Category: Office 365

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In an earlier post, I wrote about how to mine the OCR data from Office 365 document folders using Power BI. During the research for that post I discovered that the photo EXIF data is also available for analysis from Office 365. I’ll show you how to get to it in this post. What is […]

I’m so excited to see Optical Character Recognition (OCR) working natively now in Office 365! I got my start in government where we scanned a lot of documents. There was a lot of data locked away in those images but no easy way to mine it. OCR was explored as a possible solution, but it […]

When companies begin making their data more accessible via Self-Serve Power BI, they soon reach a critical break point in those efforts. The Project dashboards tell them something that isn’t pleasant or doesn’t match the narrative been publicized. The Reality in Your Project Dashboards Performance indicators go red. The data shows the stellar progress that […]

Are you having tired of waiting for long refresh times with Power BI? Perhaps, you are getting timeouts because you are retrieving too much data. There’s three easy ways to avoid these issues. WHY IS MY POWER BI DATA REFRESH SO SLOW? Many Power BI models refresh slowly as the models are not structured to […]

Visualizing Project Time Project Online supports collaborative work management across your organization. It provides the ability to manage multiple project schedules and allows project team members to enter the time spent on assigned tasks via their timesheet. The timesheet information can then be used for many purposes. Many Project Management Offices (PMOs) have dynamic information […]

This Office 365  work management presentation on  tool alternatives was given at SharePoint Saturday in Denver. Topics covered include Office 365 Groups, Project Pro and SharePoint Task List integration as well as Project Online. If you require help with your Work Management needs, we have consultants available to assist. Please contact us at info@tumbleroad.com.

When asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” you may have replied, “Firefighter.” If you did, I’m sure you meant one of the awesome individuals who provide medical services, rescues and ride the fire trucks. While, most of us never realized that dream, there are days at the office where you […]

Don’t you hate it when you can’t read the field descriptions on your SharePoint list columns? It’s helpful to explain the values to your users but it’s usually hard to read. Try this Thursday’s Tech Tip to make your descriptions more readable.   Video Notes This technique does not work with Project Server Project Detail […]