0 comments on “Starting a SharePoint 2013 workflow programmatically using the JavaScript Client Object Model”

Starting a SharePoint 2013 workflow programmatically using the JavaScript Client Object Model

The following code snippet shows how to start a SharePoint 2013 workflow using JavaScript. SharePoint 2013 workflows are substantially different than previous SharePoint 2010 workflows. You can read about the SharePoint 2013 architecture here.The code is actually very similar to…

0 comments on “What is the Office Graph and how can we use it?”

What is the Office Graph and how can we use it?

A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft starting rolling out a new product called Office Delve. Office Delve is currently available to Office 365 customers and can be described as a product that helps you discover content across your business. However, Delve is only a small piece of this puzzle because it is simply the UX (user experience) that utilizes the Office Graph.

The Office Graph is a sophisticated machine learning platform that creates relationships between content, people, and activities that currently sit in Office 365. Here is a video that describes what the Office Graph does and how Delve uses it.

3 comments on “Filter SharePoint task list view to show tasks assigned to groups I am in”

Filter SharePoint task list view to show tasks assigned to groups I am in

If you have a SharePoint task list where the task is assigned to a SharePoint group, you may notice that the My Task list does not show tasks even if you are a member of the group of which the…

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SharePoint Designer shows “There are no items to show in this view” message

I loaded SharePoint Designer this morning and when I clicked on the Lists and Libraries navigation item I saw just a blank screen with the message "There are no items to show in this view". I knew that I recently made…

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All about SharePoint Work Item Timer Jobs

You probably know what a regular timer job is. It runs on a schedule and performs infrastructure tasks in SharePoint. A timer job may clean up content, perform synchronization,  or run other operations on data stored in SharePoint. You can create your own timer jobs as well if you had a need to run code on a regular schedule.

So what is a Work Item Timer Job?