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  • Blog Post: Edu Webcast - Using SharePoint for Project and Portfolio Management in Education June 5th

    Many education organizations have already invested in SharePoint for general collaboration, but do not realize that it is also the perfect solution for collaborative project management. Out of the box, SharePoint 2010 has a feature set that can be used for a basic project management structure. Whether...
  • Blog Post: Edu Webcast - Control, Govern & Secure SharePoint - On Premise or Online June 7th

    With the immense growth and adoption of SharePoint, educational institutions are facing an increasing opportunity to improve collaboration throughout the organization. With that opportunity, come significant challenges regarding control, governance and security. From managing sprawl and turnover to handling...
  • Blog Post: Edu Webcast - Three Ways to Identify If You are Ready for SharePoint Online June 20th

    Ready or not, Office365 for SharePoint is here to stay. We celebrate Microsoft for making the power of SharePoint easily attainable for educational institutions. But, is your institution ready to leverage it to the fullest? Join us on this webinar to find out the three key questions you need to be asking...
  • Blog Post: Polycom and Microsoft Education Solutions Demo video

    Here's a short video created by Polycom that highlights their distance learning solution (real presence media manager) enhanced by Lync and Sharepoint. The “Polycom and Microsoft Education Solutions” video which focuses on thier Distance Learning solution. Minute 4 is the start of the...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Webcast Invite: Real World Student K-12 Solutions using SharePoint 2010 - May 23rd

    Please join us to learn how high school students are developing real world educational solutions on the SharePoint 2010 platform. This will be a co-presented webcast. Abstract The Center for Advanced Technologies (CAT) is a magnet program within Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, Florida. The...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint In Education Youtube channel

    In the latest installment we hear from Roslyn Public Schools in NY as they showcase thier SharePoint usage. Join us for this webcast to discover how Roslyn Public Schools, with the support of B2B Technologies, leveraged the flexible design and web content capabilities of Microsoft SharePoint 2010...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint 2010 Webcast Invitation: Course Catalog 1/27 4PM

    Join us for this webcast to discover how the University of Florida’s Registrar’s Office and B2B Technologies leveraged the business process automation and content management capabilities of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 to dramatically reduce the time and effort required to update the course...
  • Blog Post: Education process managment with Sharepoint Webcast 12/9

    Learn how Educational organizations are leveraging SharePoint with K2 to create automated processes to manage various daily functions and departments from Student, Employee, Finance, and Grant Management plus much more. See how your organization can leverage SharePoint and your Microsoft assets to reduce...
  • Blog Post: Joint Microsoft and CAT Education Portals Webcast 5/18

    On Wednesday , May 18 th at 1:00 PM EST we will be having a special SharePoint webcast that will be co-presented between Microsoft and K-12 Students from the Center of Advanced Technology (Pinellas Schools) in Florida. Please join us for this special co-hosted webcast between Microsoft and the Center...
  • Blog Post: Deploying Office Web apps on-prem

    I have been getting lots of questions on how to install Office Web Apps on-premises lately. All you need is SharePoint Foundation (WSS). This article provides a nice overview: Deploy Office Web Apps Installed on SharePoint 2010 Products http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff431687.aspx
  • Blog Post: Avepoint session on SharePoint 2010 migration in Waltham 8/3

    Focus on: Secure, Lossless Migration to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 is poised to revolutionize how organizations connect their people, processes, and information. Many organizations, however, are still searching for simple and reliable ways to consolidate existing...
  • Blog Post: Appointlink Course Evaluation for SharePoint

    Appointlink has been doing some cool stuff customizing SharePoint for a while. Check out thier new course evaluation component. The SharePoint Online Course Evaluation Component was designed to improve the current process to generate Instructor and Course Evaluation reports for each semester. This...
  • Blog Post: Register for the Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Launch event in Boston on April 29th

    Join us for a launch event in Boston on April 29, 2010 for an update on how Microsoft ® Office ® 2010 and SharePoint ® 2010 can add value to your school, district or university, and work with the technologies you’ve already invested in. Find out what the integrated platform means for the productivity...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Users Group for Education

    The SharePoint Users Group for Education continues to gain momentum. This is a user group run by the users, we simply sponsor it. Topics range from technical to end user Users in past meetings have shared the following: · SharePoint deployment over a large geography-UNT · Training tips...
  • Blog Post: MOSS as a LMS?

    One of our partners - AppointLink did a nice job customizing SharePoint at Yale Law School. Essentially they were able to replace Backboard LMS with SharePoint functionality. This may not supplant all of your LMS needs but in many cases its good enough (and way cheaper). Here are some LMS SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Podcasting Kit

    The highly anticipated Podcasting Kit for SharePoint (PKS) September Beta has been released to CodePlex today. As promised, it’s ready for full deployment! Do you have Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007? If yes, download PKS for free and work with our PKS Partner Network to deploy PKS into your...
  • Blog Post: MOSS User Groups in New England

    Fairfield/Westchester SharePoint User Group (meets in CT): http://spug.gig-werks.com/default.aspx Contact is Daniel J. Segan dsegan@gig-werks.com New England SharePoint User Group (meets in MA): http://www.clearwaypartners.com/SUGHome.htm Contact is nersug@clearwaypartners.com K-16 SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Users Group for Education K-16

    The mission of the SharePoint Users Group for Education is to provide a virtual meeting place for educators to come together to discuss and share the many uses of SharePoint in the educational environment. We plan to expand our sites so users can share list templates, site templates, training materials...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Learning Kit Add-on Pack is out

    SharePoint Learning Kit Add-On Pack is now available! The Add-On Pack is the first instance of SLK to have been tested by the product group, and also have a partner-based support mechanism. www.microsoft.com/education/slk.mspx .
  • Blog Post: MOSS Labcast - Enterprise Search

    Join us for this one-day labcast to gain a greater understanding of MOSS 2007’s search capabilities. This labcast training is made up of five modules that include a combination of lecture and hands-on virtual labs. What is a labcast? An online training that provides a hands-on virtual lab where you...
  • Blog Post: MOSS Labcast - Deployment

    Join this FREE one-day labcast to learn the new and exciting features of Microsoft® Office SharePoint Server 2007. During this labcast, we will show you how to prepare for an Office SharePoint Server 2007 implementation, going through the planning and designing for non-functional requirement then walk...
  • Blog Post: Updated: Spring 2008 edition of the MOSS Resource Guide

    Thanks to Larry Short. http://cid-6e81ff858dc3588a.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/SharePoint
  • Blog Post: Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint

    The Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint provides authoritative guidance and tools to deploy a pre-built, customizable SharePoint solution that teams can use to collaborate with partners outside the firewall. The toolkit has a web-based interface, so it’s easy to use. Using this free toolkit...
  • Blog Post: MOSS Dev/Workflow How to videos and workshops

    How to Videos for SharePoint Workflow Developers (5 Videos and more coming) Here’s the list of currently available video’s: Enabling (incoming/outgoing) email for SharePoint/MOSS 2007 servers (Click here to see it) Extracting document details from within a workflow (Click here to see it)...
  • Blog Post: Cool New SharePoint Web Content Mgmt Info Published

    How to create a SharePoint Server 2007 custom master page and page layout for a WCM Site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727372.aspx How to optimize a MOSS 2007 Web Content Management site for performance: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727371.aspx
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