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Review – Pro SharePoint 2010 Branding and User Interface Design

Published on January 10, 2011 By Mike Oryszak

I was recently given a chance to review this book thanks to one of the books author’s John Ross.  While my main focus is not on branding and user interfaces it is a critical component of the SharePoint solutions my team delivers and also one of the important things that can separate successful from failed […]

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 […]

Keys to Planning For SharePoint Search

Published on July 12, 2010 By Mike Oryszak

Of the core planning areas in SharePoint, Search seems to get very little attention.  I find this surprising since one of the most common complaints from SharePoint implementations (or any Enterprise Information System) is that users cannot find “anything” in the system.  Most of the environments I go into have Search configured in only a […]

SharePoint 2010 Migration versus Upgrade

Published on June 7, 2010 By Mike Oryszak

No doubt there are hundreds of companies currently reviewing or planning the move to SharePoint 2010 from previous versions.  The excitement and business interest around the technology is very encouraging.  Before picking an “upgrade” path though, I would encourage teams to compare the Migration paths in addition to the normal Upgrade paths.  Migration Path Taking […]

Unlocking The Potential of SharePoint With Remote Access

Published on May 27, 2010 By Mike Oryszak

I have been putting a lot of work lately into some general 2010 presentations and one of the messages I’m really concentrating on is Connect anywhere, from any device, with any browser.  I think this is a critical ingredient in enabling SharePoint to be a great Unified Business Collaboration Platform.  It comes down to removing […]

MySite Provisioning Methods

Published on March 29, 2010 By Mike Oryszak

A number of times over the past few years I have stumbled into discussions (in person or online) about how to automate the creation of MySites for all users in the organization.  Creating the sites programmatically is actually pretty simple, but the real question is “Why do you want to do that?”  There are advantages […]