Bonzai Intranet Blog

The Core Intranet Functionality Needed By Most Organizations by Bonzai Intranet

We have recently published an article on the Bonzai blog entitled “The Core Intranet Functionality Needed By Most Organizations”. It covers some of the core Intranet capabilities such as news, events, employee directories and other pieces needed to create an […]

Item-Level Security, Sharing and the SharePoint Publishing Infrastructure Feature

The Scenario Consider a scenario such as the following: you need to grant access to a specific document within a site to a user, but want to restrict that users access to the rest of the site. This is not […]

Checkout and Open PDF files from SharePoint Document Libraries

We have a customer that makes extensive use of Adobe Acrobat’s integration with SharePoint, which allows for the checkout and editing of PDF files directly from Document Libraries. Recently, after applying a Cumulative Update to the SharePoint platform we lost […]

Using SharePoint’s DatePicker Control

  SharePoint Date Picker

Welcome to the Bonzai Webinar Series

Bonzai is getting a head start on 2015 with some new informative ways to keep you in the loop!

Reporting on SharePoint lists with many to many relationships using Power Query

SharePoint lists are often the repository for reportable items and whether these take the form of incident reports, inventory, inspection forms or other data we are often asked to surface that information in a usable fashion for the business. I […]

Happy Holidays from Bonzai

To say that 2014 has been an amazing year for everyone here would be a bit of an understatement!

Active Directory Groups and SharePoint Security

Working with a client recently I’d run across something that seemed pretty fundamental and widely-known (or so I thought); however, I’ve been wrong before and here was another example of exactly that.

Beyond Governance Planning: it’s the execution that matters!

If you’ve read anything about governance, you’ll quickly figure out that this is a really really big topic and so naturally it can be really overwhelming to understand. When a lot of people talk about governance, they talk about how […]

Better Intranets Conference 2014

I have been lucky enough to be invited to speak at the first Better Intranets Conference in Edmonton on June 12th.

Content Approval Models in SharePoint Intranets

SharePoint 2013 provides a number of ways to author, approve and publish content. When we work with clients on Bonzai implementations we take into account both the Intranet publishing model that an organization will use and how this can be […]

Office 365 Content Search Display Templates

I’m going to be starting a series of articles that outlines how to work with Search, Display Templates, Result Types and Result Sources. The first of this series will target specifically the Content Search web part, and some Office 365 […]