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User Profiles – Adding a Custom Tab and Page

Published on September 3, 2011 By Mike Oryszak

The User Profile Pages within the MySites area of SharePoint 2010 is significantly more robust than in previous versions.  I really like the concept of making it a central/social hub and using it as a central place to hold and maintain content.  While I generally shy away from major customizations to the Personal sites (aka […]

SPS The Conference Slides and Additional Info

Published on August 12, 2011 By Mike Oryszak

SharePoint Saturday The Conference has been a pretty impressive event so far.  It is amazing how well it has been run which is a real testament to the organizers and volunteers that have made it all happen.  Both of my sessions seemed to go off fairly well, hopefully everyone managed to learn something and has […]

Bulk Updates of User Profile Properties

Published on July 25, 2011 By Mike Oryszak

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 […]

SharePoint Saturday Tampa Wrap-up

Published on June 15, 2011 By Mike Oryszak

SharePoint Saturday Tampa was a lot of fun, and there were a lot of great attendees there soaking up the SharePoint goodness.  A big thanks to the organizers, sponsors and volunteers that made this happen. I also hope that everyone that attended my Planning for the User Profiles session got a lot out of it.  […]

SharePoint Saturday Atlanta Wrap-up

Published on May 9, 2011 By Mike Oryszak

SharePoint Saturday Atlanta was a huge success.  A big thank you to the participants, sponsors, speakers and of course the organizers that put so much effort into the event. I would also like to thank everyone that sat in on my session on “Getting the Most from the User Profiles” and hope that it does […]

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 […]

Disabling the “What’s Happening?” Display on the User Profiles

Published on September 13, 2010 By Mike Oryszak

One of the SharePoint 2010 features I really like is the user status information that is integrated into the updated User Profiles.  Unfortunately some organizations are not quite comfortable or ready to support the feature. Here is what it looks like with the user status set: Disabling the Status Message field With normal User Profile […]