In a recent work session where I was managing documents in a list library, I encountered an error that I thought had been banished to the annals of time. The dreaded “This is not a valid file name” error.
Hey SharePointers! Microsoft is making it much easier to brand our SharePoint sites with a new update that will be available to everyone by the end of May 2019.
More good news to report from the SharePoint operating room. You now have more options for formatting SharePoint columns in lists and libraries.
The new document library experience in SharePoint Online is simple, streamlined, and easy to use. Modern document libraries combine the power of SharePoint with OneDrive usability. They provide a consistent user experience across OneDrive, OneDrive for Business (Office 365), and document library and hence provides a standard way of creating folders and uploading files. The interface is designed to enable the Citizen Developer to get more work done faster and easier to collaborate with others.
As organizations begin to make their digital transformation, Citizen Developers can have a role to play in advising on the best areas to start. A great place to start are paper forms. Going paperless has been a goal for many organizations for years. Nintex offers a no code solution for transforming manual paper-based forms into responsive dynamic, digital forms that can be accessed from just about anywhere on any device. Below, are three common processes that can be digitized with Nintex Modern Forms.
Document generation is one of things that employees in different departments of an organization do as part of creating deliverables for their companies or clients. For the Citizen Developer Nintex DocGen for Salesforce has become one of the top tools for no code generation of documents. I will list four reasons why Nintex DocGen has become so popular.
The Help Desk is often an underappreciated component of an organization, but you as a Citizen Developer can bring recognition to your department by improving common processes.
Operations and Procurement Officers can also participate in the growing wave of Citizen Developers improving their organization’s processes.
The #1 Operations process that can use a Citizen Developer hero are travel Requests. Every company has people that regularly travel. Normally there is some kind of approval process and after the trip, an expenses report. This common process is just waiting for you, the Citizen Developer, to save everyone from this painful, manual process.
You are responsible for providing the flash and sizzle for your organization. You do not get your hands dirty writing code, but you too can be a Citizen Developer.
One of the top business processes that the Sales and Marketing department has to contend with is Event Planning. This process has many moving parts, from resource management and booking travel to managing the PR surrounding the event, this process is crying out to be made more efficient and less stress inducing.
Here is an easy way for users to capture and track workflow approval history.