March, 2008

  • Microsoft Enterprise Search Workshops - Back by popular demand!

    Mike P has recently blogged about the return of the Microsoft Enterprise Search Workshops - Back by popular demand! More customer and partner workshops - back by popular demand! Enterprise search doesn't have to be complicated. In fact Microsoft recently...
  • Announcing Search Server 2008 Express

    To determine the features and technical requirements that match the needs of your organization, start by identifying your key end-user scenarios. Features and requirements are key, but the user experience is also important, because an unfamiliar, complex...
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008

    Overview Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 unifies the tools and processes required for desktop and server deployment into a common deployment console and collection of guidance. The fourth generation deployment accelerator adds integration with...
  • Comprehensive List of MOSS External Web Sites

    Ian has done a fantastic job of listing a whole load of external web sites (175 at the last count) based on MOSS - And categorising them to boot. http://www.wssdemo.com/Pages/websites.aspx
  • Microsoft SharedView - What is it?

    Connect with up to 15 people in different locations and get your point across by showing them what's on your screen. Share, review, and update documents with multiple people in real time.A Windows Live ID (Passport, Hotmail, or MSN) is required to start...
  • Search Community Toolkit

    One of my old colleagues Richard Riley has blogged over on the SharePoint blog about the new Search Community Toolkit In his own words :- Last week at the SharePoint Conference we announced the Search Community Toolkit which is a set of tools, utilities...
  • INTERACT 2008 - A new Microsoft Product?

    No - It's a new Communications Event :- Join us at INTERACT2008 - an exclusive event for leaders in unified communications held April 8-10 in San Diego, California. This inaugural technology event provides a special opportunity for you to develop deep...
  • Microsoft Business Intelligence for Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Management

    Business intelligence (BI) and performance management (PM) solutions based on the Microsoft platform help to solidify Microsoft SQL Server as one of the database platforms of choice for PeopleSoft, while still influencing executive users of BI and PM...
  • What a user who's left uses Rights Management Services .. ..

    to lock a document. Have no fear, the super user is here. Employing Super Users for Document Recovery Document recovery is a key area of support in the Microsoft IT environment. RMS enables Microsoft IT to have a person or team of people assigned membership...
  • Copying a file from one SharePoint Site to Another

    This little feature came in really handy the other day - I wanted a copy of a spreadsheet on my team site that was updated on another teams site. However, I wanted an updated version on my site when the original version got updated. I suppose I could...
  • Windows Server 2008 Upgrade Skills & Certification for Partners

    44CO060 - Windows Server 2008 Upgrade Skills & Certification (Accellerated Learning): It’s About Staying Ahead.Windows Server 2008, with built-in web and virtualisation technologies, enables you to increase thereliability and flexibility of your server...
  • Want help with building the SharePoint Business Case, Planning, Governance or Training?

    Then have a look at the SharePoint Gear Up page - http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/gearup/Pages/default.aspx
  • Planning Tool for Office Communications Server 2007

    The Planning Tool for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 is a Windows Presentation Foundation standalone client application. The Planning Tool Wizard asks interview questions about features that the system administrator is interested in enabling...
  • Internet Explorer 8 Readiness Toolkit

    Welcome to the Windows ® Internet Explorer ® 8 Readiness Toolkit, the first place to look when you’re ready to optimize web sites and applications for Internet Explorer 8. Here is a message from Chris Wilson, IE Platform Architect: "Welcome to Internet...
  • BizTalk Adapter Pack Launches

    Microsoft BizTalk Server Adapters Adapting Technologies for Integration A broad array of technology and application adapters are available for BizTalk Server to help connect your people, processes, and information together. With out of the box support...
  • Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint

    Overview The Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint is source code and guidance for developers describing how to use Microsoft Silverlight and Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies together in business applications and Internet Web sites. SharePoint...
  • External Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint Now Released

    About Solution Accelerators Solution Accelerators are authoritative resources that help IT pros plan, deploy, and operate IT systems that address real-world scenarios. Solution Accelerators provide free, prescriptive guidance and automation to accelerate...
  • But my users only use 10% .. .. .. ..

    I hear this quite a bit, specifically when it comes to Microsoft Office - and I think there's a few assumptions that go with this. Everyone only uses 10% of every product. Everyone uses the same 10%. Nobody wants to use more than this 10%. Everyone is...
  • Coca-Cola to migrate to Microsoft Collaboration Suite

    Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE) today announced that itwill begin using Microsoft’s integrated communication and collaboration tools across its organization. The use of Microsoft Office suite, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online, Office Communications...
  • Make everyone a maven .. .. ..

    I first heard the term maven at a session one of our partners, Concentra , was giving. I thought what a great idea to get the blogging ball rolling -Give those knowledgeable and enthusiastic people who want to share a vehicle. But the more I thought about...
  • Find your Mavens .. ..

    This is the next part in my occasional series of posts on getting the best out of SharePoint or getting it deployed. It's been a while but here's the next one :) Find your mavens. No, I didn't know what a Maven was either - Encarta defines it as "an expert...
  • Want to know what's being announced at the SharePoint Conference?

    Then keep an eye on the press pass page
  • Looking to speed up the creation of InfoPath Forms?

    This tool might be what you're looking for :- "Jumpstart your migration to e-forms. Now you can convert forms from any source to electronic forms – up to 90% faster. Reduce the time you spend creating a form from hours to just minutes! FormBridge converts...
  • Smart Search for SharePoint

    Another useful piece of code from CodePlex Project Description A sharepoint web part lists what's the most frequently searched keywords by other users. Working on MOSS 2007/MSS 2008/Express. Please check the release for source code. Include Top 10 hot...