March, 2009

  • Communication is only 7% words .. .. or is it?

    Every communication or presentation course I go on uses the research by Albert Mehrabian that states that communication is 7% words (Verbal) 38% tone of voice (Vocal) 55% body language (Visual) Well, this never really sat quite right with me – it just...
  • Announcing a new OneNote community

    Welcome to the world’s only community site for people who are smart enough to love OneNote. If you are new to OneNote, check out the Microsoft product overview page first. I won’t lie to you, but OneNote, for the uninitiated (of which there are far too...
  • Getting up to speed with the Office 2007 UI

    I showed both of these off to a set of customers last week and they seemed pretty impressed. 1. Excel 2007 Guide: Excel 2003 to Excel 2007 interactive command reference guide 2. Word 2007 Guide: Word 2003 to Word 2007 interactive command reference guide...
  • Microsoft signs agreement with GlaxoSmithKline to deploy Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Office Communications Online and Office Live Meeting for employees worldwide.

    Furthering its commitment to deliver communications and collaboration software as enterprise-class services, today at CeBIT 2009 Microsoft Corp. announced that the Business Productivity Online Suite, part of Microsoft Online Services, is now available...
  • SharePoint Summit 2009

    Thursday, May 07, 2009 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (GMT) Radisson Edwardian Heathrow Hotel M4 Corridor 140 Bath Road Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5AW England Map and Directions What does it take to ensure a successful implementation of SharePoint in today's complex enterprise...
  • Windows 7: training and product line-up available

    Get ready for Windows 7 with a range of resources including online courses, deployment guides, datasheets, videos and white papers. The Windows 7 product line-up is also now available and has been developed with the needs and interests of both partners...
  • If .. ..

    you were a Microsoft partner would you bring your customers to an event knowing other Microsoft Partners were going to be there with their customers?
  • Improving Business Process Analysis using Visio 2007

    Introduction Northwind Traders is a distributor of fine grocery products and serves over 200 high-end grocery store customers along the west coast of the United States. Northwind’s products include cheeses, local fresh fruits and vegetables, coffee, teas...
  • Security Compliance Management Toolkit Series

    The Security Compliance Management Toolkit series builds on previous Solution Accelerators to provide you with expanded best practices and additional automation tools to help configure and deploy security settings for the following operating systems and...
  • Accelerators for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

    CRM Accelerators are a range of add-on solutions developed for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 customers and partners. Each accelerator is available at no cost and will showcase how the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 platform can be configured and extended to...
  • More Agile Seminars with Business Agility

    SharePoint Series Session 1: Getting started with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Session 2: Achieving Business Intelligence through SharePoint. Session 3: How SharePoint and Unified Communications are driving down IT costs. Session 4: Bringing...
  • New Training Modules on SharePointDevloper.com

    Learn how to develop on SharePoint. These new training modules cover a variety of topics. Learn how to build web parts using asp.net, write workflows, brand your SharePoint pages, build rich applications with Silverlight, and more! SharePointDevloper...
  • People, Processes, Systems, Connected Event with SolidSoft

            People, Processes, Systems, Connected       A seminar explaining how a connected business will help you succeed in the recession                        ...
  • Want a rich, offline, editable wiki?

    Wiki’s are great for creating things like FAQ’s, company manuals, procedures .. .. .. But what about if you’ve got something like an engineering manual and want to take it with you? Well in OneNote you can create a new NoteBook And publish it to a File...
  • Visio Webcasts in March and April

        IT Management, Process Management, HR Management... and lots more Microsoft Office Visio 2007 makes it easy for IT and business professionals to visualize, explore, and communicate complex information. Go from complicated text and tables...
  • Partner Update Online Meeting tomorrow at 2PM

    I’m going to be running an online meeting at 2pm which is going to cover any info you may have missed over the last month. (When I say you, I mean Microsoft partners) I’m expecting it to last about 30 minutes maximum – If you’d like to join then just...
  • Internet Explorer 8 has shipped

      http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/default.aspx
  • Meet Kevin .. .. ..

    This is Kevin – He’s IT Manager for Contoso. His team do a great job of keeping their IT systems up and running, but don’t always have the time to look at the all the exciting new stuff and how it could help the business – consequently they’re seen as...
  • Meet Kevin .. .. .. Part 2

    So what’s Kevin’s challenge? Well most analysts appear to agree that IT departments spend most of their time and budget (about 80%) keeping their current systems up and running. In my experience it tends to be more like 90%/10%. The consequence...
  • Web Content Management Training Modules for SharePoint

    These training modules provide architects with information about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management (WCM). The modules and accompanying videos explain the role of WCM architecture, building content management for your Web site...
  • I suppose you could just let your users train themselves on Office 2007 or .. .. ..

    You could use this handy little spreadsheet to help them along. Remember you don’t know what you don’t know. Learn how to deploy programs in Microsoft Office 2007 System! These email templates will help educate you and your co-workers about the different...
  • Meet Kevin .. .. .. Part 3

    So .. .. you’ve decided to optimise your infrastructure. Or maybe you need a little more convincing? After all, even if you did optimise it what’s to say it would have any impact. Well, as we can see – customers with a highly optimised infrastructure...
  • Meet Kevin .. .. .. Part 4

    So here’s my idea – it’s a work in progress so criticism welcome. A cycle where we can tie what the business wants to what the business needs – and deliver on it quickly. I’ll cover each of these steps over the next few posts.
  • Yet more Office 2007 help via the Office Agent

    Need help and need it quickly? Got access to Live Communicator or Office Communicator? Then add in help2007@live.co.uk Agent Office can help point you at the right information on Office Online but won’t be able to troubleshoot more complex questions ...
  • Microsoft Office Fluent User Interface Resource Center

    This page provides IT professionals with a centralized resource for all Office Fluent user interface-related content. Here you will find information to help you learn about the Office Fluent user interface, plus how to customize it. You'll also find resources...