Browsing All posts tagged under »SharePoint 2010«

Achieving efficiency, not just best practice

March 22, 2011 by


Efficiency is the name of the game perhaps even more so given the current economic climate. Real Estate business is built on process and governance and companies clearly recognize the imperative of compliance. But compliance does not address a company’s ability to work efficiently. Over the years companies have taken what, at the time, were […]

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-070 / Advisory 2416728 and SharePoint

October 10, 2010 by


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 […]

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

August 30, 2010 by


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 […]

SharePoint 2010, PowerPivot and Visio – Providing Insight into Real Estate Data

July 2, 2010 by


Recently I was asked to put pen to paper, albeit electronically, and provide my thoughts on how the combination of SharePoint 2010, PowerPivot and Visio could potentially provide some much needed relief to the data overload rampant in the Real Estate industry.  Given the broad audience of Realcomm‘s Advisory, from C Level to techies, this piece was intentionally kept at a high level.  Consider this […]

A note on SharePoint and Windows Update KB938444

June 26, 2010 by


A Windows Update security patch (KB938444) has been known to cause a number of issues within a SharePoint farm after its application. Errors such as: – HTTP 404 – Server Error – Cannot connect to the configuration database can appear after applying the patch. You should read Microsoft’s statement on the SharePoint blog and a […]

Building a SharePoint / PowerPivot 2010 Single Server Full Farm Virtual Sandbox

June 25, 2010 by


With being up in the air and on the road more than not, having a portable SharePoint 2010 sandbox environment is a must for me.   The so called disconnected time on the other side of midnight is perfect for exploring SharePoint 2010’s integration with PowerPivot, Visio and Office 2010.  Over the past two days I […]