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About pgbhoyar

Prashant G Bhoyar is a Microsoft Office Server & Services MVP and Microsoft Certified Professional. He currently works as a Senior Consultant at WithumSmith+Brown, PC. He is a trusted adviser and Subject Matter Expert and specializes in the development and post-implementation adoption of complex custom solutions in Office 365 and SharePoint. Prashant has supported many government agencies and non-profit organizations in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Prashant was the technical reviewer of the book "Pro SharePoint 2013 Administration." He serves on the leadership committee for the DC Metro Office 365 User Group and SharePoint Saturday Baltimore event and SharePoint Saturday Washington DC event. He actively speaks at technical conferences across the country, most recently in New Orleans, Chicago, Houston, Seattle, Baltimore, Philadelphia, as well as, at many events throughout North America. Prashant is a recipient of the"Antarctic Service Medal of the United States of America" for his outstanding service in Antarctica.

New Book Released: PowerShell for Office 365

It gives me immense pleasure to announce that the book I co-authored with Martin Machado is released by Packt publishing. The title of the book is “PowerShell for Office 365“ and the contents are geared towards the administrators and the … Continue reading

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How to find ID of Office 365 Group?

Recently I worked on a Project where I had to provision and modify the Office 365 Groups using the Microsoft Graph APIs. During testing, I had to get the Group ID and pass it to a custom REST endpoint we … Continue reading

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How to update the License information in Visual Studio 2013/2015?

With the introduction of MSDN accounts in Visual Studio 2013/2015, we can now use the same settings across the different environment. Gone are the days where every time we start a new project, and use new server/machine we need to … Continue reading

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SharePoint Workflows Migration Scenarios

“What happens to the workflows post migration? Do they run as SharePoint 2010 style workflows or SharePoint 2013 style workflows?” Continue reading

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Podcasts I listen to..

So much is happening in the technology world and it is really hard to keep up with all the latest and greatest information. Podcasts are one of the mediums we can use to keep ourselves up to date. Since Podcasts … Continue reading

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Eliminate The Paperwork Bottleneck With Custom SharePoint Intranet

Frustrated by the constant feeling of drowning in paperwork? If you’re annoyed by the slow response times or lack of accountability in your organization, your organization should seriously consider adopting a digital collaboration intranet solution. As one of our clients … Continue reading

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How to setup Gmail as SMTP Relay Server in SharePoint?

Emails are one of the important functionalities of SharePoint. Often when we create our own development environment we have to create our own SMTP server or rely on our company’s SMTP server (which may not be accessible outside company’s firewall). … Continue reading

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