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How to: Upgrade an existing Employee Training Management site to the new SharePoint experience

The following article applies to Employee Training Management for Office 365. In this article I would like to describe how to upgrade an existing Employee Training Management site to the new SharePoint experience. Download the latest version You first have to download the latest app version. The app package contains the latest version of the […]

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How to: Upgrade an existing Event Management site to the new SharePoint experience

The following article applies to Event Management for Office 365. In this article I would like to describe how to upgrade an existing Event Management site to the new SharePoint experience. Download the latest version You first have to download the latest app version. The app package contains the latest version of the Event Management […]

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How to: allow users to enroll in single occurrences

The following article applies to Employee Training Management and Event Management for SharePoint on premise. If you create a recurring event, SharePoint only creates one item with the recurrence pattern. All occurrences are displayed as individual events in a calendar view or the current items view, but it’s actually only one item in the list. […]

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Enroll a SharePoint group, an active directory security group or an Exchange distribution list using Employee Training Management or Event Management

By default if you want to enroll users in an event using Event Management or Employee Training Management, you have to enter all users in the enrollment form. Enroll a SharePoint group To allow the enrollment of SharePoint groups you have to change the User column and allow ‘People and Groups’. Open the list settings […]

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Employee Training Management for Office 365 is finally released

We’ve just released the final version of the Employee Training Management for Office 365 add-in. Download the add-in You can download and add it to your app catalog site on SharePoint online. Microsoft is currently validating the add-in, it should be available in the Office store within a few days. Installation, Configuration and User Guide […]

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Event Management for Office 365 is finally released

We’ve just released the final version of the Event Management for Office 365 add-in. Download the add-in You can download and add it to your app catalog site on SharePoint online. Microsoft is currently validating the add-in, it should be available in the Office store within a few days. Installation, Configuration and User Guide We […]

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How to: Forward replies from Exchange resources to the event organizer

With the Calendar Email Extension it’s possible to book Exchange rooms and equipment directly from a SharePoint Calendar. Recently one of our customers wanted to know if it’s possible to change the email address that Exchange resources reply to and to forward the reply to the event organizer instead. Unfortunately there is no easy solution […]

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Events are not visible in the calendar view

Today I would like to share something that confused a few of our customers when using the Calendar Email Extension or also the SharePoint standard calendar. The issue is that the calendar is not reflecting any of the meetings that have been set up or the calendar only displays events where the logged in user […]

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How to: Use SurveyMonkey to collect feedback in Employee Training Management

With Employee Training Management you can collect feedback after a training event. If configured, the solution sends an email notification to all attendees including a link to a feedback form. The feedback form is usually a list in SharePoint, but of course it’s also possible to use different feedback services, for example SurveyMonkey. In this […]

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Send an invitation to the creator of an event using Calendar Email Extension

A few of your customers recently asked if it’s possible to send an invitation to the creator of an event automatically using the Calendar E-mail Extension. The answer is yes, but the creator has to be added to the ‘Attendees’ column. Since it’s not possible to set a default value for a user column (people […]

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