Intranets have evolved over the years; however, we’ve discovered that many organizations are stuck with a legacy intranet experience that does not serve the needs of an organization. Poorly designed pages, information that is out of date and a lack of organization results in frustrated users and low confidence when it comes to employees being able to find information. Your intranet experience may no longer “spark joy” and we can help!Read More
A hidden gem within SharePoint is the ability to upload a list template to a SharePoint site. Once this list lives within SharePoint, it can be replicated via the Microsoft Teams “Lists” functionality. The purpose of this blog post is to demonstrate how to upload a SharePoint List XML Template to a SharePoint site.Read More
When life seems jolly rotten there’s something you’ve forgotten
Viruses, hurricanes and fires. Economic recession, job loss and evictions. Things are tough all over and it can be challenging to find the silver lining these days. But there are some bright spots if you know where look. Some of the positives can be uncovered with tools like Microsoft Power BI. There’s a lot of data out there and, turns out, it’s not all bad news.Read More
As organizations scrambled to support remote workers, Kiefer recognized that we were in a unique position to assist our clients and friends. We have been promoting the benefits of the modern workplace for several years, and we had arrived at the moment in which enabling the modern workplace wasn’t a luxury, it was a necessity. Deploying technologies that supported efficient communication and collaboration was critical as stay-at-home orders changed how many organizations conducted business.Read More
When Microsoft Teams was introduced in March 2017, many wondered when and why you would use it.
The Kiefer team has built a strong reputation in helping organizations collaborate using Microsoft SharePoint. Beginning in 2017, many of our clients have asked when they should use Microsoft Teams and when they should be using SharePoint. While the 2 products have both offer users the ability to collaborate, share content with a specific set of users, and co-author, we have found that there are some certain conditions where one may be a better choice than the other.Read More
The interesting existence of data in SharePoint Online
One of the great features of cloud computing is eliminating hardware and having instant access to applications and services wherever you may be. Many of our clients have migrated from on-premise SharePoint to SharePoint Online. Their users can access, collaborate on and share files from any browser or device. But have you ever wondered what happens to all that data being shuttled about the cloud? It turns out to be a pretty interesting story.Read More
Kiefer has had a long partnership with ShareGate. ShareGate is an invaluable tool for organizations that makes it quick and easy to migrate to SharePoint or Microsoft 365. A few benefits of ShareGate Desktop include;
- You can migrate all versions of SharePoint with unlimited data
- Organizations can reorganize and restructure SharePoint content using ShareGate Desktop
- The ability to monitor and secure your environment thanks to built-in and custom reports
If your organization isn’t leveraging SharePoint, an intranet may be a good way to get started.Read More
Microsoft is ending mainstream support for SharePoint 2016 in July 2021.
If you’ve followed Kiefer for a while and read our blogs, you’ve likely read a blog announcing Microsoft ending support for certain products. In July 2021, Microsoft will be ending mainstream support for SharePoint 2016.Read More