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SPS Bermuda Wrap-up

Published on August 12, 2013 By Mike Oryszak

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 […]

Commentary on Purpose Based Licensing

Published on April 29, 2013 By Mike Oryszak

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 […]

A Portfolio Approach to Developing Workflows and Processes

Published on July 18, 2011 By Mike Oryszak

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 […]

Quota Management and Storage Reports in SharePoint 2010

Published on July 5, 2011 By Mike Oryszak

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 […]

SharePoint Saturday Atlanta

Published on April 26, 2011 By Mike Oryszak

I’ll be presenting at SharePoint Saturday Atlanta on Saturday May 7th.  The lineup is impressive and this is sure to be one of the bigger SharePoint Saturday events in the region this year.  Session details: Getting the Most from the User Profiles This session will help you maximize the power and value of the SharePoint […]

SharePoint Governance and Continuous Improvement

Published on October 25, 2010 By Mike Oryszak

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 […]

Keys to Long Term SharePoint Stability and Success

Published on October 11, 2010 By Mike Oryszak

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 […]