Office 365 New features: MyAnalytics – Trends and Your time investments


We office 365 with another intelligent feature with the name MyAnalytics which seems very impressive. It is free available with E5 subscription however for other we have to purchase.

MyAnalytics uses data from Office 365 to help people across your organization understand how they spend their time and discover opportunities to work smarter.

All data surfaced in MyAnalytics is private and available only to the end user.

The new “Trends” chart gives users a visual overview of how their work habits have changed over time. The “Your time investments” chart provides a network map that helps users visualize and prioritize their relationships.

 

Trends: find long-term trends in your work habits

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Your time investments: visualize and strengthen your network

MyAnalytics now visualizes your network so that you can identify missing links, improve your relationships, and prioritize the time you spend with co-workers.

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Additional Information – Portal Office

 

 

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Remove-PnPUserFromGroup -SharePoint Online (PnP Power Shell)


SharePoint/PnP-PowerShell has provide a great efforts to minimize code and increase productivity in SharePoint Online Development.

Recently we have to remove bulk amount of user from SharePoint Group. We decided to go with pnp power shell script to do it. As per the document Link – Remove User From Group below is the code.

Remove-PnPUserFromGroup -LoginName <String>
                        -Identity <GroupPipeBind>
                        [-Web <WebPipeBind>]
i.e.
PS:> Remove-PnPUserFromGroup -LoginName user@company.com -GroupName 'Marketing Site Members'



But above code didn't work. 

Actually we have to provide the -LoginName string like "i:0#.f|membership|user@contoso.com"
and its work.Below is the working script.
Remove-PnPUserFromGroup -LoginName "i:0#.f|membership|abdul.aziz@contoso.com" -GroupName 'Document'

 

 

Skype for Business integration in Yammer


Yammer is very cool social media plugin within the office. It makes more strong bonding among departments. We found it very useful tool in our organization. With the new Roadmap plan, MS has enhanced its features with Some basic options.

Beginning July 2017, Yammer users with a Skype for Business subscription will start seeing the Skype for the Business icon on the Office 365 navigation bar in Yammer.

This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 14805.

On the navigation bar, click (or tap) the Skype for Business icon ( Skype for Business icon on the Office 365 navigation bar ).

Choose the Skype for a Business task that you want to do.

 

Search for people in your organization

  1. Click (or tap) the magnifying glass ( Search for contacts ).
  2. In the search box, type the name of who you want to contact.
  3. Select the person from the contacts list.
  4. To add the person to your contacts list, click Add To Contacts.

 

View your contacts list

  1. Click (or tap) the address book icon ( View your contacts list ).
  2. Choose a contact from the list or search for someone else.

Start a conversation

  1. Click (or tap) the plus sign ( Start a conversation ).
  2. In the conversation window, type your message.
How does it affect me?
Yammer users with Skype for Business subscription can now launch and perform some basic Skype for Business tasks right from their Office 365 navigation bar in Yammer.
This feature will initially be available for first release customers and will start rolling out to a subset of production customers starting mid-July, with the majority of customers receiving this update by the end of July.
What do I need to do to prepare for this change?
This feature will be on by default. While no action is required,

Last Day @ NBAD- Tweeeted


Sometime you sense very dissimilar like you oversight something in your life. Same feeling I am having due to my last day at NBAD. Aimed at short period of time I encountered a team which has good strength and outstanding technical communication.

A team with calm and diminish observance. I will never forget this miles stone in my life, even though I have been a slice of numerous professional team but occupied with this team like additional  work without knowing that you are burdened  

UPS Synchronization Service- SharePoint Server 2016, Microsoft Identity Manager?


Recently I configured SharePoint 2016 Review release to have a deep look at the new changes contrary to 2013. During configuring user profile services I dint find User profile service Synchronization in services on server only user profile services, I checked the FIM has been removed in favor of Microsoft Identity Manager.

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MIM is a separate server technology (not built-in to SharePoint Server). That means, if you have MIM running in your company, more than one SharePoint Server 2016 farm can rely upon it.

Active Directory Import (sometimes called Active Directory Direct Import) is also included with SharePoint Server 2016, and is a User Profile Synchronization alternative that will not need a separate server installation. This means that SharePoint Server 2016 offers two options for User Profile Sync.

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Source : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt627723(v=office.16).aspx

 

Get 50000 items from SharePoint List using JS-SharePoint Item 5000 Threshold Issue [Solved] –


My blog will help to load data from SharePoint list regardless of list-view threshold limit . I have been through many forums and even I experienced bit difficulty to load data from list having record greater than limit defined by the SharePoint administrator (threshold limit). I have created a simple JS file with some functions to load data in chunks. i.e. My JS function will automatically take the total count of list and break them in the chunks and iterate them. In the result it will provide the array of items requested by the user.

Global Varaiable
Screen shot is to provide the global variable for our JS File
Initial Method to Call from my js
Initial Method to Call from my js
Internal method of JS File, This methods will take the cound of the List and divide them as 5000 each cycle
Internal method of JS File, This methods will take the cound of the List and divide them as 5000 each cycle

 

 

 

Final Methods will runs once all the data finish loading

Final Methods will runs once all the data finish loading

Just add the attached JS file to your SharePoint Solution and call the below mentioned function. In return once the data get loaded , it will write the desired array to flatArray and update var TransactionComplete = 1; further you can use flatArray with data in your app.
JS File – Click here to Download – Rename PDF to JS

Funciton to call GetListItem(siteurl,listname,columns)

siteurl = http://sitename

listname=testlist

columns=ID,Created,Title,Column1,Column2,Column4,Column5

Result = flatArray as Array

Resultant Screen shot.

ResultArray
ResultArray

 

I hope my little efforts may save time for those who are struggling with SharePoint threshold 5000 issue.

Insert, Update to SharePoint List and Published InfoPath2010 Form to SharePoint Server


In this post I would like to share the combination of little efforts using Infopath 2010 forms. In this post I will Design a new InfoPath form 2010 and that form will insert into the SharePoint list by using share Point object model.

Scenario : I have Created a List name Location, having Column Title, City and ZipCode. I will be inserting in the Location List by using InfoPath Form.

First We need to Design the InfoPath Form, during this step we need to consider some important steps.Image

Before we need to add the Event handler for the button to submit the item to the SharePoint list. just right click the button, select properties.

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Click Edit Form Code, after click Info path will open the Visual studio 2005 , with the event of button. Once VS2010 Open we need to Add the reference of Microsoft.SharePoint dll to the project. After use the following code to insert in the SP List Image

we can Access the Fields which we defined in the Info path by Xpath of each field check the blog for more clarification..Access Info Path Field using Xpath. 

Build the VS2005 and Close after successful build. Now our InfoPath design work has been done. we need to check some more options for publishing it and attached it to the webpart.

Once we design the Form, we need to go to the Developer Tab —- > and choose Language option as mentioned in the below screen shot.

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here we need to set some notes which will help us to deploy the info path form easily. First option is the filler feature , i checked only the Print option. for more info regarding the info path filler feature use the this Filler Feature.

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Now select Security and Trust , option and marked as Full trust , below screen shot.

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Choose the preferred programming language, and Then select the Compatibility option. here we need to set this Info path form as web browser form and also mentioned the url of info path web service which can let it open in browser. screen shot is below.Image

Save the form, and go to file and Select Publish option. In the published option choose the SharePoint server, enter the site url, it will create and new content type and give the published version of infopath which we can save it in our local drive.

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now after this wizard save the xsn file to your local hard drive. this .xsn we will upload and will deploy.

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now do the next next and published it.

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Now this published wizard has created a new content type in the Server and give us a publised, administrator approved template.

Note : Actually in the real world, we will design the info path form and just save it, than go to the Site Administrator, who will published it, give us a new approved template copy and create a content type on the server, because he is the administrator.

Now we need to to upload (the published .xsn file ) it on the Central Adminitration — > General Application setting –> Info Path Form Services, select Upload form template.

Browse the .xsn file which we save it on our local pc, once upload the form template , we can verify, and upload successfully.

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Now we need to go to the Site Collection Administration — > Site Collection Feature—-> in the feature we can have the newly uploaded info path form feature , activate it.

To check the form is ready or not, go to the  Site action –> and Select All Site content— go to the Form Template Library , in that library you will have your newly deployed info path form.

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Note : It is better to Create a New Content Type, and Select Parent Content Type as Microsoft InfoPath. Then newly featured Activated form deployed on the site will come in the drop down.

Creating Content Type So that it will be come to Info path webpart. Select Parent as Microsoft Infopath
Creating Content Type So that it will be come to Info path webpart. Select Parent as Microsoft Info path

Now ,we can get the name of content type of this form by select the library setting and go down and get the content type name, this content type will be required for newly document form library, which will help us to integrate this published form to info path viewer webpart.

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once we scroll down

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now we know the content type name of this form, now we need to add new form library, and set the content type of that newly library as highlited above. thats all.

Crate new webpart page and select the info path viewer webpart. go to the edit web part and select the newly created library, and content type. Image

click ok and apply.Image

and it is working fine with me. hope my little efforts can save a lot of time of others. apology for any typo mistakes and ready for any question and discussion.