Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Part 2. Using custom references

In part 1 of this Microsoft Flow Tutorial, we created a pretty simple flow that allows you to pass data from one app to another. In this case a task from Planner to Github. In part 2 we are going work on closing the task in Planner automatically. The challenge for this Flow is that … Read moreMicrosoft Flow Tutorial – Part 2. Using custom references

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Part 1. Learn it with Examples

As an IT guy, I really like to automate things. So I am always on the lookout for repetitive tasks that can be automated or opportunities to share data between applications. Data shouldn’t be entered twice and with tools like Microsoft Flow is it really easy to automate it. In this tutorial, I am going … Read moreMicrosoft Flow Tutorial – Part 1. Learn it with Examples

Using PowerShell to Update an AD User from a CSV file

I needed to update a bunch of AD Users with their new job title. A new year has started and some made promotion and got a new job title. So I received an Excel file with their full name and their new title from HR. Because this is happening every year, is it time to create … Read moreUsing PowerShell to Update an AD User from a CSV file

Office 365 Business Premium vs E3 – in-depth comparison with overview chart

Office 365 Business Premium vs E3

One of the most asked questions, what is the difference between Office 365 Business Premium and E3? The price of a Business Premium license is almost 40% lower than that from an E3 license and both share pretty much the same features. So why should you buy a more expensive E3 license? Or is Business … Read moreOffice 365 Business Premium vs E3 – in-depth comparison with overview chart

Duplicate Microsoft Planner Plans

Duplicate Microsoft Planner Plans

One of the most requested features on the UserVoice forum for Microsoft Planner is the ability to create a Microsoft Planner Templates and make new plans from it. Microsoft is working on this feature, but the ETA is still unknown. I got the same request and started working on a PowerShell script that allows you … Read moreDuplicate Microsoft Planner Plans

Working with expression in Microsoft Flow

In Microsoft Flow, you can use expressions for every action, switch, or condition and to manipulate data. Using this in combination with variables allows you to do some cool and very useful things (calculating dates, manipulating strings, extracting parts of a string and a lot more). A small tip upfront, I like to write the expression … Read moreWorking with expression in Microsoft Flow

OCR email attachments and store them on SharePoint

Microsoft Flow and ElasticOCR

Microsoft Flow is a great tool to automate a lot of you daily, repetitive tasks. I stumbled on such a task at one of my clients. They receive an email with an attachment in a shared mailbox. One of the employees downloads the attachment and stores in a SharePoint folder. Nothing really special and easy to … Read moreOCR email attachments and store them on SharePoint

Exchange Online and Apple Mail

Most Apple users really like the Apple Mail application and don’t want to switch to Outlook when they buy Office 365 or Exchange Online. And that is not necessary either, but connecting the Exchange Online mailbox in Apple Mail can be tricky sometimes. On some clients, the autodiscovery feature is not working correctly. Also adding a … Read moreExchange Online and Apple Mail

Office 365 Business Plans Compared with Comparison Chart

Office 365 Business is best suited for small and mid-size business. There are three business plans within Office 365, Business Essentials, Business and Business Premium. But which plan do you need, what are the important differences and how do you decide which one you should buy? In this article, I will compare the different plans, … Read moreOffice 365 Business Plans Compared with Comparison Chart