Category: Misc

  • How to handle GDPR from a SharePoint perspective?

    How to handle GDPR from a SharePoint perspective?

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    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 SharePoint today, so there are…

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

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    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 to CRM 2015, but while…

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

    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 we compiled, maybe it could…

  • Manage Azure database security with T-SQL

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    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 advanced properties including security. The…