Is your relationship status with SharePoint "It's complicated"? There are some things you should know about your farm (before and after you upgrade).
Hello once again, all! Let me extend a special welcome to all my fellow CloudPros.
My primary project this fall has been deploying a medium-sized SharePoint 2013 farm in Microsoft Azure's Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). We successfully deployed an identical environment early this summer to replace the customer's Development environment. This time, though, we are deploying their new Production farm in Azure.
I recently ran into an issue where the Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) Service was stopped after restarting the server. However, the FIM Synchronization Service was started. This caused various errors with the User Profile Service Application, as you would expect. I was unsure why this was happening; after all, the service is set to automatic startup. Fortunately, this was an easy solution to resolve:
Here at Summit 7 Systems, we use Nintex for our internal processes. One of the processes we have delayed creating on our O365 portal is a hiring process. We still manually send offer letters via email. I know! So 2005. Hiring process, it's time for some Nintexification.
Minimizing paper waste is not just about "being green." It's also about saving time - and money. For our No Paper November series, I've gathered some "paper facts" to show just how far paper waste has not only creeped into our work lives, but our daily lives as well.
Continual Process Improvement, Lean, Agile, BPR (business process re-engineering), business automation, workflow…the list can go on and on. It seems every few years a new trend arises on driving workplace or production efficiency, effectiveness, and quality.