Shari Oswald

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Shari is known as Shortcut Shari because she believes we should all work smarter, not harder, and she loves to share keyboard shortcuts. Shari has been using SharePoint since before it was called SharePoint and is excited to share her knowledge and expertise with those who are as excited about technology as she is. Shari's focus is the “People Side of Change.” As a Microsoft 365 Solutions Architect and Consultant that grew up right along with SharePoint, her practical knowledge of the Microsoft Productivity stack coupled with her passion for empowerment via learning makes Shari an excellent resource as a consultant and evangelist for Microsoft 365. Her philosophies for information architecture and SharePoint design are centered on solving business challenges with technology and ensuring usability and adoption for the organization. Shari is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, a Microsoft Certified Specialist Master, consultant, presenter, author, and evangelist. When she is not architecting SharePoint magic as a consultant, Shari is in the classroom or creating online learning for LinkedIn Learning,, and Pluralsight.

Published by Shari Oswald

Managing Your Planner Tasks in List View

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
We love the different view in Planner that lets you drag and drop to update your tasks, but what about updating the dates?

TIP!Tuesday! Introducing the PowerPoint Presenter Coach!

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
TIP!Tuesday Time!!! Nervous about your upcoming presentation or just want to build your confidence? Use the Presenter Coach in PowerPoint and get real-time feedback on your pace, language and originality! #PowerPoint #Microsoft #ShortcutShari #emPOWERd

TIP!Tuesdays! – Adding a Progress Bar to Microsoft Forms

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
Long surveys or quizzes can be confusing or overwhelming to those filling them out...why not break them up into sections and add a progress bar to make it more user friendly?

TIP!Tuesday – Dressing Up Boring Planner Boards

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
Tired of bland, boring Planner Boards? Add some visual interest using these new (and OLD!) tricks!

TIP!Tuesdays! – My Lifesaver!

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
If copy-and-paste is what you do…this tip is for YOU!! Use WIN+V to use "Collect and Paste" to copy/paste the #ShortcutShari way!

TIP!Tuesdays! – Managing Your Teams “Pain”

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
The Teams “Pane” can quickly become a Teams “Pain.” Use this tip to minimize scrolling up and down in your Teams pane looking for content!

What Goes Where? Moving Content to SharePoint Online (2 of 4)

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
Confused about the difference between SharePoint and OneDrive? Want strategies for moving content to SharePoint? Wait no more.

Bonus!!! - The Best Kept Secret of Outlook

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
This is the number one thing that blows people's minds when I show them this in Outlook...if you know about it, fabulous. If not, you are not alone! Wait for it...

Managing Your Inbox – Step 5

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
With all your items tagged and flagged, it's now time to start checking them off! View all your Action Items in the To-Do list.

Managing Your Inbox - Step 4

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
And here we get to the “Tag”…Work smarter, not harder by grouping your inbox by Action Item type using Categories, then view your inbox by Category to see them all in one place.

Managing Your Inbox - Step 3

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
With our categories in place, now we can move on to triaging our inbox...time to figure out what we need to do and when we need to do it. Time to Tag and Flag our messages!

Managing Your Inbox – Step 2

- 1 min read-Shari Oswald
What next? How do you decide what needs to be done. Let's identify the high level things you do in your job, and then use those to start grouping our email follow up to be more efficient. How? With Categories!