January, 2006

  • Free EDRM solution for SharePoint - Webcast

    Further to the release of Retention Server for Microsoft SharePoint - the free EDRM solution for SharePoint ... the guys at 80-20 will be doing a one hour webcast on 2nd Feb 2006 at (updated) 5:00pm UK time (9:00am US West Coast). Agenda Introduction...
  • SharePoint Project Plans

    When running the Sales Academies for partners we always show the Microsoft Project Templates for deploying the SharePoint technologies. They’re comprehensive and more importantly – free. But they’re another example of one of those hidden...
  • SharePoint Team Blog

    Definitely worth a look at the SharePoint Team Blog . Especially if you’re looking for information about the upcoming release.
  • Lotus Notes Application Analyser

    Just a quick note to say that the reason the BETA version of the Lotus Notes Application Analyser has been taken off the download site is because it’s a BETA and as such it’s reached the end of it’s BETA life cycle. Nothing more sinister...
  • UK Lotus Notes Migration Partners

    If you're looking for a partner to assist you either migrating from or integrating with Lotus Notes and Domino then have a look at this page http://www.microsoft.com/uk/windowsserversystem/exchange/product-information/partners.mspx They're partners...
  • The IT Crowd

    Why wait till Friday to watch it when you can download it now ? mms://edge.channel4.com/theitcrowd/episode1_c4web.wmv For those of you who don't know, it's a new comedy Written by Graham Linehan (Father Ted, Big Train) With Christopher Morris...
  • IT Forum '05 - Redelivered at TVP

    Didn't get to go to IT Forum this year ? Nope, neither did I. Would like to see the content - or even better see it delivered ? Well, here's your chance. (I know it's short notice but I've only just found out myself) IT Forum 05 Highlights...
  • Download details: Expression Graphic Designer January 2006 Community Technology Preview (CTP)

    There’s a coiple of Community Technology Previews you might be interested in :- Microsoft Expression Graphic Designer Microsoft Expression Graphic Designer brings together the best of vector-based and pixel-based capabilities, letting you...
  • Microsoft Office Live Meeting - 14 Day Trial

    Heard about Microsoft Office Live Meeting ? Want to know more ? Then there probably isn’t a better way than actually giving the thing a go. We’ve now got a 14 day Free Trial available . Personally, I’m a fan. It stops me doing an even more ridiculous...
  • Exchange 12 - 64bit and Exchange 2003

    If you’re a partner who’s currently speccing up hardware for an Exchange 2003 implementation, you may want to think about suggesting the customer goes for x64 bit now, rather than 32 bit. Why ? As you’ve probably heard, Exchange 12 will be 64 bit only...
  • SharePoint Reporter -- SharePoint UK User group

    If you’re looking for a single repository for all things SharePoint then you could do worse than go here. Lots of consolidated info from all the other blogs that are out there. For example, did you know there was a UK SharePoint User Group . Nope,...
  • 2006 Footbal Germany World Cup - All Outlook Appointments for all Fixtures/Games/Matches

    Fancy having all the fixtures for the Football World Cup in Germany in your Outlook Calendar – then go here . Just drag and drop them from the zip file into your Outlook Calendar and Voila - England are playing Sweden on my birthday. To be honest,...
  • The Microsoft Platform: Leverage Your Notes Investment

    Your customers already have an investment in Lotus Notes but their business productivity requirements have outgrown their implementation. How do you preserve that investment while still delivering the productivity improvements they need? Well there...
  • Addition SharePoint Services Templates Available

    Well, we've added to the 30 Windows SharePoint Services Templates already got with 3 additional ones. Check out http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sppt/wssapps/default.mspx where theres a new Discussion Database, Document Library and Team...
  • Microsoft Announces New Application and Messaging Migration Tools for Lotus Notes/Domino Customers

    Well it looks like we have a whole raft of tools coming out according to this press release . I blogged about the BETA version of the application analyser earlier. If you have a play with it, please take into account that it is BETA software and isn't...
  • System Center Capacity Planner 2006

    System Center Capacity Planner is here and has been released – Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner 2006 helps size and plan deployments of Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 by providing you with the tools...
  • Windows Live Messenger

    I’ve got a limited number of invitations for the new Windows Live Messenger V8, so if you want one please post a comment or drop me an email. It’s on a first come first served basis :-)
  • Microsoft Ignite Sales Tour - Partners - Microsoft UK

    The Microsoft Ignite Sales Tour will help you understand how to drive more revenue for your business by increasing deal size and quantity. We're focussing on three key opportunities where we know customers are looking for solutions. Flexible Working...