Archive for July, 2011

SharePoint Saturday New York– Wrap-up

July 30, 2011

SharePoint Saturday New York has been a lot of fun with a great set of speakers, volunteers, and attendees.  A big thank you to everyone that sat through my presentation on Developing Reusable Workflow Features.  The slide deck is available here:  And the Visual Studio project is available here:  SPBlueprints.Activities I hope that the […]

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Bulk Updates of User Profile Properties

July 25, 2011

This past week fellow SharePoint MVP Yaroslav Pentsarskyy posted an excellent PowerShell script for doing bulk updates on the UserProfile properties via PowerShell.  The Bulk Update SharePoint 2010 User Profile Properties is a great script that makes it extremely easy to populate any new fields that are not set to synchronize.  My team has been […]

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A Portfolio Approach to Developing Workflows and Processes

July 18, 2011

One of the common pitfalls I see with process optimization projects is that they tend to focus on a specific process at a time.  This may be ok when you are just starting out, or working with informal processes, but as the number of complex processes improves it is important to try and take a […]

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SharePoint Saturday The Conference DC

July 7, 2011

I have been confirmed as a speaker at SharePoint Saturday The Conference in DC this year.  The event will take place at the Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, VA Thursday August 11th through Saturday August 13th.  This marks the first multi-day SharePoint Saturday event and it is expected that over 2500 people will be […]

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Quota Management and Storage Reports in SharePoint 2010

July 5, 2011

A few years ago I wrote an article about how to enable and work with the Quota Management features in SharePoint 2007 (click here for article) which proved to be a popular post.  Quota Management is a pretty important topic when it comes to SharePoint Governance and overall maintenance of the platform.  While the overall […]

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