European SharePoint Best Practices Conference 2011

November 14, 2010
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I am honoured to be contributing to next year’s European SharePoint Best Practices Conference 2011 as a speaker. The conference takes places on April 11th – 13th 2011 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London. The conferences features 96 sessions , 69 speakers (includes the 15 community track speakers and sessions) and this excludes […]

Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for October 2010 – WSS 3.0 and SharePoint Foundation 2010

October 10, 2010
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Microsoft are to release a number of patches this week to correct “Important” security vulnerabilities in software including both Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and SharePoint Foundation 2010.  The security bulletins have been classified as “Important” which means that, if these go unaddressed, they could compromise the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of users data, or the […]

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-070 / Advisory 2416728 and SharePoint

October 10, 2010
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Less than two weeks ago Microsoft released an out of band security update to address a publicly disclosed vulnerability in ASP.NET that affects all versions of the .NET Framework when used on Windows Server operating systems.  Microsoft has issued an Important severity rating to this update which also impacts SharePoint products:  SharePoint 2010,  SharePoint Foundation 2010, Microsoft […]

SharePoint 2010: The Enterprise Search product stack – Overview

October 9, 2010
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I delivered another session at the SharePoint User Group on October 7th 2010 that covered the Enterprise Search product stack within the context of SharePoint 2010.  What I always find very interesting is how some folks consider search a ‘black art’.  With that in mind, I’m going to provide an overview of what there is, […]

Self-Service BI and PowerPivot Session @ SharePoint UK User Group – 2nd September 2010

August 30, 2010
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I’ll be delivering another session at the Leeds/Bradford SharePoint UK User Group on 2nd September 2010 on Self-Service BI and PowerPivot. I’ll update this post to provide a link to the slide deck after the session. In the meantime, see the agenda below: Agenda: – What is PowerPivot? – Architecture – PowerPivot for Excel and […]

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Which is faster to type on – Torch or iPhone? And what does the difference cost?

August 20, 2010
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This question has puzzled me for a while. I’ve always felt that my old Blackberry with a tactile QWERTY keyboard was much faster than anything I’ve used since, but receiving the new BlackBerry Torch 8900 prompted me to put the devices to the test. If you want to know more about my impressions of the […]

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