Archive for October, 2010

SharePoint Governance and Continuous Improvement

October 25, 2010

There are a number of reasons why I have seen SharePoint Governance stall in many environments, but one of the most common reasons and the one I would like to address today, is the problem of trying to take or address too much scope at once.  There are a lot of topics that roll into […]

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Event – Planning for MySites and Social Features in the Enterprise

October 19, 2010

On November 17th, I will be presenting my session “Planning for MySites and Social Features in the Enterprise” at the Charlotte Area SharePoint User Group.  I will provide an overview and best practices for planning and deploying MySites in the Enterprise.  The session will cover how to determine organizational readiness, how to select features to […]

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Keys to Long Term SharePoint Stability and Success

October 11, 2010

Recently I have been called into a few environments where the customers were having some serious performance problems or had features that were no longer working.  It really nailed home the point that Capacity Planning should really be Capacity Management as Microsoft now refers to it in their Capacity Management and Sizing Overview guidance for […]

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Houston TechFest Wrap-up

October 9, 2010

As they say, “everything is bigger in Texas” and the Houston TechFest is a great example of that.  A large, independently organized event covering many diverse technical subjects and disciplines.  I really had fun and got to meet some interesting people. I enjoyed my session, and would like to thank everyone that attended.  My slide […]

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Review – SharePoint 2010 How-To

October 4, 2010

I was recently given the opportunity to review Ishai Sagi’s new book SharePoint 2010 How-To.  The book provides an overview on many of the concepts and tasks that site users, authors, content managers, and site owners need to know.  The format of the book makes it a great Quick Reference for users not interested in […]

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