Six Degrees of Separation.” It was one of those catch phrases of the last 20 years. There are 6 degrees to Kevin Bacon, and those in Hollywood where you can connect him to any actress based on his work. Now the challenge I propose to you is to see if you can find someone active in the SharePoint Community anywhere in the world that is more than 3 degrees from me. In addition, going into a new community, find the leader and you’ll find the connection to the rest of the community. We are all about 3 degrees of separation and in many cases there is no separation, we are at 2!
Each Web Content Management (WCM) platform has a sweet spot and making the right technology decision really depends on what is at the heart of your online business model. Understanding the business model for your website is fundamental in understanding whether Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is the right WCM platform for you.
Should the website provide brand awareness? Should the website connect people with people, products or services? Should the website drive revenue directly through online commerce? These are just some of the questions that should be asked, but are so often overlooked, before deciding on which WCM platform suits your requirements.
At PleaseTech, we have found that cartoons can be a very good way to get a message across- simply. We develop solutions to facilitate collaborative document review and this can be a challenging subject to explain in a few words! In fact, we do receive great feedback on our cartoons and now they have now taken on a life of their own.
We’ve just launched a new cartoon website (www.documentreviewcartoons.com) which takes a humorous view on events and stories that appear in the world media- from a document review point, of course. We believe that if only the right document review tool had been used, then things may have turned out quite differently!
W26- SharePoint 2010 introduces a new claims-basedauthentication model which leverages the power and flexibility of the new Windows Identity Foundation. In this session we will show how to use Windows Azure Access Control Services to allow a user to authenticate in SharePoint using a web identity such as Facebook or Google account.
T3- Upgrading to SharePoint 2010 with In-place and databaseattach seem straight forward, until you try to use them. In this session we’ll look at strategies and best practices for the smoothest transition that fits the culture of the company. There are a lot of decisions to make in visual upgrade and a lot of tips… READ MORE
T4- A number of architectural changes and new features have beenintroduced with SharePoint 2010. .net developers as well as SharePoint 2007 developers are normally very eager to start learning the new technologies but find it hard to map out a roadmap and structured plan to skill up in the new technology. When developers or architects… READ MORE
T16- Data entry into SAP can in many cases lead to complexbusiness processes taking up unnecessary time and resources throughout the organization. Enterprises can achieve significant cost-savings by providing alternative interfaces that simplifies data entry and increases user adoption. Considering SharePoint’s popularity amongst business users, it provides an immense opportunity for delivering SAP transactions to… READ MORE
After a couple of years of “”Knowledge Management””, the focusand the hope of the IT business and users are on “”Enterprise 2.0″” and “social”. Enterprises spent a lot of time and effort in storing data, implementing Decision Support Systems, building Information retrieval systems, and so on. But more than ever, we search endlessly in our… READ MORE
W24- Metadata are the future of intelligent informationmanagement. Automatic Generation of Metadata in SharePoint 2010 ensures quality, saves time and decreases the costs of searching for certain information. Increasing amounts of information are making it difficult to keep an overview of the enterprise knowledge. Overall, an information Worker spends an average of 26 per cent… READ MORE
The Microsoft client software SharePoint Workspace out of theOffice Suite is not well known. In the Session W12 SharePoint Workspace 2010 – the Offline Client for SharePoint Server 2010, I will describe the different functions built in in this product. The highlights of the session are: What exactly is SharePoint Workspace 2010? How does SharePoint… READ MORE