April, 2008

  • Extra Training Date - Virtualisation - Implementing and Migrating to Hyper-V

    27 th -28 th May 2008 Virtualisation – Implementation and Migrating to Hyper V Wokingham 10 am Current Agenda for the Coures – Day 1 Day 2 09:00 Introduction 09:15 Module 1 – Virtualisation Concepts 09:45 Module 2 – Hyper-V Architecture 10:30 Break 11...
  • More PerformancePoint Training

    Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007: M&A Implementation Methodologies and Best Practices This webcast will introduce you to Microsoft Consulting Services’ Performance management Center of Excellence (PM-CoE). The PM-CoE is responsible for...
  • SharePoint: Site Collections vs Sub Sites

    I got asked this week when to use Site Collections and when to use Sub Sites in SharePoint - Here's a collection of articles that should be useful. http://www.sharepointblogs.com/llowevad/archive/2007/11/09/when-to-use-site-collections-vs-sub-sites.aspx...
  • More SharePoint Learning Resources

    Learn more about Office SharePoint Server 2007 and related technologies to take advantage of the full enterprise capabilities. This site includes highlighted learning resources for developers and IT professionals. Apologies for not including the link...
  • SharePoint in the news .. .. ..

    MOSS Adoption Exploding in Europe April 3, 2008: CMS Wire Looks like Europe also hangs out on the SharePoint bandwagon. This news is according to the content management association—AIIM Europe . SharePoint altering ECM landscape, survey says April 2,...
  • BBC Micro ignites memories of revolution

    Nice article on the BBC Web Site about the BBC Micro - Bought back a few memories of playing Elite for hours.
  • Microsoft Assessment and Planning Tool

    The Microsoft® Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator (MAP) makes it easy for you to assess your current IT infrastructure and determine the right Microsoft technologies for your IT needs. MAP is a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool...
  • Businesses warned not to skip Vista

    Companies should think twice about skipping Vista and should get started on updating their client desktops to the latest Microsoft operating system, according to a report issued by Forrester Research . The report, " Building the Business Case for Windows...
  • Open XML Format SDK Released

    The 2007 Microsoft® Office system introduces a new file format that is based on XML called Open XML Formats. Microsoft Office Word 2007, Microsoft Office Excel® 2007, and Microsoft Office PowerPoint® 2007 all use these formats as the default file format...
  • Windows Vista One Year Vulnerability Report

    This paper analyzes the vulnerability disclosures and security updates for the first year of Windows Vista and looks at it in the context of its predecessor, Windows XP, along with other modern workstation operating systems Red Hat, Ubuntu and Apple products...
  • XP vs. Vista: Consider the Power Savings

    Enterprises with an abundance of Windows XP desktop PCs and laptops can reduce power consumption costs and carbon dioxide emissions by half in switching to Windows Vista. When considering a total cost of ownership analysis for a Vista implementation,...
  • Developing with SharePoint Server 2007 Training Course

    This course explores the development opportunities with Microsoft’s most recent release of SharePoint Products and Technologies. The first half of the course focuses on Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS) where you will learn how develop fundamental...
  • AIIM Roadshow and Internet World

    I'm going to be at the AIIM Roadshow on the 29th April (Manchester) and 30th April (Coventry) and also at Internet World on the 1st May in London. If you're going to be at any of these events let me know .. .. ..
  • Microsoft Office Groove 2007 Fundamentals & Technical Training for Partners and IT Professionals

    Microsoft Partners are invited to attend Groove Fundamentals & Technical Training. Participating in this training will help prepare you for taking and passing the Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist Exam 70-555: Configuring Microsoft Office Groove...
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Search Backup for DPM 2007

    Overview Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 (DPM) is a server software application that enables data protection and recovery for protected computers within Active Directory domains. With DPM, an administrator can backup Microsoft® Office...
  • SharePoint Web Parts from Bamboo

    Looks like Bamboo Solutions have some nice little web parts that might help you in your next SharePoint implementation. Including this one - User Directory Web Part What Does It Do? The User Directory Web Part provides an easy to use, SharePoint-based...
  • IT managers unaware of USB flash drive risk

    "Users meanwhile admitted that data files most likely to be copied to a personal flash drives includes customer records (25 per cent), financial information (17 per cent), business plans (15 per cent), employee records (13 per cent), marketing plans ...
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  • IT faces business intelligence marginalisation

    Interesting article on the CIO Web Site ""Evidence suggests that BI is used aggressively by just 15 percent to 20 percent of business users," said Kurt Schlegel, research director at Gartner. "Most business users feel BI tools are hard to use." Which...
  • Outlook Power Tool 2007 for SharePoint

    Haven't tried this myself so would welcome any feedback .. .. .. SharePoint delivers plenty of functionality out of the box that enhances the collaboration experience. The ability to Send Links of documents directly from the interface is now provided...
  • Free Online Enterprise Search Training

    Thanks to Mark for this one .. .. .. Free Training Watch and learn from over 18 hours of free, in-depth technical training Deep technical training from Microsoft is rare, and where it does exist, it's virtually never free... We have worked with the SharePoint...
  • Groove 2007 Templates

    Eileen has recently blogged about some additional Groove Templates we've released .. .. .. Groove templates launched for Office Groove 2007 We've recently launched a range of tool templates for Groove 2007. The tools are built using the Groove forms tool...
  • Updated Exchange Public Folder Guidance on the Exchange Blog

    "The last time we talked about the future of Exchange Public Folders, was in Terry Myerson's blog post titled, " Exchange 12 and Public Folders ". The main theme of this blog focused on the statement that Public Folders are being "de-emphasized". While...
  • Communicator Add In for Outlook 2007 Available

    Description An Add-In for Outlook 2007 which allows you to view and interact with your entire contact list from Office Communicator 2007. Business users spend a majority of thier day in Outlook, why should they have to toogle back and forth from Outlook...
  • Office 2007 winning converts, survey says

    Forrester says 43% of companies report Office 2007 up and running Microsoft's Office 2007 is seeing strong adoption by corporate users that will only pick up steam over the next 12 months, according to a Forrester Research survey released Tuesday. More...