The 3 important steps of a SharePoint migration

It only takes three steps to migrate to your new SharePoint environment? Sounds easy! While it’s true that a SharePoint migration needn’t be as complex as some people will have you believe, each of these three steps have a lot to them, and as such shouldn’t be underestimated.

That’s why we’re here to guide you through each important step so your migration journey can be as smooth as possible and you can enjoy your new SharePoint environment. Read more

DevFacto Wins Microsoft IMPACT Award

DevFacto is delighted to announce that we have been selected as a winner in the category of Enterprise Cloud Productivity Innovation at the 2017 Microsoft IMPACT Awards for our work with Enbridge on their OnePlan solution. Read more

DevFacto Announced as Finalist for Microsoft IMPACT Awards

We are thrilled to announce that DevFacto has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft IMPACT awards in the Enterprise Cloud Productivity Innovation category for their work with Enbridge on their ground-breaking OnePlan project.  Read more

SharePoint Configuration Errors: Where to Find Them and How to Fix Them

If you work with Microsoft SharePoint, you’ve likely come across the following error screen at some point in your career:

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Quality Conf 16.2 Recap: Logging Like it Matters

On December 16, 2016, DevFacto hosted Quality Conf 16.2 – a full-day internal conference dedicated to learning and team building. A number of sessions were presented by our team members which focused on everything from personal to technical growth. In this post, we recap “Logging Like it Matters” which was originally presented by DevFacto consultant Mark Thiessen.

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Quality Conf 16.2 Recap: The New SharePoint Framework

On December 16, 2016, DevFacto hosted Quality Conf 16.2 – a full-day internal conference dedicated to learning and team building.  A number of sessions were presented by our team members which focused on everything from personal to technical growth.  In this post, we recap “The New SharePoint Framework” which was originally presented by DevFacto consultants Chris Buchanan and Vili Bogdan.

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Everyday IA – The Search for Hot Sauce

Today, I was tasked with picking up a bottle of Frank’s RedHot Sauce for supper. Once I entered the grocery store, I began scanning the large hanging boards that list the 6-8 types of items found in each aisle. My previous shopping experience lead me to look for the hot sauce near the ketchup and I know that ketchup is usually classified as a condiment. Unfortunately, I could not see “Condiments” on any of those large hanging boards. I did, however, see “Mexican” on one of the signs and thinking that perhaps hot sauce wasn’t far from salsa (they are both spicy), I ventured down that aisle. Alas, no hot sauce. Read more

Microsoft Cloud Comes to Canada

Today Microsoft announced that it would be housing Canadian cloud data in Canada. Let that sink in for a moment. Read more

RESOLVED: Encountering Error 1603 While Installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2

While setting up some new development workstations, we encountered an error during SharePoint 2013 + SP1 installation which we had seen again and again.

To recap: The prerequisites install fine, SharePoint Setup runs, and then seemingly at the last step, it fails with: Read more

Avoid Trying to Predict the Future with Cloud Scaling

In software development, we’re often required to make predictions about the future with little information. Read more