July, 2007

  • Role-Based Templates for SharePoint My Sites — Under the Hood

    Role-Based Templates for SharePoint My Sites are custom templates designed for Office SharePoint Server 2007 and the My Site functionality. The templates are tailored to address the unique needs and requirements of specific roles within an organization...
  • Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0, Wikis, Blogs and Social Computing and SharePoint

    Just how many buzzwords can I fit in a single post? :-) Anyway you've probably heard the buzzwords Enterprise 2.0 , Web 2.0 and Social Computing . And whether we can agree on a definition for these terms or not I think we can probably agree that...
  • More on SharePoint and Wikis

    Technorati tags: WEB+2.0 , Enterprise+2.0 , SharePoint , MOSS , Wikis , Wiki There's on article on Collaboration Loop entitled Wither the Enterprise Wiki? "Meanwhile, companies that have been using wikis internally for a while are now trying to wrestle...
  • Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 – Under the Hood

    Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is a technology of Windows Server that offers an integrated portfolio of collaboration and communication services. It is also a platform for developing Web-based business applications. Taking advantage of this capability...
  • The Updated Information Worker Competency is now Live

    The Information Worker Competency has recently been updated and now includes 9 specialisations. Data Visualization Showcase your expertise with solutions that enable users to view and explore information visually, bringing clarity to rich sets of complex...
  • The Microsoft Office Fluent user interface video

    Want to know how to demo the new Office 2007 User Interface? Or just want to learn a bit more yourself? Take a look at the " The Microsoft Office Fluent user interface video " See the streamlined Microsoft Office Fluent user interface in action. This...
  • Demo Showcase 2007 for Partners

    Spend less time creating demos and more time presenting solutions. These sales tools will help you improve productivity and accelerate the sales cycle by reducing the amount of time it takes to create a compelling demo environment that addresses the full...
  • Microsoft Swims in new channel

    "While Office has always had a big reseller channel, Microsoft recognized that it needed to add a different kind of partner in its ecosystem to accompany the rise of SharePoint." There's a nice interview with Chris Capossella on eweek entitled Microsoft...
  • SharePoint overview in Manchester

    We're running an event in Manchester next Tuesday (16th July) covering the basics of SharePoint (and some other technologies). If you're a customer and you're interested in attending (or you're a partner with customers that may be interested) then please...
  • Lotus Notes add in Pack for LiveMeeting

    Live Meeting Lotus Notes Add-In Pack With this add-in, you can use IBM Lotus Notes to perform Live Meeting tasks, such as scheduling meetings, without logging into the Conference Center. Technorati tags: Lotus+Notes , Lotus , Lotus+Domino , Domino , LiveMeeting
  • Microsoft Search Training for UK Partners

    A $1.7 Billion Enterprise Search opportunity is waiting to be found – Are you ready to discover yours? IDC estimates that information workers spend 48% of their time searching for and analysing the information they need to make the right decisions – At...
  • Free Online Training for Volume Licensing

    Free Online Training for Volume Licensing Ensure that your sales team is ready to help customers with their purchasing decisions--and establish your company as a preferred advisor--by earning the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) credential for the...
  • ECM - It's a whole new ball game

    Interesting article you might want to take a look at. I am surprised by just how loudly Microsoft’s announcements have reverberated within the ECM vendor community (as one might expect as there are a lot of the name brand vendors who are concerned about...
  • New Microsoft Financing Website

    Microsoft Financing is continually developing new ways to support and help you and your customers realise the benefits of using our financing solutions. As part of these developments we've relaunched our partner financing portal and packed it with a host...
  • TechReady 2007 Exchange Web Services Samples

    The TechReady 2007 Exchange Web Services samples show you how you can integrate Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 data within line-of-business applications and third-party solutions by using the new Exchange Web Services feature. You can download them here...
  • Making the case for Windows Vista Enterprise Edition (and other security technologies)

    Technorati tags: Microsoft , Vista , Security There's an interesting article in the Guardian entitled Watchdog seeks an end to 'horror' of personal data security leaks In it the information commissioner, Richard Thomas, says "How can laptops holding details...
  • Windows Home Server Ships

    Over on the Home Server Blog they've announced that Windows Home Server has been Released to Manufacturing. " Introducing Windows Home Server, a new way to simplify how you keep and share your family's photos, videos, and music. This smart hub lives in...
  • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 Hands On Labs

    "Familiarize yourself with deploying Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 in our set of virtual labs. Topics covered include deploying in a single forest and enabling federation and remote access. Virtual labs are simple—no complex setup or...
  • Customizing and Extending the Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 Search

    Good couple of articles on Technet Customizing and Extending the Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 Search (Part 1 of 2) This article is an excerpt from Inside Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 by Patrick Tisseghem, from Microsoft Press (ISBN 9780735623682...
  • Wordlwide Partner Conference - Live !!!

    Can't make it over to Denver? No problem - you can view a couple of the keynotes online. July 10, 8:45 A.M. Mountain Time, 7:45 A.M. Pacific Time: Kevin Turner, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin will talk about winning in the marketplace, tough...
  • Implementing and Maintaining Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 course for UK partners

    This is likely to be a one off and a fantastic opportunity for partners. This is a residential, intensive and compressed course intended for those partners who want to get a head start on the new SharePoint certifications. · Ten days compressed into five...
  • New Forefront Technical Bootcamp Dates are Live

    44CO024 - Forefront Security Partner 3-Day Technical Boot Camp 3 Days 08 Aug 2007 Wokingham Classrooms (Live) Yes Details Registration 44CO024 - Forefront Security Partner 3-Day Technical Boot Camp With Microsoft’s best-in-class Forefront Security products...
  • Microsoft Office Business Applications Central

    Office Business Applications are an emerging class of application that helps businesses unlock the value of their line-of-business (LOB) systems and turn document-based processes into real applications. Link to Home - Microsoft Office Business Applications...
  • Explore the Software-Plus-Services Opportunity

    Explore the Software-Plus-Services Opportunity Include locally installed, full-package software with your Internet-delivered and hosted applications to help drive new revenue. This white paper examines the various ways technology can be combined and delivered...
  • Windows Vista Hardware Assessment Update

    Technorati tags: Microsoft , Vista Microsoft Solution Accelerators Team is pleased to announce the release of the Windows Vista Hardware Assessment 2 (WVHA) at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference on July 10. This new tool allows partners and corporate...