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A Sense of Insecurity

Scott Jamison posted a blog follow-up to a session I recently presented at SPTechCon in Boston. I explained how you can drop a document into a document library, at which point the content organizer takes over and moves the document … Continue reading

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SPTechCon Recap (and download links)

I’m back home after a wonderful and exhausting SharePoint Technical Conference. I go to these conferences for three main reasons: To learn (there’s no better way to avoid pain than learning from the hard-won knowledge of others) To speak (giving … Continue reading

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Best Practice: Attend the Best Practices Conference

Sometimes, when I am a few weeks away from speaking at a conference, a friend in the town where I’m going may write to me to say: What times are you speaking? Maybe we can meet up right after your … Continue reading

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Hi-Fi? Lo-Fi? WTFi?

Erik Swenson has published a post showing his phenomenal collection of wireframes for SharePoint 2010. I remember when he showed me his SharePoint 2007 wireframes in Montreal last year and being blown away. Erik’s approach is to go super Hi-Fi. By … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 – Decks, Highs and Videotape

It’s been a couple of weeks since the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas wrapped up and I’ve had some time to recover from the #ShareFlu and think a bit about what I saw and heard. Microsoft used SPC09 to take … Continue reading

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Why are SharePoint conferences so much fun? (My Best Practices ’09 recap)

I just got back from the Best Practices 2009 conference in Washington D.C. and I was sitting here asking myself why SharePoint events are so much more fun than just about any other IT related event I’ve attended over the … Continue reading

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This is NOT your Daddy's SharePoint Conference

I love going to conferences. I get clues for new approaches, tips to save time or try a new feature and, sometimes, a bit of deeper insight that turns me into a better consultant and helps me to make my … Continue reading

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No one's going to thank you for SharePoint Dial-Tone

…yes, this is about governance (Warning, shameless self promotion will appear at the bottom of this post: Reader discretion is advised.) From the phone company’s point of view, if they provide you with dial-tone and then connect your call, they … Continue reading

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Free SharePoint Conference in Toronto

        You want to attend one of the big conferences this year, don’t you? You want to hear SharePoint experts speak so that you can get great new ideas and you like bumping into fellow SharePointers for … Continue reading

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Great Turn-Out at the Toronto SharePoint Camp

These types of events have often been very technically focused, so I wasn’t sure how many people would turn out for my sessions on “Mind Mapping Tools for the Information Architect” and “Effective Requirements Gathering Workshops – How to organize … Continue reading

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