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    Getting Ready for Office "12"

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    If you are a CMS or SharePoint customer and you're already starting to think about the next version, then that's great. The next version is coming out second half of CY 2006... with a public beta in Spring 2006. While there's been a whole lot of information...
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    WSS and SPS SP2

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    SP2 of Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) and SharePoint Portal Server 2003 (SPS) released a few weeks ago. Both Service Packs provide better extranet support and support for SQL Server 2005. As for .NET Framework 2.0 (codename "Whidbey"), only WSS SP2...
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    The Future of Microsoft Content Management Server (CMS) and SharePoint Portal Server (SPS)

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    At IT Forum, I presented CMS and SPS futures. That's right, CMS futures. :-) Session feedback was very positive... The only place I got dinged was for attempting to cover too much: SPS, Search and CMS in 75 minutes to be precise. I did about 30 minutes...
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    Microsoft Enterprise Search

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    Microsoft announced Windows Desktop Search (WDS) for Enterprises today at IT Forum. In a nutshell, it provides the same functionality that WDS does today with the management tools for IT Pros to deploy this across an enterprise. It's part of Microsoft...
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    IT Forum

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    How many of you are attending IT Forum? I'm going to be presenting a session on CMS and SPS VNext... if you are attending, would love to hear the kind of things you want to see covered. Clearly, can't cover everything and my session content is already...
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    CMS SP2 is available!

    Yes. I'm late but better late than never! CMS 2002 SP2 has released! You can download from here: Content Management Server 2002 Service Pack 2 (SP2) . As promised, with SP2 you get Visual Studio 2005 and .NET Framework 2.0 support - specifically, we...
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    Angus's World Tour

    Angus Logan is a CMS MVP and has been touring the world for the last 1-2 months. Running into Angus on Redmond campus is no longer a novelty :-). In fact, he ends up introducing me to Microsoft folks on campus. Angus went to PDC, hung out with the...
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    PDF support in Office "12"

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    If you haven't heard already, Office "12" will support PDF. For more information, check out this pc world article .
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    Mini-Microsoft

    I read the business week article and, while I found it interesting as a whole, I found the whole Mini-Microsoft bit most entertaining. I have nothing against stating opinions... in fact, I think it's healthy and should be promoted. Everyone has a right...
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    10 great things about the next version of SharePoint Products and Technologies and CMS

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    There's a lot of great buzz in the community as well as Microsoft around the next version of Windows SharePoint Services and Office "12" servers. The amount of investment that's going into these technologies, if it wasn't obvious at PDC, is tremendous...
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    Group Program Manager for Windows SharePoint Services' Blog

    PJ Hough, GPM for WSS, has started blogging! Check it out here.
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    SharePoint Products and Technologies/CMS future - which is which?

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    I heard from several people that while the information for SharePoint development was great at PDC, that it was not obvious what was WSS vs. the other investments on top of WSS. That's b/c we haven't made any final packaging and licensing decisions. So...
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    The Future of WSS, SPS and CMS revealed at PDC

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    There were several large announcements made at PDC that are very relevant to SharePoint and CMS customers. I'm personally super excited about this and to be part of this. Microsoft revealed Office "12" - client and servers and talked about our investment...
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    SharePoint Portal Servery Discovery Kit available

    You can find the SPS 2003 Discovery kit at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=03607516-cbec-4724-b4a4-aa7f09304ba5&displaylang=en . A few places in the kit, it assumes you have used the build book. For example, one of the...
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    SharePoint Portal Server Discovery Kit

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    One of the pieces of feedback that I have received from partners and customers is that they don't immediately understand the value that SharePoint Portal Server provides over Windows SharePoint Services. We have several whitepapers that address this topic...
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    SPS Reports

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    I've been meaning to blog about this for some time, but just getting around to do so. Recently, we released a report pack for SPS that leverages SQL Reporting Services. You can download this at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID...
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    texas holdem advice for beginners

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    I had an interesting conversation with a poker beginner recently. So I thought I'd blog about it. It's rather interesting to watch new poker players... they tend to lay down "good cards" early or, more often, they tend to hold on to bad cards until...
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    SPS Search Customization

    Stewart Frey has posted search customizations tip at http://spaces.msn.com/members/bagels911/ . Check it out if you get a chance - it's a quick way to enable boolean searches.
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    My Response to Drip's Article

    I just read Ed Brill's blog entry on Drip's article and noticed the comment he made on my response. On the negative side, Shah seems to take the approach of "you are ill-informed, therefore you are wrong". He, too, attacks the author rather than the...
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    Best CMS/SharePoint Blog

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    In my opinion, the best blog out there for new information on CMS and SharePoint Products and Technologies is Mark Harrison's blog @ http://markharrison.co.uk/blog/default.aspx . Mark blogs on a near-daily basis and posts high-quality information. If...
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    Mike Drip's entertaining article on "SharePoint"

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    This blog entry has been rewritten to focus on the content of the article. I came across Mike Drip's article recently that is published on informat.com. I don't feel the content of the article provides constructive feedback or solutions to SharePoint...
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    TechEd Europe 2005

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    It was great to see so many people at TechEd Europe. There's clearly a lot of excitement for SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio.NET 2005. Selfishly speaking, A LOT of excitement for SharePoint Products and Technologies & CMS. One of the repeating questions...
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    TechEd EMEA

    One more quick post before I head to the Conference Center. I'm going to be presenting at TechEd Europe. I will only be presenting 1 session... so will have to magically present hours of content in 1 hour - if you want to hear about a specific area -...
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    SP2, CMS Future and Workflow partner

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    Quick blog entry: At TechEd 2005, I presented 3 sessions. 2 breakout sessions and 1 cabana talk. It was great to see the excitement around CMS and SharePoint Products and Technologies. In one of my sessions I talked about CMS SP2 and talked about the...
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    June 6, 7th TechEd Sessions

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    On June 6th , I'm going to be presenting a session titled Accelerate your CMS Development and Deployment @ TechEd at 5pm. Note that this requires familiarity with CMS => not a good idea to attend if you don't know the product. It's also more development...
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