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  • Blog Post: TechNet Magazine February 2009 Is Now Available Online

    The February 2009 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online. Discover how you can use Excel and SharePoint to provide Business Intelligence in your organization, learn about logging and recovery in SQL Server and learn how to maintain a better database, see how you can automate the deployment...
  • Blog Post: Inside SharePoint: Enterprise Project Management with SharePoint

    Microsoft Office Project Server (MOPS) 2007 is the right choice if you want to increase the efficiency of team collaboration within and across departments through work, resource, and budget management. With MOPS, you can turn team sites into project workspaces, manage team collaboration within and across...
  • Blog Post: Inside Sharepoint: Building Your SharePoint Infrastructure

    Web-based collaboration is changing how people work together and share information, and SharePoint can help that happ en. SharePoint is powerful, but its complexity can make deployment quite challenging. Happily, our new SharePoint column gives you a head start. In this first installment, we present...
  • Blog Post: Inside SharePoint: Extending Office Applications with Web Services

    In the era of Softwar e-plus-Services, Web services play an important role because they decouple hosted back-end environments from on-premise front-end applications. Explore   how the SharePoint platform drives online collaboration, so that Office applications and add-ins can run on local workstations...
  • Blog Post: Popular SharePoint articles on TechNet

    SharePoint is a great collaboration engine. It includes a long list of great features, including document management, Web sites, wikis, and more, along with deep customization possibilities. Some things are easy for anyone to enable right out of the box, but many users need a helping hand to get the...
  • Blog Post: Know Whether to Delete or Close Web Parts on SharePoint 2010

    There are two options for removing Web parts from a page: close and delete. Find out whether you should Delete or Close a Web Part to remove it on SharePoint 2010. Follow our daily tips: • facebook.com/TechNetTips • twitter.com/TechNetTips • blogs.technet.com/tnmag
  • Blog Post: May 2008 issue of TechNet Magazine available online

    The May 2008 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc462914.aspx . The May 2008 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online. In the May issue, we delve into Active Directory management, showing you how to protect some of your most important...
  • Blog Post: Inside SharePoint: Integrating Office Applications

    WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 integrate seamlessly with desktop applications in the 2007 Microsoft Office system, allowing users to easily colla borate on documents, spreadsheets, calendars, contact information, and more. That’s great for organizations that use Microsoft Office technology to boost information...
  • Blog Post: Business Intelligence with SharePoint and Excel

    "Today's business decision-makers have a distinct advantage over their predecessors when it comes to business intelligence (BI) tools that they can use for analysis, trending, and presentation of data. A good BI strategy, supported by a solid base of BI technologies, can streamline business processes...
  • Blog Post: Understand and Configure Resource Throttling on SharePoint Server 2010

    A new feature in SharePoint 2010, Resource Throttling can help keep your servers running smoothly, even during peak hours. Learn how to configure Resource Throttling . Follow our daily tips: • facebook.com/TechNetTips • twitter.com/TechNetTips • blogs.technet.com/tnmag
  • Blog Post: TechNet Magazine January 2009 Issue Available Online

    The January 2009 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online. Learn about Identity Lifecycle Manager 2, delve into Group Policy Preferences, get an overview of advanced SQL Server troubleshooting with Extended Events, discover a handy free utility for managing USB flash drives, and more. FEATURE...
  • Blog Post: Find Upgrade Issues Before Upgrading to SharePoint 2010

    Before you upgrade from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010, you should run this tool to determine potential problems. Here’s what you need to know to get, configure, and run the Pre-Upgrade Check tool . Follow our daily tips: • facebook.com/TechNetTips • twitter.com/TechNetTips •...
  • Blog Post: August 2008 issue of TechNet Magazine available online

    The August 2008 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online. FEATURE ARTICLES Far too often, people who are not trained database administrators end up responsible for managing one or more databases. In the latest issue of TechNet Magazine , Paul Randal offers a crash course for all those involuntary...
  • Blog Post: Standardize Data Management with Custom Content Types

    The vast number of disparate documents and other content items stored throughout a large organization can make it difficult to manage documents, their associated metadata, and their behaviors in a centralized and reusable way. In the February issue of TechNet Magazine , we discuss how content types in...
  • Blog Post: Getting Started with Project Server 2007

    Many IT administrators have used Microsoft Office Project to organize at least some of their many projects. Far fewer have implemented Project Server, due to a lack of familiarity, expertise, or simply the time to tackle one more complex installation and configuration. But with Office Project Server...
  • Blog Post: Inside SharePoint SharePoint Security Accounts

    Despite extensive documentation, configuring security accounts can be a difficult task, and there is a high risk of creating weak system configurations that can expose an entire SharePoint environment. In this edition of Inside SharePoint, Pav Cherny takes a close look   at SharePoint security accounts...
  • Blog Post: The July 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine is available online

    The complete July issue of TechNet Magazine is now online ( www.technetmagazine.com/issues/2007/07/ ). This issue covers a variety of topics, from Exchange disaster recovery to securing the desktop against malicious ActiveX controls. There is also a good article for anyone interested in SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: February 2008 issue of TechNet Magazine available online

    The February 2008 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online at www.microsoft.com/technet/technetmag/issues/2008/02/ .  We cover a lot of ground in this issue.  For starters, we've heard from our readers that they want to learn more about SharePoint.  So in this issue, we have three...
  • Blog Post: Inside SharePoint: Decentralizing Site Administration

    In this installment, Pav Cherny explores the advantages and implications of delegating administrative contr ol over SharePoint sites to individual departments while maintaining centralized administrative control over the SharePoint infrastructure. Our Inside SharePoint column is brand-new—it started...
  • Blog Post: The March 2009 Issue of TechNet Magazine Is Now Available Online

    The March 2009 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online. In this issue, we delve into Office Communications Server. Learn about the new features in OCS 2007 R2, see how you can extend your R2 deployment to legacy devices, get advice on securing your OCS environment, discover how you can manage...
  • Blog Post: Inside SharePoint: Maintaining Security Account Credentials

    Frequently changing farm credentials and security account passwords are important measures for keeping a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) farm secur e. Yet for administrators, these tasks are tedious and repetitive. The tools are difficult to use, the underlying processes are complex, good documentation...
  • Blog Post: Favorites

    As an editor at TechNet Magazine , I don’t know if I’m supposed to have favorites, but I do. Some of the articles are just more interesting to me, either because they’re better written, or they explain something I don’t know, or they somehow tell a compelling story about how or why some product or technology...
  • Blog Post: Enable Version Control for SharePoint 2010 Document Libraries

    Learn the five easy steps to configure versioning options for a Document Library in SharePoint 2010. Follow our daily tips: • facebook.com/TechNetTips • twitter.com/TechNetTips • blogs.technet.com/tnmag
  • Blog Post: Create Powerful Connections with Groove and SharePoint

    Today's IT world demands ever-increasing collaboration between organizations and their partners and vendors. However, the powerful collaboration solutions that are implemented using products su ch as SharePoint tend to focus heavily on internal teams and the need to make information broadly available...
  • Blog Post: Utility Spotlight: SharePoint Capacity Planning

    Planning a large installation of Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) can b e a complex undertaking, with a multitude of factors to think about when determining the most cost-effective topology, hardware, and bandwidth requirements. And there’s a host...