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Brett Lonsdale (Lightning Tools Co-Founder, Microsoft 365 Apps & Services MVP), and Sandy Ussia (Microsoft Business Applications MVP) are often found here blogging about Lightning Tools products and the Microsoft 365 Apps & Services.

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Lightning Tools is a global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) specializing in Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office 365 tools and web parts.

22 Nov: New Release Social Squared – Discussion Board for Microsoft Teams & SharePoint

Overview of Social Squared Before we dive into the new features of Social Squared release, let’s first of all…

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18 Nov: Lightning Forms Webinar Recording
In this video, we demonstrate how to customize SharePoint List Form, Generate Documents, and Build Command Bar Actions in SharePoint Lists using the Lightning Forms Designer Suite. The Lightning Forms Designer Suite consists of Lightning Forms, Lightning List Actions, and Lightning Tools Document Generator. Using the three products, we build a simple Risk Assessment Form using two custom SharePoint Lists in SharePoint Online.
09 Nov: Lightning Forms & List Actions Release

This month, we’re releasing a new build of Lightning Forms and Lightning List Actions. Before we explain the new features,…

12 Oct: An Introduction to Microsoft Viva

An Introduction to Microsoft Viva I co-founded Lightning Tools back in 2007 with a desire to build products that would…

07 Oct: CollabDays Review – The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park

This week, CollabDays Bletchley Park took place at The National Museum of Computing. CollabDays is a smaller, one day regional…

02 Sep: Lightning Conductor – Release

This month (September 2022), we’re releasing a new version of the Lightning Conductor content aggregation web part for SharePoint &…

02 Aug: DeliverPoint Permissions Release

Welcome to version of DeliverPoint. This month (August 2022), we have a lot of refinements and new features available…

06 Jul: New Release – Social Squared

This month we are releasing a new build of Social Squared! Social Squared is our Discussion Board tool for Microsoft…

15 Mar: Lightning Tools Chat Episode 3.05

Brett and Sandy discuss the External Graph Connector being added to Lightning Conductor V6.0.0.0, March 2023.