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  • Blog Post: Psst, this event is for Enterprise Architects

    The Microsoft Business Integration Road Show is coming to New York and Boston and I’ve got permission to invite folks who care about enterprise integration. These are architect and technical leader focused, in-person events: January 19, 2010 in New York, NY January 21, 2010 in Waltham, MA Follow the...
  • Blog Post: Mark your calendars – Painless SharePoint Development and Developing Quality Applications with Visual Studio 2010

    If you are reading this blog, consider yourself invited to these invite only webcasts in the next 2 weeks. Timely sessions around developing and architecting with Visual Studio 2010. Space is limited, so click to register yourself a spot. Painless SharePoint Development in Visual Studio 2010 Date: December...
  • Blog Post: Fireside Chats – these look interesting – SharePoint 2010, Cloud Computing and Microsoft IT

    I thought you may like the look of these fireside chats – topics ranging from SharePoint 2010 to Microsoft’s Online Services. First session is on Tuesday, December 1st. See you there! The whys and registration details are here .
  • Blog Post: SharePoint 2010 Tree of Life – Resource Roundup

    eek! I stumbled upon this neat mind map of the SharePoint 2010 developer platform : From the website: The SharePoint 2010 Developer Platform wall poster shows a colorful view of SharePoint 2010 developer tools, community ecosystem, execution environment, Sharepoint Server 2010 workloads, and target application...
  • Blog Post: Shhh, SharePoint Secrets Revealed

    eek! If you are like me, you’ve probably been waiting too! I wasn’t lucky enough to make it to the SharePoint Conference 2009 but I’ll be watching the keynote ( streamed live! ) that happens today at noon US Eastern time! I’ve heard a lot of rumors about secrets being revealed and other cool announcements...
  • Blog Post: Get a sneak peek at SharePoint 2010 for Developers

    eek! I discovered this last week and wanted to share: Sneak a peek at the developer experience in SharePoint 2010 . A Silverlight Web Part, LINQ for SharePoint, a Client Object Model, more! P.S. It’s a sneak peek, the SharePoint team will disclose more here .
  • Blog Post: Social Computing for Business and SharePoint – Its in the Game!

    eek! Nice case study on the use of SharePoint and its social computing features. I particularly like the benefits section… The company sees EA People as a great way for its 9,000 employees to connect, share ideas, start conversations, learn more about one another, and grow professionally...
  • Blog Post: How much would you pay for serious SharePoint Smarts?

    eek! Looking for some serious SharePoint Smarts with topics ranging from SharePoint administration, architecture, development and the end user? How much would you pay for this (the random emphasis of keywords being mine)… Administration: Administration: SharePoint Server Fundamentals : Back to Basics...
  • Blog Post: Happy Groundhog Day!

    eek! In the category of – I’ve seen that before, I’m republishing my January posts in case you missed it. Happy Groundhog Day! The Joy of SxS Jumping in to .NET from ColdFusion? I’m not going to be a fool this April 1 Need more Business Intelligence? Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate is ready Candy...
  • Blog Post: Need more Business Intelligence?

    eek! If you haven't seen it, we just announced a strategy update for our Business Intelligence Stack. PerformancePoint Services...you lucky SharePoint users! If you are wondering what the fuss is all about, check out these BI web casts from way back...still good...timeless really.
  • Blog Post: Flexing your SharePoint muscles

    eek! The SharePoint team is working to help you flex and build those SharePoint muscles. They just released a preview version of the Visual Studio extensions for SharePoint (version 1.3). In their words... "The v1.3 release is an incremental release of the VSeWSS including top feature requests....
  • Blog Post: WSRP in Cincinnati and the world with SharePoint

    eek! I have a mental block when I see WSRP, I think of WKRP in Cincinnati – yes I was schooled on US television. Silly me! Here is some exciting news from the SharePoint team for several of my customers who have existing investments in non-Microsoft technologies but who are investing in SharePoint: Web...
  • Blog Post: Updated Training Kit Resource Page

    eek! If you've visited my blog in the past, you've noticed the "eek!" at the start of each blog post. It was designed to put a pointer to my blog as my blog posts got scraped and hosted on ad-funded sites that had nothing to do with my blog/MSDN. What I started doing is putting a pointer to the fantastic...
  • Blog Post: Calling All Data Landlords

    eek! Multi-Tenant Data Access Software+Services Blueprint (say that fast 3 times) is available. In poking around the Codeplex site for the blueprints, I discovered they revved the Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint . Are you using these?
  • Blog Post: Bye Bye July!

    eek! Happy August! In case this is your first visit, here are my July postings! Hey Architects, do you need insight? Can Social Computing with SharePoint Solve Business Problems? You Decide... Ready for some EduFun? From CAB to Prism - a find! Pumping up on Innovation at Play What is Microsoft Pinpoint...
  • Blog Post: Can Social Computing with SharePoint Solve Business Problems? You Decide...

    eek! I've been waiting for this to hit the streets and it did last week. A new, must read white paper on How to Get the Most Value from Social Computing for Business with Microsoft . "Must Read"? Yes, allow me to impose on you to read this :) Even if your platform is *not* SharePoint, this...
  • Blog Post: Go RED STORM!

    eek! Nice to see my alma mater in the news. Do you have a success story you'd like to tell? My team can help. Drop me a line. St. Johns University: University Streamlines Faculty Tenure Process Using Microsoft SharePoint http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000002354
  • Blog Post: Catching up on SharePoint - the FireStarter Recordings

    eek! If you were busy and missed the FireStarter event, Mithun published the list of session recordings that you can download and review. I've reviewed most of them and would recommend them. I was pleasantly surprised to see a good use of the Business Data Catalog as part of session 3: Silverlight on...
  • Blog Post: My Favorite VPCs - one for WSS and one for MOSS

    eek! If you are like me and want to have a ready made, local development environment for your WSS or MOSS work, then you've got to check these virtual images out... A WSS 3.0 VPC environment that is a tidy 6 GB uncompressed - so easy on the hard drive. A fully featured MOSS 2007 environment that is 20...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint said to Visual Studio 2008 - you just got better!

    eek! Soma announced a whole slew of new stuff at TechEd 2008 . I'm trying to get caught up with all the coolness including the Silverlight buzz, but I really like this long awaited news: Visual Studio 2008 extensions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 v1.2 – this allows developers to use Visual...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Web 2.0 next Wednesday

    eek! I know what I'm doing next Wednesday - attending the SharePoint in Web 2.0 Fire Starter via Live Meeting . Register today (times are in US Pacific Time)! With all the innovation and engineering that continues around SharePoint (e.g. Microsoft Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint ), this would be...
  • Blog Post: Packed with Goodness - VSTO Development

    eek! I recently gave a presentation on Visual Studio Tools for Office Development and wanted to provide you with the resources I used to build it. Like all the sessions I do these days, my presentation is usually a mashup of different sources, key among them being my favorite jumpstart tool - the Visual...
  • Blog Post: Shhh, listen, its Office Development in your ear...

    hey there! I just stumbled upon this new series of Office Development podcasts - 10 in all - that introduce the components of Visual Studio 2008 to develop solutions around Microsoft Office applications - commonly referred to as Office Business Applications or OBAs. Here are the topics... What do you...
  • Blog Post: Execute SharePoint flawlessly - some design and planning resources

    hey there! As a follow up to my last post , I wanted to share with you a resource that one of our Microsoft Services friends put together for a customer and has given me permission to share with the world. Provided as is, etc. Thank you Tejaswi! It is a design and planning worksheet for your SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint - Not Just for Geeks Anymore

    hey there! Did you hear about our FREE conference in about 1 week ? If you develop for or manage SharePoint, you'll want to catch this session and the resources from real world implementations SharePoint - Not Just for Geeks Anymore Now that Microsoft SharePoint has moved from “the server under...
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