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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 Solution Architect at WithumSmith+Brown, P.C. (formerly Portal Solutions), one of the top 30 accounting and advisory firms in the United States. He is a trusted advisor and Subject Matter Expert, specializing in the development and post-implementation adoption of complex custom solutions in Azure, Office 365, and SharePoint. Prashant has supported a multitude of government agencies and non-profit organizations in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Prashant is the co-author of the book “PowerShell for Office 365 “and is the technical reviewer of the book "Pro SharePoint 2013 Administration." He serves on the leadership committee for the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning User Group, DC Metro Office 365 User Group, SharePoint Saturday Baltimore event and SharePoint Saturday Washington DC event. He actively speaks at technical conferences , most recently in Chicago, Seattle, New Orleans, Baltimore, Philadelphia. Fun fact??, Prashant is a recipient of the "Antarctic Service Medal of the United States of America" for his outstanding service in Antarctica.

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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How An Unengaged Key Stakeholder Threw A Wrench In Our Custom Intranet Project

Remember the last time you worked hard on something, only to find out in horror that you missed a major requirement for success? Did you feel annoyed and frustrated, or were you kicking yourself for not paying more attention to … Continue reading

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How to disable/turn off sound notification in Office 365 OWA (Outlook Web App)

I like Office 365 except few things and email notification sound is one of them. In Office 365 we receive email notification sound even if we are not using OWA but logged on to other Office 365 products like Office … Continue reading

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How to ReOrder SharePoint List Items using Custom Code/PowerShell and SharePoint Designer in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013

The functionality to “Reorder list items” is inbuilt for “Links” lists both in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013.    “Change Item Order” option in SharePoint 2013 Links List.  “Change Item Order” option in SharePoint 2010 Links List.  How does this “Change … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 Installation Guide – Development Environment

SharePoint 2013 Installation Guide – Development Environment In this blog post I have document the steps for creating your own SharePoint 2013 development environment. Unlike SharePoint 2010, you can’t install domain controller and SharePoint 2013 in same server if you … Continue reading

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