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  • Blog Post: Boston Office 365 User Group Launching in 2 Weeks!

    The Boston Office 365 user group is launching on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 6-8 PM at the Microsoft New England R&D (NERD) Center, 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA. I have the privilege of presenting the first session, which will be an overview of Office 365. You can read more about my session...
  • Blog Post: Save the Date – Best of SharePoint Conference Returning to Boston!

    The Best of SharePoint Conference will be returning to the Microsoft office in Cambridge, MA on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. More details will be shared soon on the call for sponsors and speaker selection process. Please join our Microsoft Northeast SharePoint Community Yammer network to keep up to date...
  • Blog Post: Additional 2007 Microsoft Office System Tips and Tricks Live Meetings Scheduled February – June 2009

    Tips and Tricks for the 2007 Microsoft Office System Get the most out of Office 2007! You’re invited to attend a Live Meeting. Learn about timesaving features to help you in your day-to-day work. Suitable for beginner or intermediate users. Everyone will learn something! The Ribbon The Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: See you at the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas!

    It’s hard to believe, but the SharePoint Conference is less than 7 weeks away! The conference is being held in Las Vegas from October 19-22. This will be THE place to hear and see all about SharePoint 2010. I will be attending the SharePoint Conference and will be involved in a few things, including...
  • Blog Post: Presenting on SharePoint, Office and Visual Studio 2010 Development in Boston on April 29th

    Cross posting the event details that Jim O’Neil recently announced on his blog. The Boston launch event for Visual Studio, SharePoint and Office 2010 will take place on Thursday, April 29th, at the Westin Copley Place , with two tracks.  One, focused on developers, will cover application lifecycle...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Business Integration Road Show

    One of the topics that I speak frequently about is using SharePoint as an application development platform. Often building solutions on top of SharePoint requires integration with external systems, people, data and processes. Microsoft is running a series of events targeted at Enterprise Architects and...
  • Blog Post: Office, SharePoint, Visio and Project 2010 News …

    Today at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, major announcements were made regarding Office, SharePoint, Project and Visio 2010. Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft Visio 2010 and Microsoft Project 2010 have reached the technical preview engineering milestone...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming SharePoint 2010 Events in December for Microsoft Northeast Enterprise Customers

    Over the next 2+ weeks I will be involved with sessions on SharePoint 2010 at numerous events in the Northeast area: Wednesday, December 2 at the Gilbane Conference Boston event : Helping out the SharePoint product team in the “The SharePoint 2010 Experience” hands on labs. Tuesday, December 8 at the...
  • Blog Post: Upgrading to SharePoint 2010: Why and How to Get It Done–SharePoint Saturday Boston Recap and Slides

    This past Saturday, we had our 4th SharePoint Saturday Boston . Over 250 people attended this event and there were 35 sessions delivered . It was once again an amazing event and we are grateful for all of our event sponsors that make this event possible and free of charge for attendees. ThirdM and Grace...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Connections Coast to Coast Tour Coming to Boston April 25-27

    I’ll be presenting at the SharePoint Connections Coast to Coast tour in Boston April 25-27. Get your team up to speed for developing, deploying and administering SharePoint 2010 sites and get on the path to success. Enter "SP100" and get $100 off registration ! BONUS: The first 100 people to...
  • Blog Post: Northeast SharePoint Saturday and User Group Updates

    Building upon the tremendously successful SharePoint Saturday Boston and MA SharePoint user groups, we continue to work with our Partners and the Northeast Developer & Platform Evangelists ( Chris Bowen , Jim O’Neil and Dan Stolts ) to provide more SharePoint related community events. Below...
  • Blog Post: Slides from Rochester SharePoint User Group Meeting Last Week

    Thanks again to everyone that came out last week for the 1st SharePoint user group meeting in Rochester, NY. We had a great turnout and I really enjoyed the discussion and interaction – as well as the SharePint after! As requested, I’ve posted my “SharePoint 2010 Overview” slides on SkyDrive. You can...
  • Blog Post: June 26 - Office 2007 Deployment Hands On Lab in Waltham, MA Office

    On Friday, June 26, 2009 from 8:30am – 4:00pm, I will be leading another 1 day technical hands-on lab related to Office 2007 deployment. The event will be held at the Microsoft offices at 201 Jones Rd., Sixth Floor, Waltham, MA 02451 Space is limited and attendance is restricted to Northeast enterprise...
  • Blog Post: March 20 - Office 2007 Deployment Hands On Lab in Waltham, MA Office

    On Friday, March 20, 2009 from 8:30am – 4:00pm, I will be leading another 1 day technical hands-on lab related to Office 2007 deployment. The event will be held at the Microsoft offices at 201 Jones Rd., Sixth Floor, Waltham, MA 02451 Space is limited and attendance is restricted to Northeast enterprise...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming SharePoint Speaking Engagements for November

    Over the next 2 weeks I have many SharePoint related speaking engagements scheduled … in addition to my regular meetings and work with customers and partners. The 4 events below are all open to the public …and are at no charge! Hope you can attend some of these. Thursday, November 11 – Rochester New...
  • Blog Post: 2007 Microsoft Office System Tips and Tricks Live Meeting

    Tips and Tricks for the 2007 Microsoft Office System Get the most out of Office 2007! You’re invited to attend a Live Meeting presentation on January 13, 2009. Learn about timesaving features to help you in your day-to-day work. Suitable for beginner, intermediate, or advanced users. Everyone will...
  • Blog Post: Taking SharePoint to the Cloud

    Yesterday I had the opportunity to present again at SharePoint Saturday New Hampshire . My topic this year was on how to take SharePoint to the cloud. During this session we covered the following topics: Key differences between SharePoint Online and SharePoint on premises Office 365 architectural concepts...
  • Blog Post: Best of SharePoint Conference Slides Posted

    Thanks again to the 200+ customers that joined Microsoft and our partners at the Northeast Best of SharePoint Conference which was held in our Waltham, MA office on Monday, February 1. As promised, all slides presented have been posted on SkyDrive . I am looking forward to seeing many of you again...
  • Blog Post: Office 2007 Desktop Deployment Labcasts

    Join Microsoft's two-part Desktop Deployment: Planning, Deploying, and Managing Office 2007 Labcast to learn about new tools and technologies to deploy the 2007 Microsoft® Office system. During these sessions, you will receive practical technical information and proven techniques to help simplify your...
  • Blog Post: Office 2007 Deployment Hands On Lab in Waltham, MA Office

    On Friday, February 20, 2009 from 8:30am – 4:00pm, I will be leading a 1 day technical hands-on lab related to Office 2007 deployment. This is an event that we are scheduled to offer once per month from February – June 2009. The event will be held at the Microsoft offices at 201 Jones Rd., Sixth Floor...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Webcast Series: SharePoint Internet Business

    TechNet Webcast Series: SharePoint Internet Business Wednesdays at 1:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, 200-Level Partner-hosted Webcasts Tune in and learn how you can use Microsoft SharePoint for Internet Business to help you build your public-facing portal.  In this series, you will learn from experienced...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming SharePoint Digital Marketing Events

    Date: 9/14/10 Time: 1 pm PST Title: Search Your Way to Success:  Leveraging SharePoint's Search Capabilities in Public Web Sites Partner : Ironworks Consulting Abstract: Learning Objectives & Key Takeaways: Objective 1: Understand the key principles of enterprise search. Objective 2: Understand...
  • Blog Post: Looking for free live Office 2007 tips & tricks training?

    One of our training partners, New Horizons, is delivering a series of FREE Office 2007 Tips & Tricks seminars designed to help you find the latest and most helpful pointers for the Microsoft Office programs you use every day. Whether you are new to the 2007 Microsoft Office System or ready to use...
  • Blog Post: March 26 - Microsoft Northeast SharePoint Seminar

    This Thursday, March 26, I will be presenting at the Microsoft Northeast SharePoint seminar. Registration information and the full event details are below. I will be presenting on the subject of “SharePoint & Office Better Together”. The purpose of my talk is to discuss what “better together” really...
  • Blog Post: Office 2007 Value, Integration, Deployment and Training Slides

    Thanks again to all of the customers that joined us at our Office 2007 events in New York & New England during the past 2 weeks to hear more about: The business & technical value of Office 2007 How the Office Client integrates with the Office system server products: SharePoint, Exchange...