Archive for June, 2010

SharePoint Blogging Tips

June 30, 2010

I am seeing more and more interest from organizations wanting to use SharePoint’s Blogging capabilities internally.  Blogging can be a great way to communicate and collaborate in an organization, but it is just now getting the mainstream attention and consideration.  Here are some tips and considerations that can help your organization maximize the effectiveness. New […]

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SharePoint Designer 2010 Available Workflow Actions

June 28, 2010

A colleague of mine was asking for a comprehensive list of available workflow actions in SharePoint Designer 2010.  I did some searches and couldn’t find the details so I thought I would provide them here. Core Actions Add a Comment  Add Time to Date  Do Calculation  Log to History List  Pause for Duration  Pause until […]

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Event – SharePoint Saturday Tampa Wrap-up

June 26, 2010

Another SharePoint Saturday is in the books.  As always it is great to see the interest and how people can come together to share their experiences. A big thank you to everyone that attended my session, to the event sponsors and of course to all of the event coordinators and volunteers that made it happen. […]

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User Profiles – Driving Business Process

June 23, 2010

The workflow features first introduced in WSS 3.0/MOSS in 2007 and enhanced in the 2010 offerings present an opportunity for organizations with SharePoint to start to automate the coordination of their business processes.  While many have been working with it, one of the limitations I have seen is that everything is localized to a particular […]

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User Profiles – Creating Custom Properties

June 21, 2010

The User Profiles in SharePoint Server represent a very robust and flexible way to manage information about the members of your organization.  It can be used to fill the roll of a searchable Employee Directory, used to drive business processes and workflows, and also makes it easier to find people in the organization based on […]

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Event – June MSDN SharePoint MVP Chat

June 18, 2010

Another SharePoint MVP chat has been scheduled to take place next week.  Here are the details: Live Chats to Learn more about SharePoint – with 17 MVP Experts Do you have questions about SharePoint? Want to learn more about the recently launched SharePoint 2010? By popular request, SharePoint MVPs from around the world are participating […]

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Configuring SharePoint 2010s Social Aggregation Jobs

June 14, 2010

SharePoint 2010 includes a number of useful features to enhance Social Collaboration by aggregating and surfacing social data.  By default, these jobs may be disabled or at the very least not set to update frequently enough.  Like all Timer Jobs in SharePoint 2010, these jobs can be configured to meet your needs. You can find […]

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