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SharePoint and the Emergence of the Data Scientist
By Geoff Evelyn , SharePoint MVP owner of www.sharepointgeoff.com As the use of content management systems evolve with users adding more, ahem, "content", the organizations accountable for those content systems will need to ensure that they build in people resources who can manage that content...
15 Apr 2014
Presentations, (IT) Pro’s and Pizza: A Career Evening in Review
As a wise individual once said, “Don’t change yourself for the job, change the job to suit you”. This is a piece of advice that we’ve taken to heart recently, but don’t read into that, this isn’t a public resignation post. Rather, if you’ve read Andrew’s...
26 Mar 2014
IT Pros Unplugged: John Timney - 'Managing Architect'
I was lucky enough to track down SharePoint expert John Timney last month (in-between numerous speaking gig’s, might I add) and persuade him to pen down his experiences and daily adventures to kick-off our IT Pro ‘A Day in the Life’ series. This is the first in a series of up close...
13 Mar 2014
A roundup of the announcements at SharePoint Conference 2014
There have been quite a few announcements at the SharePoint Conference 2014 this week – here’s a quick digest: One Drive for Business (the product formerly known as SkyDrive Pro): There’s a new standalone OneDrive for business subscription plan that includes Office Online, and SharePoint...
5 Mar 2014
Taking Care of Business: Using Yammer Social Analytics to Assess SharePoint Productivity
Ever wonder why and how social platforms in SharePoint are really increasing productivity and collaboration? Don't wonder. Get the facts. Find out how Yammer, the leading Social platform integrated into SharePoint portals, is creating better communication, engagement and collaboration within organizations...
5 Mar 2014
Upcoming Tech Events.
Microsoft official and Community tech events coming your way this March and beyond Which event are you going to? Let us know via @TechNetUK. Microsoft Events TechNet Team ‘Hands On’ IT Camps The Microsoft IT Pro team are on the road again this April, this time we’re hosting are...
19 Mar 2014
Careers Advice for the IT Professional
I have to admit that I am not at all interested in football, but despite all the bad press some players get, there are many who understand how privileged they are and that they are essentially there to entertain their many loyal fans. A good example is something that Craig Bellamy said when asked about...
23 Jan 2014
Molnsatsning lyfter SATS
En aggressiv molnstrategi med tyngdpunkt på produkter från Microsoft ger träningskedjan SATS en bättre IT-miljö. Därmed underlättas företagets fortsatta expansion samtidigt som kunderna erbjuds bättre service. Träningstrenden i Sverige håller...
21 Nov 2013
New for BI in Excel 2013, SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012 SP1
Empower all users to gain breakthrough insights as a natural part of their day-to-day activities using PowerPivot and PowerView, now in Excel. Analyse data ranging from a few rows to hundreds of millions of rows with extreme analytical performance on your desktop using Excel data models powered...
31 Jul 2012
Support relief – how automation eliminated most of our manual management tasks
By John Berkoski - Head of Consulting, PointBeyond Ltd Our consulting business focuses on developing advanced SharePoint-based business solutions for customers who want to get more out of their existing SharePoint installations. We knew we were good at it by the number of repeat customers...
23 Sep 2013
Protecting your legacy data in the great migration to the cloud
By Dana Simberkoff, Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance, AvePoint . For most organisations worldwide, it’s no longer a matter of “if” they will move to the cloud but rather “what” they will put in the cloud. Keeping everything on-premises within the...
25 Oct 2013
Empowering End Users via Automation
By Jeremy Thake , VP of Global Product Innovation at AvePoint Inc . You’ve got your Microsoft SharePoint deployment up and running, and your SharePoint Admins have spent countless hours tidying things up to ensure your infrastructure architecture is under control. But there has to...
25 Sep 2013
The Week that Was 2nd - 9th July
Having had a week at TechEd Europe it is no surprise that last week was a busy one full of exciting new content as well as the latest updates from the event. Microsoft, and Hadoop for Big Data TechEd Europe: A Video Diary Free E-Book: Inside Windows Server 2012 Consumerization and SharePoint Security...
9 Jul 2012
Consumerization and SharePoint Security
Geoff Evelyn is a Microsoft MVP and has an active interest in SharePoint security and the consumerization of IT. He recently attended an event and has put together an article that moves beyond that event. The article talks about how personal devices as part of Consumerization have impacted...
4 Jul 2012
The Week that Was 7-14 May
Last week we had a bit of an events and training week with workshops, bootcamps and more. Workshop: SharePoint AND Custard! Effective SharePoint Requirements with Serious Games Get Free Training with Windows Azure Online Bootcamps in May Technology to Support Consumerisation: IPSec SQL Relay 2012 This...
14 May 2012
Whitepaper: Delivering Maximum Business Value With A SharePoint Based Application Strategy
Microsoft Partner PointBeyond have just released a new whitepaper about SharePoint which details the strategic approaches for getting the most out of this technology. IT decision makers are under pressure to deliver more with fewer resources. At the same time, many are struggling to cope with a backlog...
12 Mar 2012
Publishing Applications in the Cloud with InfoPath Forms and Office 365
Ian Woodgate is Managing Director of PointBeyond Limited , the UK’s leading SharePoint Business Application specialists. Ian has a background in financial services and and IT. He has worked with SharePoint since its first release as a developer and subsequently as a solution architect. Ian regularly...
23 May 2012
7 ways of identifying a Super-Duper SharePoint Support Person
By Geoff Evelyn , SharePoint MVP and owner of SharePointGeoff.com. Look through the job advertisements for any online job site or computer journal for an indicator of what most organisations seems to regard as a key attribute of SharePoint support staff. The need, desire and hunt for technical...
5 Sep 2013
ClearPeople provides Stena with four public-facing websites built on SharePoint 2010
Summary Stena recognised an opportunity to upgrade their current Web Content Management System (WCMS) for four of their business units' public-facing websites to SharePoint 2010. ClearPeople had already delivered a SharePoint Document Management solution to Stena and because of their extensive experience...
23 Feb 2012
Reach for the Cloud - System Center 2012
For me the most interesting stuff in the System Center 2012 is the cloud stuff. Some of this is obvious - there’s cloud button in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2012, and there’s even a new product in the line-up, currently called Concero that is totally cloud focused. Some of the cloud...
6 Jul 2011
Oh SharePoint, What gets supported?
By Geoff Evelyn , SharePoint MVP and owner of SharePointGeoff.com There are several elements to SharePoint, all of which require support. These elements include back-end, front-end, integrated, business and configuration support. To support customers using the SharePoint platform and the relevant...
23 Oct 2013
Lots of great SharePoint Server 2010 downloads
The TechNet library’s been updated with a long list of downloadable SharePoint Server 2010 content. You’ll find getting started info, planning and deployment guides, poster-sized technical diagrams and a whole lot more. The best thing is, it’s all at your fingertips, just here . Visit TechNet to...
15 Aug 2011
Setting up a Custom domain on Office365
Andy Hodges is a SharePoint Solutions Consultant at Mando Group , a leading digital agency specialising in creating enterprise web sites and RIAs. Andy works with SharePoint to create engaging Intranets, Extranet and Internet sites. Andy can be found on twitter @AndyRHodges Cloud technologies have been...
11 Apr 2012
Fire service collaboration technology adopted by 60% of staff in 6 months
It’s always great to hear about Microsoft technology in action, and this case study tells a great success story between Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Black Marble, and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Read the piece in full here . Here’s a summary: Organisation Profile West Yorkshire Fire...
7 Feb 2011
Information Security Checklist: Is Your SharePoint Data Safe & Secure?
By Robert B. Yonaitis, CIPP/IT, VP of Software Engineering and Standards at AvePoint Everywhere you turn today you hear about various instances of data loss and data breaches, all of which lead to a general sense of data insecurity. These issues range from loss to theft, or even taking of personal...
19 Aug 2013
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