Free SharePoint community event by BIWUG (Sept 8th)

The Belgian Information Worker User Group (BIWUG) has announced their next session about SharePoint 2010 on Thursday September 8th 2011 in Huizingen at RealDolmen. Agenda 18:00-18:30 Welcome 18:30-19:30 SQL Server for SharePoint Geeks (speaker: Thomas Vochten) 19:30-19:45 Break 19:45-20:45 Office 365 – but mainly SharePoint Online – from a technical perspective (speaker: Joris Poelmans) Location…


Free eBook: Microsoft Office 365 – Connect and Collaborate Virtually Anywhere, Anytime

Microsoft Press announced that they are offering Microsoft Office 365: Connect and Collaborate Virtually Anywhere, Anytime by Katherine Murray, as a free eBook. You can read the full announcement at the Microsoft Press blog. Table of contents Part I Finding Your Place in the Cloud Chapter 1 What’s Happening with the World of Work? Chapter…


Office 365 @ TechEd 2011 Greatest Hits

Some great sessions on Office 365 from TechEd 2011 North America: Overview Microsoft Office 365: The Future of Productivity, Eron Kelly Microsoft SharePoint Online Overview, Mark Kashman Microsoft Lync 2010: In the Cloud, Ziv Fass Developer Collaboration in the Cloud with SharePoint: A New World of Productivity, Eron Kelly Developing Collaboration Solutions in the Cloud…


Duet Enterprise for SharePoint and SAP: virtual launch summit (1 Feb 2011)

Duet Enterprise is a highly anticipated product that blends SAP applications with Microsoft SharePoint to empower information workers with unified and simplified access to data. Join Microsoft and SAP as we introduce this new product through a one-day, worldwide virtual summit on February 1, 2011. More info and registration at


SharePoint 2010 Communities presentations

SharePoint 2010 Communities enables people to work together in ways that are most effective for them, by providing collaboration tools that anyone can use to share ideas, find people and expertise, and locate business information. Microsoft SharePoint 2010: SharePoint  Communities: Bringing People Together Use this presentation to introduce the SharePoint 2010 Communities capability to technical…


Videos from Tech·Ed Europe 2010

The session recordings of TechEd Europe 2010 are now available online. Here are already the top 10 best rated sessions of TechEd Online, but you’ll find many more on the website: The Case of the Unexplained, 2010: Troubleshooting with Mark Russinovich Useful Hacker Techniques: Which Part of Hackers’ Knowledge Will Help You in … Open…


TechNet and MSDN over the Summer Learning Activities

Even though it’s summer, the MSDN and TechNet teams are not relaxing on a sunny beach. Instead they are providing you some nice learning materials to sharpen your technical skills. And it doesn’t have to take a lot of your time; they start with info that can be digested in a few minutes already… The…


Connect Outlook to Facebook and Windows Live

  After the LinkedIn for Outlook Social Connector, we have recently announced you can plug Facebook and Windows Live into Outlook via the Outlook Social Connector. Read more about the Facebook and Windows Live Outlook Social Connector at the Microsoft Office team blog. You can also download the providers directly: Microsoft Social Connector Provider for…


Economic Impact Of Implementing Microsoft’s Productivity Platform (by Forrester)

Forrester Consulting study commissioned by Microsoft to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of collectively deploying Office 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, Exchange 2010 and Communications Server 2007 R2 in their organizations. Download the report “Total Economic Impact of Implementing Microsoft’s Producitivity Platform”.


Free ‘patterns & practices’ Guide on Developing for SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 introduces rich new areas of functionality that create more choices and fresh opportunities for developers and solution architects. Sandboxed solutions, new options for data modeling and data access, and new client programming models with Silverlight and Ajax integration offer a step change in what you can accomplish with SharePoint applications. This guidance provides…