Will you be in D.C. on October 18th? If so, you should attend the first SharePoint Leadership Forum. Speakers like Dan Holme, Ed Hild, and Sadalit Van Buren will make this an event that shouldn't be missed. - Dooley
Top News Stories
Why I Don't Need SharePoint (AIIM)
Let’s get this out of the way right from the start: I don’t use Microsoft SharePoint. I’m not saying that it’s a bad product or that it doesn’t satisfy anyone, quite the opposite in fact. SharePoint is a good product, serving millions of customers and at the same time a nice platform upon which a lot of developers are making a living building extensions and selling integration services. It is especially interesting in full Microsoft shops, where it integrates natively with Microsoft Windows and Office, and allows customers to have a single vendor to deal with. The main problem is that SharePoint is a tool trying to satisfy many demands to once including file sharing, content discovery, document management, collaboration, web content management, web site building and some social tools. A more focused solution might be a better choice as a complex platform may also be a burden for IT to deal with. This article is really about looking at the SharePoint alternatives, and why you may want to consider them.
The Path from Fileshare to SharePoint
One of the major complaints about SharePoint is that, while it contains the potential for expanded business productivity and automation, within many organizations it has become yet another file share. While that may be true, the primary difference is that, unlike those old file shares, SharePoint has the potential to be expanded upon. It is the sleeping giant in the organization. And funny enough, one of the major trends these days is movement of old network file shares and their vast volumes of unstructured data into SharePoint.
Will You Miss SharePoint Designer Design View in SharePoint 2013? (WindowsITPro)
Marc Anderson started a thread recently on a Microsoft forum: "SharePoint Designer 2013's Missing Design View." If you're in the trenches of SharePoint, you might not have noticed the lack, but it's made a stir among SharePoint MVPs and other community leaders.
Patch Tuesday Includes Shocking Update for IE9 (PCWorld)
Time flies. More than half of 2012 has already passed, and now—with the Independence Day festivities behind us—we turn our attention to the seventh Patch Tuesday of the year. There are nine new security bulletins expected from Microsoft next week, including a critical update for Internet Explorer 9.
Windows 8 Desktop Mode, Office 2013: Touch-unfriendly (OSNews)
The Verge published a video demonstrating how desktop mode and Office 2013 - a desktop application - work on Windows RT, the ARM version of Windows 8. The video showed a desktop mode that clearly didn't work well for touch, and even Office 2013, which has a rudimentary touch mode built-in, didn't work properly either. It looked and felt clunky, often didn't respond properly, and even showed touch lag.
Is Windows 8 Phone Confusion Good for Microsoft? (ZDNet)
In the run-up to Nokia's Windows Phone 8 announcements, much of the mainstream media talked about prospects for the new devices — calling them not Windows Phone 8 but Windows 8. Is that a confusion that does more good or harm? Windows Phone 8 has the Windows 8 kernel and some of the programming interfaces, which is why Steve Ballmer said at the Nokia 920 launch that "we bring a developer platform and the Store in a common way to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8".
Windows 8 'Doesn't Move the Needle' on Security, Says Symantec (ComputerWorld)
Symantec said Windows 8 "doesn't move the needle much" on security as it rolled out new versions of its antivirus software and promised to provide users with several so-called "Modern" apps for the new operating system. On Wednesday, the security developer released new versions of its consumer titles Norton AntiVirus, Norton Internet Security and Norton 360.
Around the Blogosphere
The Rules of SharePoint Troubleshooting (Wictor Wilén - SharePoint MCA, MCM and MVP)
For some reason I get a lot of questions in my inbox about different SharePoint problems people have. I don’t mind, as long as they are polite. If I have time I do try to help out, but sometimes time is not enough. I’m sorry if I don’t answer all of them. But in order to help more people I have compiled a set of rules for SharePoint Troubleshooting.
Verify SharePoint 2010 Upgrade localupgradestatus (SharePoint Comic)
When upgrading to SharePoint 2010 from SharePoint 2007, there are lots of things you can before upgrading to resolve issues itself prior to upgrading. And there are things you can do after upgrade to verify upgrade went okay as well. Obviously, there needs to be involvement from the end users to check the sites and verify that things upgraded well. As an administrator, you have things available to you after the upgrade such as the upgrade logs and the upgrade status page in Central Administration. There is one additional method that a lot of people don’t know about and it’s the stsadm command localupgradestatus.
Drag and Drop SharePoint Documents to the Recycle Bin (Part 1) (NothingButBranding)
Looking at the basic interface elements of a team site in SharePoint 2010, we can notice that the recycling bin is used like on a Windows desktop. When items are deleted, they usually go through the recycling bin first before being truly removed from the system. The functionality is the same but the interaction is different. In SharePoint 2010, you have to find the context menu related to your item and select “Delete” option from it
SharePoint 2013 Permissions And Levels Of Administration (ARB Security Solutions)
There should be a corresponding administration group in place for most of the levels of the server site with regards to the hierarchy. The administrative groups have administrative permissions at different levels.
Around Bamboo Nation
Configuring Bamboo SP Analyzer (The Bamboo Team Blog)
Now that we have successfully installed and activated the Bamboo SP Analyzer solution, it's time to configure the account that Bamboo SP Analyzer will use. The reports generated by the Web Part Auditor are produced by a crawl performed on the Content databases. As a result, Bamboo SP Analyzer requires at least Read access to all SharePoint Content Databases.
SharePoint Job Listings*
SharePoint Engineer - Germantown, MD
The SharePoint Administrator manages all aspects of company's SharePoint environment(s), including design, architecture, availability, reliability, performance, monitoring and security. This position plays an integral part in the development of strategies for optimal use of SharePoint within the organization. Administrator must be able to work with very little supervision in a highly charged and fast paced environment.
Senior SharePoint Engineer/Administrator - Washington, DC
SharePoint Engineer/Administrator will work as part of a SharePoint engineering team responsible for oversight and operations of multiple production and pre-production SharePoint 2007 farms. Will engineer SharePoint and integrated software infrastructure solutions based on complex technical requirements from development teams. Provide recommendations for application design based on SharePoint best practices to development teams to ensure the performance and stability of the farm, as well as perform all farm level administration for application development, test, and production farms.
Publish a Database to a SharePoint Site (Microsoft)
When you publish a database to a SharePoint site, you can share the data with other people who use the SharePoint site while you continue to use Access as the front end for the forms, reports, and queries in the database. There are two ways that you can work with a published database. If you are a database designer, you can build queries, forms, and reports that use the data from the SharePoint site. If you are a database user, you can use Access to enter, view, and analyze data from the SharePoint site.
- September 11, Online - Bamboo SharePoint Workflow Conductor Webinar
- September 11, Online - Bamboo Knowledge Management Webinar
- September 12, Online - Five Ways to Prepare for SharePoint 2013 – Choose Code-Free Customization
- September 13, Online - Bamboo SharePoint Project Management Central Webinar
- September 13, Online - Bamboo SharePoint Community Central Webinar
- September 15, Nairobi, Kenya - Sharing the Point
- September 15, Nairobi, Kenya - SharePoint Saturday
- September 17, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - Sharing the Point
- September 18, Online - Bamboo SharePoint Project Management Central Webinar
- September 18, Online - American Family Insurance Uses Social to Drive Communications
- September 19, Online - Understanding SharePoint 2013 and the Social Landscape
- September 19th, Online - Developer Crash Course Webinar
- September 20, Online - Bamboo SharePoint Project Management Central Webinar
- September 20, Online - Bamboo SharePoint Time Tracking & Management Webinar
- September 21, Washington, D.C. - SharePoint 2013 Preview Tour
- September 22, Manchester, New Hampshire - SharePoint Saturday
- September 22, Redmond, Washington - SharePoint Saturday
- September 25, Online - Bamboo SharePoint Project Management Central Webinar
- September 25-27, Chicago, Illinois - SharePoint Fest
- September 29, Troy, Michigan - SharePoint Saturday
- October 3, Online - Five Ways to Prepare for SharePoint 2013 – Perform Inventory and Analysis
- October 3, Chicago, Illinois - SharePoint 2013 Preview Tour
- October 6, Bend, Oregon - SharePoint Saturday
- October 6, San Antonio, Texas - SharePoint Saturday
- October 12, New York, New York - SharePoint 2013 Preview Tour
- October 13, Sacramento, California - SharePoint Saturday
- October 13, Tampa, Florida - SharePoint Saturday
- October 18, Washington, D.C. - SharePoint Leadership Forum
- October 18, Chicago, Illinois - SharePoint 2013 Preview Tour
- October 22-23, Stockholm, Sweden - SharePoint & Exchange Forum 2012
- October 27, Cincinnati, Ohio - SharePoint Saturday
- November 3, Bloomington, Minnesota - SharePoint Saturday
- November 7, Online - Five Ways to Prepare for SharePoint 2013 – Implement Data Externalization
- November 12-15, Las Vegas, Nevada - Microsoft SharePoint Conference
- December 1, South Florida - SharePoint Saturday
- December 5, Online - Five Ways to Prepare for SharePoint 2013 – Consolidate Content
- December 8, Nottingham, UK - SharePoint Saturday
- September 11-12, Nashville, Tennessee – Introduction to SharePoint Foundation 2010 – SharePoint Solutions
- September 11-14, Nashville, Tennessee – Introduction to SharePoint Server 2010 – SharePoint Solutions
- September 12-13, Online - Nintex Workflow 2010 Online Training - SusQtech
- September 14, Online - Bamboo Select - Bamboo Solutions
- September 17-21, Dulles, Virginia - SharePoint 2010 Super User Week Training - SusQtech
- September 18-21, Dallas, Texas – InfoPath 2010/SharePoint 2010 Workflow Deep Dive – SharePoint Solutions
- September 19, Online - Project Management Central (3.0) Application Administrative Training - Part 1 - Bamboo Solutions
- September 25, Online - Project Management Central End User Training - Bamboo Solutions
- October 2, Online - Workflow Conductor Designer Training - Bamboo Solutions
- October 9-12, Nashville, Tennessee – InfoPath 2010/SharePoint 2010 Workflow Deep Dive – SharePoint Solutions
- October 12, Online - Bamboo Select - Bamboo Solutions
- October 17, Online - Project Management Central (3.0) Application Administrative Training - Part 1 - Bamboo Solutions
- October 23, Online - Project Management Central End User Training - Bamboo Solutions
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Sep 10 2012, 07:45 AM
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As Marketing Lead for Bamboo Solutions, Chris Dooley is responsible for overseeing all marketing efforts made towards identifying, creating, and evaluating strategies to promote the services and products offered by the company. He brings more than eight years of marketing experience to his position, with a strong focus on social media marketing stemming from his time of employment with America Online prior to Bamboo Solutions. During his time with AOL as a Senior Program Manager, Chris was responsible for creating the advertising processes for AOL Messaging and Social Media and co- founded AOL’s ComicsAlliance. In his role as Marketing Lead for Bamboo Solutions, he continues to carry out his extensive knowledge of social media marketing by establishing the need for the company’s products and services worldwide through emphasizing and initiating global marketing efforts. Chris studied Programming at Georgia Perimeter College.