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What is sharepoint?

May 25, 2016

What is SharePoint? When I’m teaching people about SharePoint (whether they’ve just got us in for training or we’re doing the training as part of a large implementation for a client) I start by asking them “What is SharePoint?” OK, so I should know the answer, and I do, but I want to know what […]

Leave Planner – Use SharePoint it’s a Great Option

February 26, 2016
leave planner

Leave Planner is one of the many benefits SharePoint 2013 brings to a business. One of these is the ability to create a company-wide Leave Planner ensuring all Staff are able to log and track leave requests. SharePoint Foundation 2013 has built-in workflow to enable this and by creating some simple lists we can create […]

SharePoint or Dropbox?

January 25, 2016

SharePoint or Dropbox?   In comparing document sharing tools it is probably safe to say that Dropbox is currently more well known than its rival SharePoint. This is in part because it is free to use when starting out with the basic 2GB package. Dropbox is also designed to be a highly accessible and easily […]

Setting up SharePoint in 2016? Talk to the Business First

January 6, 2016

Possibly the biggest mistake of all is to assume that “if we build it, they will come”. Many times we have seen this approach often taken by IT departments when someone has decided to install SharePoint simply because they have seen it mentioned somewhere, or have been under pressure to “just do something” or even […]

SharePoint Setup – Don’t Try & Do Everything In-House

December 22, 2015

Unless you were a competent builder, would you try and build a house yourself? While you may build your dream home eventually, you’ll probably spend a lot more time and money doing so than is necessary and in most cases, you’ll be reverse-engineering the mistakes you made along the way for years to come. Even […]

How SharePoint Helps You as a Manager

December 15, 2015

SharePoint is far more then just another application. This extremely powerful business tool, when used correctly, ties all your staff PCs and mobile devices together, allowing them to communicate in real time and synchronize their efforts. Giving everyone in your business instant collaboration of it’s vital components. As a manager do you ever ask yourself […]

Holiday’s All Wrapped Up With SharePoint Calendars

November 22, 2015
SharePoint Calendars

Seasonal greetings on what’s already a special time of the year for us – we just celebrated our fith birthday! At this time of year, we that know that the holiday period and the new year are just around the corner so we thought we’d give you a few pointers on how to make calendars work for […]

Welcome To The New Blog From MindPoint – The SharePoint Consultants

June 3, 2014
MindPoint The Expert SharePoint Consultants

Welcome to the launch of our all new MindPoint blog, featuring unique articles and advice on using Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365. Within our day-to-day job we help clients install bespoke SharePoint systems as well as supporting businesses with training and support using SharePoint and Office 365. We’re seeking to expand this with our all […]