Leveraging Search Web Parts and Display Templates

Posted by on May 5, 2014 at 8:00 am

One of my main focuses the past 4-5 years has been leveraging the Search Infrastructure to help deliver dynamic content to portals and Intranets.  In previous versions of SharePoint I leaned heavily on the underlying APIs to deliver custom solutions.  This was both because the underlying APIs allowed more precise querying and because it gave […]

SharePoint Saturday New Jersey Wrap-up

Posted by on October 5, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Great first event for the crew in New Jersey.  Lots of attendees and a high level of interest at the event.  Thanks to everyone that attended the developer panel discussion and the my 10 Tips for Managing SharePoint Search sessions.  Below is the slide deck for the session.

SPS Bermuda Wrap-up

Posted by on August 12, 2013 at 9:18 am

I think everyone had a fantastic time at the inaugural SharePoint and .NET Saturday Bermuda event.  I’m honored to have been able to participate.  The hospitality on the island was fantastic, and while the event was small, there was good participation in the sessions.  I hope everyone got a lot out of the day. I’ve […]

SharePoint Saturday Atlanta Wrap-up

Posted by on June 12, 2013 at 8:50 am

SharePoint Saturday Atlanta was a great success again this year with a record turnout that included many eager participants.  Thanks to all of the attendees that attended my sessions.  Here is the supporting content.  Displaying Dynamic Content With Search Spsatl2013 Displaying Dynamic Content With SharePoint Search from Mike Oryszak   Developer’s Introduction to the Social […]

SPS Atlanta Sessions on Search and Social

Posted by on May 13, 2013 at 12:58 pm

I’m excited to announce that I have had two sessions selected for the SPS Atlanta event on Saturday June 8th.  The past few years the organizers have established this event as one of the premiere events in the south east. The first session is an End User focused session titled Using Search for Dynamic Content. […]

SPSEvents NYC and Social API Presentation

Posted by on May 6, 2013 at 10:07 am

I’m excited to announce that my session Introduction to SharePoint’s Social APIs has been selected for the SPS Events NYC event on Saturday July 27th.  This has been a fantastic event the past few years, and I’m sure this year will be no different.  Here is the abstract for my session: SharePoint 2010 and 2013 […]

Commentary on Purpose Based Licensing

Posted by on April 29, 2013 at 11:10 am

Dan Holme recently had an interesting piece of commentary in the SharePoint Pro magazine titled It’s Time to Break Up the SharePoint Brand in which he advocated breaking the product into purpose based bundles instead of the behemoth platform it is now.  I agree with much of what Dan wrote, including his two main points […]