I have a choice column in SharePoint that allows a user to choose an option in a select menu.In the default SharePoint form, when the option “Can add values manually” is enabled, a user is able to enter a new option to be added to the existing choices – it’s pretty neat. When I used… Continue reading Choices column in SharePoint: adding new item with PowerApps customised form
In this post I’m going to unravel some of the key points of saving datepicker & dropdown values into a collection, and then displaying them in a gallery.I have a collection with details of trips, and so I needed a way to add more line items and have them saved in the collection before submitting… Continue reading Saving datepickers and dropdowns into a collection using the Patch function in PowerApps
Ok, so my SharePoint column is expecting a date/time per item in a loop, but all I have is a set of strings. Challenge accepted.I’m documenting this here for my own future reference, but this is also to show you how to get strings to date format in microsoft flow using expressions. I’ve done it… Continue reading Convert strings to date format for SharePoint in MS Flow
Are you a collaborative or a competitive colleague when it comes to your team? Do you find yourself “keeping things to yourself”, obscuring work or processes so that you retain the knowledge or even worse, talking badly about other team members that are working along side you? I know that I’ve often fallen into the… Continue reading Collaborative or competitive?
This episode of the identity competition is dedicated to a person that previously interacted with me and changed many things attached to this person’s identity. It is a reminder to be kind and to search for your own recognition of your identity, not social proof from anybody else. The round-robin of identity is as follows:… Continue reading The identity competition
The beauty of continuous improvement is that it turns all criticism into feedback. Joseph De Araujo – 5:24am The way I understand it, a “continuous improvement” approach is one that is always open to change. It is a way to remain ready to consider possibilities gathered in hindsight. It’s basically listening, then acting on new… Continue reading Feedback as continuous improvement
What is the RASCI model? Well, you are going to love this… it’s an acronym! Whoohoo! It fits right into what we already do! RASCI stands for – Responsible – Accountable – Consulted – Support – Informed It is a “responsibility assignment matrix”. So each letter stands for a responsibility that will be assigned to… Continue reading The RASCI model for management of projects
If you are not using GIT, then there are a few things that you are probably not doing as well as you could. You are not well-positioned to collaborate with other developers, share code or consume their code in your projects. You are not well-positioned to manage changes and versions in your code – and… Continue reading Why you need GIT version control for your project
Someone asked me recently, why would I want to web scrape? So I start thinking: In a perfect world you grab your data-set as you walk out of the lift, go to your desk, plug it in and press the button… *sarcasm* – we didn’t come here for this – here’s why you should think… Continue reading Why webscrape?
For some of us, web scraping or “webscraping” means pulling out the terminal window and wrangling the python scripts for some heavy data extraction – possibly using Scrapy or BeautifulSoup. Yes, it’s true, that web scraping is an advanced user art-form. For the rest of us, there is still hope. Cue the Space Odyssey intro…… Continue reading A webscraper for everyone