News

SharePoint Technologies

Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 Products is Now Available for Download

Service Pack 1 includes stability, performance, and security enhancements that are a direct result of your feedback. It is strongly recommended to install the June 2011 Cumulative Update immediately after the installation of Service Pack 1. The June Cumulative Update includes several important security and bug fixes that are not included Service Pack 1.

http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=984

June 2011 CU for SharePoint 2007 and 2010 is Now Available for Download

The product group released the June 2011 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 and 2010 product family.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/stefan_gossner/archive/2011/06/30/april-2011-cu-for-sharepoint-2007-and-2010-has-been-released-on-tuesday.aspx

That’s Why I Use SharePoint

This week, we launched iusesharepoint.com a new SharePoint website dedicated to inspiring everyday business users to do more with SharePoint 2010 by demonstrating how it can help make the work day just a little smoother.

http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=983

Office 365: Move your My Sites, Team Sites, and Intranet Sites into the Cloud

Once you’ve seen what Office 365 can do, you’ll want more. For immediate cost savings, consider moving your My Sites, Team Sites, and Intranet Sites to SharePoint Online.

http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=987

New Resource Centre: Best Practices for SharePoint Server 2010

Learn how to keep your SharePoint Server 2010 environment available and performing well by following best practices based on real-world experience

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/hh189420.aspx

Introduction for Office 365 administrators

Read an overview of where and how to start managing the services and features in Office 365.

http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/office365-enterprises/gg524291.aspx

Try Office 365 for free for 30 days

Explore features, set up user accounts, and test drive Office 365. After 30 days you can convert your trial into a paid subscription.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/office365/how-to-get-office365.aspx

Office 365: SharePoint Online Administration Resource Centre

Find SharePoint Online administration and planning information, including the SharePoint Online Administration Center Guide and the planning guides.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/gg144571.aspx

European SharePoint Conference 2011, 17-20 October, Berlin

This year’s European SharePoint Conference will take place in Berlin from 17-20 October

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ukmsdn/archive/2011/06/16/european-sharepoint-conference-2011-17-20-october-berlin.aspx

Premier

http://www.opsvault.com/

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mspremuk/

Documents

SharePoint Technologies

SharePoint Lifecycle Management Solution with Project Server 2010

The SharePoint Lifecycle Management Solution with Project Server 2010 provides a framework and guidance for managing SharePoint business requests and includes two white papers and a sample dataset.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=17058

Downloads

SharePoint Technologies

Configuring a BI infrastructure: Hands-on labs

This series of articles gives you hands-on experience configuring the various business intelligence services available in SharePoint Server 2010.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh223276.aspx

SharePoint 2010 and Windows Azure Training Kit

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=6d2dc556-650a-484f-8f52-f641967b42ea

Microsoft Internet Information Server

IIS DownloadCENTER

This is your single source for finding Microsoft Internet Information Services tools, samples, extensions, filters and modules created by Microsoft and the IIS community.

http://www.iis.net/downloads

Events/Webcasts

SharePoint Technologies

Office 365 Jump Start: Microsoft Office 365 Overview for IT Pros

On Demand

Watch the first video in the Office 365 Jump Start series for a perspective of the value Office 365 provides to organizations in terms of productivity, access, familiarity, security, control and reliability.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/video/office-365-jump-start-01-microsoft-office-365-overview-for-it-pros

Office 365 Jump Start: SharePoint Online Overview

On Demand

Where do you start with SharePoint Online? Watch this video for a broad discussion of features and a demonstration of how these features can make organizations more efficient.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/office-365-jump-start-12-sharepoint-online-overview

Office 365 Jump Start: SharePoint Online Administration

On Demand

Learn about the various aspects and roles to SharePoint Online Delegated Administration, and see a demonstration of various elements of Site Collection and Site Level ownership.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/office-365-jump-start-13-sharepoint-online-administration

Office 365 Jump Start: SharePoint Online Extensibility & Customization

On Demand

Watch this fun and demo-rich Jump Start session where Matthew Burnett shows IT pros the power—and simplicity—of SharePoint Online development.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/ce-365-jump-start-14-sharepoint-online-extensibility-customization

How Microsoft IT does Business Intelligence

On Demand

Learn how Microsoft IT manages and delivers scorecards to the masses at Microsoft with technical details and best practices about how they created a solution as part of the enterprise data warehouse strategy.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/tothesharepoint/archive/2011/06/06/how-does-microsoft-do-bi.aspx

New KB's

Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010

SharePoint Designer 2007 workflow generated forms fail to complete tasks after upgrading to SharePoint 2010 with the following error: Cannot complete this action. Please try again

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2556890

SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows will remove back slashes in dynamics strings if the Workflow Actions uses lookup data and static text when the workflow executes.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2529610

Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010

You see a Print dialog box instead of a Web browser in SharePoint Workspace 2010 when you double-click to open a shortcut for a Web site

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980519

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

SharePoint 2007: Decimal values are incorrectly saved into the MSSDocProps table which affects the advanced search

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2549752

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

How to use manual approval to override a workflow of type "Approval - SharePoint 2010" which is "In Progress"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2551474

SharePoint 2010: Only the Start address URL of a PHP based Web site content source is being crawled by FAST search connector

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2550268

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010

Access denied when deploying a timer Job or activating a feature from SharePoint 2010 content web application

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2564009

Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Changing the impersonate value of the identity element in the web.config of a SharePoint web application is not supported

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2564833