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Honored to be renewed as Microsoft MVPs

The Microsoft MVP Award Program honors IT Professionals and Developers who support the Microsoft community and share their knowledge. The program´s renewal cycle is every year on July 1st. So, today it was a busy day on Twitter and the #MVPBuzz hashtag. We at atwork are proud and pleased that our MVP's have been renewed for their community contributions for 2019-2020!

Update a SPN in AAD with the Azure PowerShell Az module

Yesterday, I wrote how to Update your Azure CLI with Choco. Today, I needed to renew an existing Service Principal Name in an AAD. A SPN stands for Service Principal Name which is used for automation authentication. Meanwhile, the PowerShell az module got some updates (v1.0.0). So, here´s the full step-by-step instruction for renewing a SPN with az ad sp credential.

Insider Dev Tour 2019 Vienna

Yesterday, the Insider Dev Tour 2019 took place in our home town Vienna, organized from the community for the community. About 60 attendees joined us at this beautiful summer day in the Microsoft Office in Vienna. See some snapshots from the #InsiderDevTour event here.

Develop Intelligent Apps for the Modern Workplace interview at ECS 2019

End of May the European Collaboration Summit 2019 took place in Germany. My MVP colleague Michael Greth did a short interview with me about Microsoft Graph and my session "Develop Intelligent Apps for the Modern Workplace". Watch it here.

New Rainbow Themes are available in your Office 365 Tenant

All of you who sign in to their Office 365 Home site will see three new Themes available now, considered the Rainbow Themes! One Style is a Unicorn style. So right in Pride month you get LoveIsLove Themes in Office 365 as well!To change the look of your environment, simply click on the gear icon in the upper right corner. If you do not see it, custom themes are disabled by your administrator in your tenant.So - activate your Unicorn in Office 365!

Celebrating EuroPride 2019 in Vienna

At atwork, diversity and inclusion are in our daily life. Everyone should be treated equally and with respect. These are the foundations of our modern society. This year, Euro Pride takes place in our home town Vienna. We want to show our sympathy by adapting our atwork logo on the website and in our blog to the rainbow colors. We support pride and the LGBTIQ community with the motto "Join us. March with us. Together & Proud."

This was European Collaboration Summit 2019

The European Collaboration Summit (ECS), also known as #collabsummit, is the largest community-driven conference in the world with a focus on modern workplace technologies and digital transformation. Experts from around the world informed about topics such as Microsoft 365, Azure, SharePoint, AWS, business apps and more. We were happy to be part of that great event in May 2019 in Wiesbaden, Germany. See some impressions here.

Enjoyed SharePoint Conference 2019

Last week, the SharePoint Conference returned to Las Vegas! #SPC19 took place from May 21 - 23, 2019 at the brand-new MGM Grand conference center, Las Vegas, Nevada. The event informed about the latest news in SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer, Microsoft 365 and Azure. We from atwork were proud to deliver a full day workshop about Security and Governance in Microsoft 365 and some sessions. See some impressions of SPC19 here!

Project Online / Project Server: Lesen und Schreiben von Benutzerdefinierte Enterprise-Feldern / Read and Write Enterprise Custom Fields

Zur Vereinfachung immer wiederkehrender Aktivitäten werden häufig Makros eingesetzt. Bei Verbindung von Project mit Project Online oder Project Server werden dabei oft Benutzerdefinierte Enterprise-Felder benötigt. Lesen Sie hier, wie Sie Werte für diese Felder lesen und aktualisieren können.

To simplify everyday tasks, macros are often used. With Project connected to Project Online or Project Server, macros may use Enterprise Custom Fields. Read here how to read and update values for these fields.

Project: Benutzerdefinierte Felder in andere Entität kopieren / Copy Custom Fields to Other Entity

Häufig wird in Foren die Frage gestellt, weshalb Werte benutzerdefinierter Felder in einer Ansicht nicht zur Verfügung stehen. Das liegt üblicherweise daran, dass das Feld für eine Enität erstellt wurde, die in der gewünschten Ansicht nicht zur Verfügung steht. Lesen Sie hier, wie Sie die Werte per Makro in der gewünschten Ansicht zur Verfügung stellen können.

There is often a question in forums why values of custom fields are not available in a specific view. This is usually because the field was created for an entity that is not available in the view you want. Read here, how you can populate these values in the required view.