Multilingual support review of SharePoint Online – An information architecture perspective

SharePoint Online for a long time, has multilingual support. On classic experience, there were language packs and Variations available for that. Yet also the modern experience has multilingual capabilities for that.

It might look that SharePoint is well capable of providing the language chosen by the user for the user. While I had to take a closer look under the hood over the last couple of month, multilingual and SharePoint has a complicated relationship.

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Microsoft Teams in Schools – The COVID-19 emergency school protocol

Austria has been in shutdown mode for more than ten days affecting both school and universities. Both teachers and students have tried hard to continue their lectures and started to use all kinds of technologies available to them. It’s probably an understatement to say they’re all overwhelmed.

Microsoft teams in schools

The school system in Austrian was caught off guard in some ways. With E-learning platforms hardly used, they became from one day to another essential.
Another tool that now makes its appearance in Education is Microsoft Teams, where no one ever thought about it before. Now it is omnipresent not only for business but also in the school system and used for communication and exchange with students and pupils.

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Introducing the idea of Archive Hub Sites

A common practice these days is to organise site collection in hub sites. It gives you a great possibility to arrange your content more dynamically than ever before in SharePoint. On specific site type, we are dealing in any SharePoint project, for example, are project sites.

These project workspaces only have a defined start and end date. A site collection like this can be useful for a couple of weeks, to month or in case of long-running projects for years. What to do when the workspace reached his end of life?

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