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Building your SharePoint intranet from the ground up or employing a standard intranet solution?
Building your SharePoint intranet from the ground up or employing a standard intranet solution?
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Employing SharePoint as the platform for the organisation’s new intranet, you face at least one very decisive question: Will you build the new SharePoint intranet from the ground up or will you employ a standard intranet solution??

This blog post should have been an objective overview of the pros and cons related to both ways of building an intranet on SharePoint. The process of researching and writing, however, has brought us to the conclusion that we cannot make such an objective overview. As one of our developers puts it when asked about the advantages of building a SharePoint intranet from the ground up:

Axceler, SharePoint Pros Announce Partnership In Microsoft SharePoint Solutions Market
Axceler, SharePoint Pros Announce Partnership In Microsoft SharePoint Solutions Market
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SharePoint Pros to Recommend Axceler’s Solutions for SharePoint Governance, Administration and Migration in the Southern California Region

WOBURN, MA and LA CANADA, CA – March 12, 2012 – Axceler®, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint administration, governance and migration, and SharePoint consulting firm SharePoint Pros, Inc. today announced a partnership to offer high-quality professional services and software solutions to support and optimize customers’ SharePoint investments with a focus on governance.

The Cost of Changing to SharePoint
The Cost of Changing to SharePoint
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We’re not talking about the cost of migration tools. We’re not talking about the servers that you’ll have to buy or even the licensing. The true cost of changing to SharePoint is the people costs.

The costs are in the cost of the change itself. They don’t change from product-to-product, but the cost of change is real. Let’s take a look at what it takes to keep from being a victim of the trough of reduced productivity.

10 Virtues of a SharePoint Peep
10 Virtues of a SharePoint Peep
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In the recent #ShareJam where we discussed the community, I remember reflecting on why the SharePoint community was so special, but today I was thinking it’s not just the community that’s special, there’s some attributes that all SharePoint peeps have in common that make them fun sweet people to hang out with.

Cheating on Tests Less Likely if You Use SharePoint
Cheating on Tests Less Likely if You Use SharePoint
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Do you deliver online tests to employees (for compliance, certification or training purposes) or to students in college or university courses? If so, might your test-takers be less likely to cheat if you deliver tests or exams embedded in SharePoint than in a standalone application? The answer is possibly yes. Read on to find out more!

SharePoint Governance: Draw a Line in the Sand
SharePoint Governance: Draw a Line in the Sand
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Sometimes, you just have to stop trying to fix what is so broken that the cost of fixing doesn’t warrant the benefit. This is especially true of SharePoint governance.

During recent months, my work has focused heavily on helping organizations across all verticals and sizes tackle governance.

SharePoint’s Conceptual Leap
SharePoint’s Conceptual Leap
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The processes surrounding a database driven website like SharePoint can so different than those of a static site, that if you don’t understand it and fail to make the leap, you will be missing out on a lot of ROI.

Static web sites operate on a similar process as files on file shares that most of us are very used to.

Visual guide to Azure Access Controls Services authentication with SharePoint 2010 - Index Post
Visual guide to Azure Access Controls Services authentication with SharePoint 2010 – Index Post
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This post serves as an index for all the articles in the Visual guide to Azure Access Controls Services authentication with SharePoint 2010.

This series is a set [not yet determined amount] of articles where I show you how to leverage the Azure Access Controls Services (ACS) in combination with SharePoint 2010 to make it easier for you to use identity providers such as Google ID, Windows Live ID, Facebook AuthN etc.