Parent Child Lists in SharePoint
I'm going to keep this simple. I have a request and I have an approver task list. In the Approver task list I create a column called RequestID. When the task is created I write the ID of the Request to the Task Column RequestID.
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When Approval is more than the click of a button
Whether its approving expenses or document control, approval steps can be more complicated than clicking an approve/deny button. I have had several instances where approvers need to do more than click and Approve/Deny button.
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Tech Tip: Leverage a People Finder in your Organization
  Let’s say that you work for a company that has offices in multiple locations and cities. Those offices span many floors and each floor has seemingly endless cubicles. How do you really know where a person’s desk is? More so, how can you find any information related to your
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Tech Talk: 2019 Microsoft Ignite Conference Summary
Klarinet Solutions recently aired our November– Tech Talk. Matt Fishman, Director of Solutions Delivery, broke down some of the most important news from the 2019 Microsoft Ignite Conference. For those who don’t know, Microsoft host their annual Ignite conference for developers, IT professionals, and Microsoft enthusiasts. Essentially, it is an
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Tech Talk: Elevating Microsoft Teams Experience using Private Channels
 Klarinet Solutions hosts monthly Tech Talks for our clients, which cover a variety of topics around Microsoft 365 and the modern digital workplaces. In our latest Tech Talk, Matt Fishman, Lead Architect at Klarinet Solutions, led a discussion on an exciting new update in Microsoft Teams: Private Channels. Here
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Column Formatting on SharePoint Online (The Easy Way)
Column formatting is an awesome way to make your list or document library more visually appealing by manipulating how your data is displayed. This can help you do things like conditional formatting or key performance indicators in your lists and libraries. Modern SharePoint leverages simple JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) objects,
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How can you build a strong organizational culture through technology? 
“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” – Henry Ford  It’s time to readjust our thinking. A lot of leaders push back on investing in organizational culture because they get caught up having to deal with other responsibilities or quite frankly, don’t know where to start.
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Tech Talk: How to Protect and Secure Your Company’s Data
  According to the U.S National Cyber Security Alliance, it is known that “nearly 60 percent of small companies who have been victims of a cyber security attack are unable to sustain their businesses after 6 months.” Ironically, more than two-thirds of those business who overcame a cyber-attack are unwilling
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September Office 365 GA Updates
Although minor in scale, there are a lot of cool features on Microsoft platforms that everyone should know about. Let’s take a look at them in this blog post recapping some of Office 365’s updates in September. Dark Mode  Dark mode allows you to look at Office 365 under a
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Using Pop-Up Messages in PowerApps
In this blog post, we are looking at building a custom application in PowerApps using Overlays. Our goal is to mirror a process on other digital platforms and bring it to our digital workplace. Two things are true. We often make mistakes, and we love second chances.   When you’re navigating most
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Office365 Overload – Confused About Which Collaboration Tool To Use?
Do you get analysis paralysis every time you open up your organization’s Microsoft Office 365 platform? You are not alone! As a Microsoft corporate user, it becomes very easy to get lost in the mess with the abundance of application tools and Microsoft’s constant updates. Instead of letting these tools dictate
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Klarinet’s Internal Comm Breakfast Panel: How Does Technology Shape Internal Communications?
Advances in TECHNOLOGY MATTER. The traditional office is not the same anymore. Typing pools and bulletin boards no longer exist. Now, the best organizations shape themselves around the needs of their people. When organizations are willing to care for the culture and the way people want to work… they not only deliver a
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Klarinet’s Internal Comm Breakfast Panel: Biggest Road Blocks for Communication Folks
Klarinet Solutions specializes in applying digital workplace solutions that optimize system performance, user experience, and streamlined processes. To support an organization’s objectives, it is important to first understand the various issues and restrictions that HR, Communications, and Management face.  Klarinet Solutions recently hosted a breakfast panel with Strategy, Communication and Technology
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Klarinet’s Internal Comm Breakfast Panel: Finding and Staying Connected to the “Why”
Klarinet Solutions takes pride in generating high employee engagement and performance through our technology services. However, an integral part of this process is first understanding the various issues that HR, Communications, and management face and coming up with the best possible tailored solutions.   Klarinet Solutions recently hosted a breakfast panel with Strategy, Communication and Technology
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How Can You Integrate a “Photo of the Day” Within Your Organization? Why is it so important?
Bring your digital workplace to life by having employees interact with one another. Getting all you staff members to attend an event interact with other departments, and invest in a positive company culture can be very difficult. But if you can bridge some of those gaps utilizing technology, it allows management
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Expenses from Anywhere Using PowerApps and Flow
Expense reports are time-consuming, tedious and boring. We have all needed to take hours from our busy day to find lost receipts; bring these receipts into the office, sort expenses, manually enter expenses in Excel or a calculator, and create a final expense report sheet from scratch to give to
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User-Based Permission through PowerApps
Custom applications are becoming more common within organizations, because they are getting easier and easier to build. With Microsoft PowerApps, we find we are building all different types of applications – from social apps to business apps paired with Microsoft Flow. We have been able to implement easy-to-use solutions that
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The Evolution of Intranets
In 1998, I started working on Intranets. I had no idea what they were that first day on the job, but I quickly learned the importance of being able to share information across an organization in an easy way. There was one humongous problem, though: maintaining it was horrible – hence the reason I
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The Quickest Way to Copy a SharePoint Modern Theme to Another Tenant
An effective method I used to copy a SharePoint Modern Theme from One Tenant to Another with PowerShell … SharePoint Modern UI Themes are awesome! What’s not so great is the process to add new themes to your Office365 tenant. Is it me or does the location of the Microsoft’s UI Fabric
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PowerApps : Employee Anniversaries
To find out more about this solution, or if you need help building something similar, reach out to our solutions team!
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