CHALLENGE #8 IN IMPLEMENTING SHAREPOINT: Workflow versioning

SharePoint Feature Description According to Challenge ID #7, workflows are the main player in implementing business processes based on SharePoint. When we develop and implement a business process on SharePoint and the organization begins to use the workflows, there are some suggestions and improvements comes from the end user of the solution which are veryRead More

CHALLENGE #7 IN IMPLEMENTING SHAREPOINT: Running workflows after the error

SharePoint Feature Description SharePoint 2013 workflow engine is the main focus of implementing business processes in Microsoft SharePoint. There are three options when you want to design and implement business processes inside Microsoft SharePoint technologies. To use the out-of-the-box SharePoint Workflows (Approval, feedback,…) Create a custom workflow with SharePoint Workflow Designer Create a custom workflowRead More

CHALLENGE #6 IN IMPLEMENTING SHAREPOINT: SharePoint designer custom task in workflow

SharePoint Feature Description SharePoint Workflow designer is a workflow design engine specific for SharePoint sites. It is possible to connect to a SharePoint site and design a custom workflow based on the business requirements. In SharePoint 2010, there was a custom task feature with great capabilities, so you could design many business process without usingRead More

CHALLENGE #5 IN IMPLEMENTING SHAREPOINT: CAML LOOKUP

SharePoint Feature Description In Microsoft SharePoint, to connect list items to an item in another list, you have to use Lookup columns. From the database perspective, lookup columns are like the database keys which join different tables together. In our test SharePoint server implementation, There is a Lesson learned list to store every lesson weRead More

Challenge #4 in implementing SharePoint: Web part connections

SharePoint Feature Description In Microsoft SharePoint, when you want to show related data in different lists, you can use custom web part pages to place the list webpart and web part connections to connect the related data. The lists we want to connect to each other via webpart connection feature should have Lookup columns toRead More

Challenge #2 in implementing SharePoint: Column Level Permission in SharePoint

SharePoint Feature Description According to SharePoint Challenge ID #01, there is possible to set permissions upon item level in SharePoint. Every list item in Microsoft SharePoint has a specific information. For example in our test implementation of Microsoft SharePoint Server, we have a list to store the contract information such as contract date, client name,Read More

Challenge #1 in implementing SharePoint: List items permission settings

SharePoint Feature Description In Microsoft SharePoint, you can set permissions in three layers: site scope list or library scope individual items By default the permissions are inherited from the site scope to the list and library and then from lists or libraries to items. It is possible to break this inheritance and use a differentRead More

Challenges in implementing Microsoft SharePoint Server for Business Process Management

Microsoft SharePoint Server has lots of features out-of-the-box and heavily ease the process of implementing organization Business Process Management (BPM) projects which are very beneficial for the company’s operation. In a series of short articles, I want to address some drawbacks and pitfalls of using Microsoft SharePoint technology. In these series of articles, I willRead More