Category: SharePoint

According to Wikipedia, SharePoint is a web-based collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. Launched in 2001, SharePoint is primarily sold as a document management and storage system, but the product is highly configurable and usage varies substantially between organisations.

Due to the highly configurable nature of SP and the multitude of versions available, we offer a vast collection of classic and moder SP information within this category which covers everything from Enterprise Users of the latest SP Release.

Therefore, this category is broad too, and is full of handy tips, tricks and advise. Check out some of the Step by Step blogs or learn with our eBooks, How To videos and Webinars.

Track SharePoint Content Database Growth via Central Admin
Track SharePoint Content Database Growth via Central Admin
Blog Posts

Following on from a recent post I made about a SharePoint health analyzer rule that can be used to automatically expand a SharePoint content database outside of normal working hours, I wanted to create a solution for monitoring content databases growth over time via central admin. Here’s what I came up with:

Private Cloud with SharePoint Hybrid Solutions
Webinars

Start developing SharePoint Hybrid Solutions. Webinar Summary Hybrid approaches refers to applications that run in the sandbox and can call out to full-trust code through full-trust proxies. Essentially, you can think of a hybrid approach as two or more distinct, loosely coupled components. The sandboxed component is deployed in a SharePoint solution package to a site… READ MORE

Let's Celebrate and Tie Ribbons Around SharePoint
Let’s Celebrate and Tie Ribbons Around SharePoint
Blog Posts

​SharePoint 2010 is coming up to its 2 year birthday, so it worth talking about Ribbons. Too often solutions concentrate on pages, Web Parts, lists, libraries and workflows. A SharePoint solution should be more than this – each of these components should be combined to provide users with a holistic solution, where the components work together and not as discrete entities.

The How, Why and Benefits of SharePoint Training
The How, Why and Benefits of SharePoint Training
Blog Posts

Let’s first put some context on where I am with SharePoint. I have been using SharePoint since the first release of SharePoint 2001 in fact I still have a virtual machine with that particular version on as I am a great believer in look to the past to see the dots joining up.

SharePoint 2010 Upgrade - Important Updates
SharePoint 2010 Upgrade – Important Updates
Blog Posts

SharePoint 2010 Upgrade is not over yet. While some estimates recently put it at 50% I get a different picture from my recent visit to Bulgaria. I had a nearly full theatre room with those interested in SharePoint 2010 upgrade. There are still a number of customers waiting and looking at SharePoint 2010 and trying to decide when they should do it. I have done a number of posts on Why Upgrade to SharePoint 2010 both for IT and Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade for End Users. Any post on issues in 2010 or browser and ActiveX controls should not discourage you. It’s definitely worth it.

SharePoint Replication – The Right Way to Save Time, Money and Possibly Lives
SharePoint Replication – The Right Way to Save Time, Money and Possibly Lives
Blog Posts

Picture this: you’re sitting in your office, attempting to close a big deal with a potential client when the power goes out, the phone is dead and you’ve completely lost contact. There goes that deal, and it could have been your big break! But the reality is that you are not the only one in the building who had a potential client on the phone – everyone else in that office just lost contact as well. In that second, everyone has become disconnected with time and money lost in the balance.

SharePoint Browser Support Matrix
SharePoint Browser Support Matrix
Blog Posts

With SharePoint 2010 SP1 support for Chrome and new support on reports and scorecards for iPad on iOS5 with the December CU… It’s definitely time to revisit Browser support. Please refer to “Plan Browser support (SharePoint 2010)” and “Plan for mobile devices” for the latest Official Microsoft details.