Posts for Misc

How to handle GDPR from a SharePoint perspective?

Misc - Toni Frankola - February 27, 2018

GDPR or European Union General Data Protection Regulation has become an ever-present topic in every company that has operations, employees or customers in EU. Regulation will start applying from 25th May 2018, so you need to prepare your SharePoint adequately. More than 200 000 organizations and 190 million users use…

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Upgrading from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 to CRM 2016 – Ribbon (toolbar) is missing

Misc - Toni Frankola - January 2, 2016

I am writing this post for all those poor souls trying to upgrade Dynamics CRM to 2016 that might encounter this issue. We recently decided to finally upgrade our “ancient” internal CRM based on Microsoft CRM 2011 to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016. (To be honest, we have chosen to upgrade…

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SysKit 2016

Misc - Toni Frankola - November 18, 2015

Back in 2009, when Frane and I co-founded Acceleratio, Terminal Services Log was our first and most important application. Over the years, thousands of clients have used our software to monitor many more thousands of their servers across the globe. During that time, we have shipped many other products in…

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SharePoint Built-in Lists: Content Approval, Versioning and Security

Misc, Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - May 4, 2014

My team was researching SharePoint built-in lists like Calendar, Document Library etc. while developing new features for our product Documentation Toolkit for SharePoint (SPDocKit). Not all of these lists support the same features. We were checking versioning and security settings for each list type and comparing them. Here is the matrix…

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SPDocKit v4

Misc - Toni Frankola - March 25, 2014

My dear readers, I am happy to inform that we, the fine people from Acceleratio, have released yet another spectacular version of SPDocKit.   Here are the key new features: To help so many of our customers migrating from SharePoint 2007, we finally released full support for Permissions Reports in…

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Manage Azure database security with T-SQL

Misc - Toni Frankola - February 10, 2014

This is slightly off-topic but we recently deployed some SQL databases to Windows Azure. I wanted to tighten security and allow users to connect to a particular views only. To my amazement, even though you can connect to Azure databases with SQL Management Studio, you cannot manage any of the…

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List of built-in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Reports

Misc - Toni Frankola - June 3, 2009

From time to time, when I have to write a specification for CRM system based on top of Microsoft Dynamics CRM I need a list of build in CRM reports. Although this list is available in CRM I sometimes cannot access CRM instance and I was not able to find…

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Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009

Misc - Toni Frankola - December 10, 2008

Although I do not work with NAV too much, I am happy to announce a new book about latest version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV. The co-author of the book, my dear colleague, Vjekoslav Babić is one of the leading NAV consultants in Europe. If you are looking for a good…

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CRM Accounts and Competitors

Misc - Toni Frankola - December 8, 2008

Microsoft Dynamics 4.0 presents Accounts and Competitors as different entities. In most cases this setup might be sufficient, but sometimes an account can be a (potential) customer in one segment of your business, and a competitor in another. While working with my customer last week, this question popped up, and…

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Using Microsoft CRM to distribute corporate Christmas gifts

Misc - Toni Frankola - December 1, 2008

As we are approaching Christmas season many corporations will be sending gifts to customers and business partners. For third year in a row we are using Microsoft CRM to organize the process. Here is how you can do it: Create a marketing list If you are sending different kinds of…

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