Archive for April, 2009

SharePoint DC – Preview

April 30, 2009

Getting ready to head out to SharePoint Saturday DC tomorrow. Anyone interested in following the fun can tune in for live updates on the following Twitter Feeds: Or by following the #spsdc tags

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Mobile Devices in the Enterprise

April 29, 2009

In my talks with end users about application features and solution they are interested in, I often hear people mention mobile device access. Two years ago the request surprised me because the mobile devices made browsing cumbersome and offered limited features. In the time since both the devices, and the software running them, have advanced […]

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Managing SharePoint Solutions and Extensions

April 27, 2009

One of the great things about SharePoint today is the incredible traction that the platform has gained. The depth and range of solutions now offered by vendors along with open source solutions offered by the community really is amazing. It was a different place when I first installed SharePoint Portal Server 2001 back in early […]

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Resolving the MySite File Exists Error

April 24, 2009

I have seen this error come up a few times, and reported frequently on the MSDN/TechNet Forums. Once the problem is understood, it is fairly easy to correct. There are a few different pieces that come into play when a user clicks on the My Site link at the top of a MOSS page. The […]

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Blogsphere Search Keywords

April 23, 2009

Looking at Technorati today I was surprised to see their results of some SharePoint related keyword activity. I pulled a graph with “SharePoint”, “MOSS”, “Workflow”, and “Office 14” which is shown below. Keyword popularity across the Blogosphere This chart illustrates how many times blog posts across the Blogosphere contained the following keywords. SharePoint vs. MOSS […]

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SharePoint Collaboration Feature Wishlist

April 22, 2009

As we slowly inch closer to vNext aka Office 14 I have recently been thinking about some of the productivity and connectivity features I really wish Microsoft would concentrate on. I am pretty sure none of these are addressed in Office 14, but maybe it is not too late to start thinking about them for […]

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Migrate a Site Collection with Different Patch Level and User Accounts

April 19, 2009

I was recently asked to restore a site collection that was being hosted on an external provider’s network without any SharePoint patches installed. There were also some custom templates installed that had to be tested internally. Bringing this site in took a little extra work. We couldn’t just restore the site collection backup into the […]

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