6 Items to Look for When Doing a SharePoint Health Check

There are lots of reasons to take a step back and really consider your on-premises SharePoint farm – frustrated users, poor performance, random errors and outages, out of control content, etc. – but often we find ourselves overwhelmed with the sheer scope and size of SharePoint, and the idea of doing a health check just seems daunting; there are so many moving parts and so many different ways to achieve the same thing, and with every different way to configure SharePoint there are probably a dozen different opinions on whether this way is better than that way, and it’s difficult to sort through all the “guidance.” Most people have only their own farm(s) as a point of reference, so they don’t have the benefit of personal experience working with a variety of different farms serving different purposes (and often exposing very different issues). Continue reading →

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SharePoint 2016 Feature Pack 2 bring SPfx to On-Prem

On September 12, 2017, Microsoft released Feature Pack 2 for SharePoint 2016. The second feature pack for SharePoint 2016 brings the SharePoint Framework to an On-Premises 2016 farm.  SharePoint Framework, more commonly known as SPfx, is the newest development framework which was made available on SharePoint Online last year.  SPFx brings the more open development platform currently used in SharePoint Online to on-prem farms.  This will allow on-prem developers to leverage modern, open-source development tools and libraries now common to web-based development. Continue reading →

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Aptillon – Much More than a SharePoint Consulting Company

You probably know Aptillon as the “SharePoint experts.” With a team of current and former SharePoint MVPs, a SharePoint Certified Master, publications, speaking engagements and several decades of collective SharePoint experience in all major versions of SharePoint – we do know SharePoint. Furthermore, to provide expert SharePoint consulting services we must be experts at more than just SharePoint. This is one area that differentiates Aptillon from other SharePoint consulting companies. Continue reading →

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