3Sharp Perspective

Live Tile Framework: Tile Types

There have been several posts on this site describing the Live Tile Framework for SharePoint. With its Modern UI style and responsive design, the framework solves two major pain points for SharePoint users: (1) surfacing relevant content logically in a single portal page, and (2) accessing content easily from mobile devices. But what exactly is

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Retail’s BIG Show and the Live Tile Framework

For those attending Retail's BIG Show (the National Retail Foundation's annual convention) next week in New York, you can get an up-close look at the live tile framework for SharePoint that has been previously discussed on this blog site. We gave Microsoft's retail industry vertical demo a makeover, and now it is ready to be

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Project Online Tiles Added to MPP

This blog introduced the Modern Productivity Platform (MPP) last September as a live tile framework for SharePoint. Fellow 3Sharp-ie Rudy Dam followed up with a post in November about responsive design in the MPP. Now, the MPP has been integrated with Project Online. The new ProjectOnlineTasks and ProjectOnlineProjects tile types allow you to display Project

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Live Tile Framework Update: Responsive Design

In a recent blog, 3Sharp co-worker David Gerhardt posted an introduction to the Live Tile Framework (also known as the Modern Productivity Platform or MPP) for SharePoint. MPP is a solution accelerator that includes Modern UI style (live) tiles, SharePoint list- and library-driven content, SharePoint-Yammer integration, and real-time data presentation with Excel Services.In this blog,

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Live Tile Framework for SharePoint

For the better part of the past year, 3Sharp has been working on a project for Microsoft to develop a live tile framework that is hosted in SharePoint (either SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2013 on-premise). The framework, also known as the Modern Productivity Platform (MPP), is a solution accelerator that has the following key components:

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Customizing the Search Experience in SharePoint Online

Recently, a client asked us to customize the search experience for their organization (a non-profit college of legal professionals). They already had an extensive store of SharePoint Online content in a number of custom libraries and lists. While out-of-the-box search worked, because of the highly customized nature of the content and how it was organized,

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Taking advantage of Power BI Q&A

What if you had the ability to use common natural language to find answers to your own data without having to rely on complex sql statements, long winded code or cumbersome data scorecards and dashboards?  What if interactive scorecards and dashboards could be accessible to you by simply posing questions and getting answers back?One of

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