from Microsoft Lists using Power Automate

Send email reminders from Microsoft Lists using Power Automate

In this blog post I will show how to send email reminders for Microsoft Lists items based on a date column using Power Automate. I am using a customized version of the Microsoft Lists Issue Tracker template. See Microsoft Lists: Updated Issue Tracker for more info. Automated email reminders give users time and opportunity to intervene … Continue reading Send email reminders from Microsoft Lists using Power Automate