Category Archives for "SharePoint"

How to Add Users to a SharePoint Group

How to Add Users to a SharePoint GroupDocRead for SharePoint is the only policy management software that integrates straight into SharePoint and allows compliance professionals to distribute and track their policies and procedures. When speaking with customers, I often need to supply them with quick “how to” guides that help remind them how to do some of […]

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How to update multiple documents in a SharePoint document library with PowerShell

How to update multiple documents in a SharePoint document library with PowerShellWe recently received a query for DocRead to see if it was possible to set the ‘Required Audience’ and ‘Acknowledgement Days’ to about 100 policies on mass (via a script). Hence, being one who is always up for a challenge, I loaded up PowerGUI and […]

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When adding a group or audience to a document why is a new version of a document created?

When adding a group or audience to a document why is a new version of a document created?When you add (or update) the Readership Audience for a specific document with a SharePoint Group or Audience you will create a new version of the document when it is saved. We have designed DocRead this way because we found that […]

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How to migrate DocRead from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

How to migrate DocRead from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013If you are considering migrating your SharePoint Farm to SharePoint 2013 (from SharePoint 2010) then please read through this article for steps on how to achieve this. Before proceeding, it’s important that you read ‘migrating between editions‘ to understand how this effects your licensing. Preparing your SharePoint 2013 […]

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How to migrate DocRead from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016

If you are considering migrating your SharePoint 2013 Farm to SharePoint 2016 then please read through this article for steps on how to achieve this. Before proceeding, it’s important that you read ‘migrating between editions‘ to understand how this effects your DocRead and DocSurvey licensing.Preparing your SharePoint 2013 Farm:It is important to know that we only support […]

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How to migrate DocRead from SharePoint 2016 to SharePoint 2019

If you are considering migrating your SharePoint 2016 Farm to SharePoint 2019 then please read through this article for steps on how to achieve this. Before proceeding, it’s important that you read ‘migrating between editions‘ to understand how this effects your DocRead and DocSurvey licensing.Preparing your SharePoint 2016 Farm:It is important to know that we […]

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Creating a SharePoint Audience for New Employees

How to  create a SharePoint Global Audience for New EmployeesAutomatically identifying a ‘new employees’ group in SharePoint can be achieved really easily using the SharePoint Global Audience function. Global Audiences can be automatically compiled based on a set of rules that you specify. The only restrictions are that this data must be captured and maintained in […]

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Benefits of using SharePoint to manage your policies and procedures

Benefits of using SharePoint to manage your policies and proceduresJust a quick post to mention that I have just created a new list on List.ly! The list discusses some of the big advantages SharePoint has over a non-SharePoint 3rd party solution when managing your policies and procedures. Feel free to add more and vote! Benefits […]

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