Archive for March, 2009

SharePoint Active Directory Migrations: Users and Servers

March 30, 2009

I have been hearing more and more questions recently about Active Directory migrations with relation to SharePoint deployments. It could be from some organizational changes, or because business managers just like to keep people busy. When I had to go through this process during the summer of 2008 I found much less information that I […]

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Thoughts on Delicious and Community Relevance

March 18, 2009

I have been using Delicious for a few years now. What initially interested me was the concept of having access to my bookmarks from any computer. That means from my home computer, office computer, or when logged into a server trying to fix a problem. The tagging part was secondary, though it has grown to […]

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The Importance of a Content Syndication and Aggregation Plan

March 14, 2009

One of the keys to managing a successful SharePoint implementation is having a Content Syndication and Aggregation Plan. Address the plan early in the design process to avoid more difficult changes later in the life of the system. The plan should cover:Content Locations – Helping users develop a methodology for where to locate content (Centrally […]

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Buy versus Build

March 11, 2009

A discussion broke out on the MSDN/TechNet SharePoint Forums this week that started to approach the subject of build versus buy. It is something I have had to put a fair amount of thought to in the past so I decided it might make for an interesting blog post. As a developer, I enjoy developing. […]

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Finding Success with SharePoint Deployments

March 2, 2009

Finding success with SharePoint or any other collaboration software can be a difficult thing. It has less to do with the technology than it does the people and the way its implemented. Its not that people have bad ideas, they may just underestimate the amount of effort it takes to reach the promised land. There […]

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