My Top 5 SharePoint Goals for 2011

As we start to close the door on 2010, I’ve been reflecting on what a great year it has been. During the past year we had the official release of SharePoint 2010 and have continued to strengthen our SharePoint community via SharePoint Saturdays and user group meetings. In 2011, I’m looking forward to working with…


Slides from Driving End User Adoption for SharePoint 2010 Webinar Presentation

Thanks to everyone that attended the “driving end user adoption for SharePoint 2010” webinar earlier today. As requested, the slides I presented are linked to below. The recording will also be made available soon on the SharePoint Saturday Boston webinar series site.


Slides from Rochester SharePoint User Group Meeting Last Week

Thanks again to everyone that came out last week for the 1st SharePoint user group meeting in Rochester, NY. We had a great turnout and I really enjoyed the discussion and interaction – as well as the SharePint after! As requested, I’ve posted my “SharePoint 2010 Overview” slides on SkyDrive. You can preview and access…


Upcoming SharePoint Speaking Engagements for November

Over the next 2 weeks I have many SharePoint related speaking engagements scheduled … in addition to my regular meetings and work with customers and partners. The 4 events below are all open to the public …and are at no charge! Hope you can attend some of these. Thursday, November 11 – Rochester New York…


Office 365 … The Next Generation of Microsoft Online Services

Today we announced Office 365, which we believe will define the future of productivity.  Office 365 is a new cloud service from Microsoft that brings enterprise-grade productivity to everyone – helping professionals and smaller organizations get access to enterprise-grade productivity solutions for the first time, and helping larger organizations reduce costs and stay current with…


Congratulations to SharePoint Product Team for Achieving #1 Ranking on Gartner’s 2010 Horizontal Portals Magic Quadrant

Since launch, SharePoint 2010 has experienced strong momentum, particularly in the form of favorable validation from the analyst community.  Gartner recently published a report by Jim Murphy, Gene Phifer, Ray Valdes and Eric Knipp: the 2010 Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals.  In the report, Microsoft not only maintains its Leadership ranking but moves into the…


Northeast SharePoint Saturday and User Group Updates

Building upon the tremendously successful SharePoint Saturday Boston and MA SharePoint user groups, we continue to work with our Partners and the Northeast Developer & Platform Evangelists (Chris Bowen, Jim O’Neil and Dan Stolts) to provide more SharePoint related community events. Below is a summary and update on some of the current, and planned, activities…


Driving SharePoint 2010 End User Adoption–My Slides from SharePoint Saturday Boston

SharePoint Saturday Boston was held this past weekend. It was another amazing event with over 300 people in attendance. It continues to inspire and amaze me that we have so many customers and partners committed and passionate to SharePoint. Think about all of the personal time and effort that was given up to prepare, travel,…


Upcoming SharePoint Digital Marketing Events

Date: 9/14/10 Time: 1 pm PST Title: Search Your Way to Success:  Leveraging SharePoint’s Search Capabilities in Public Web Sites Partner: Ironworks Consulting Abstract: Learning Objectives & Key Takeaways: Objective 1: Understand the key principles of enterprise search. Objective 2: Understand the evolution of search within SharePoint (2007 to 2010). Objective 3: Learn how to…


SharePoint 2010 Search

I recently returned from 3 weeks on the road attending multiple internal Microsoft training events and conferences. I spent the last week of my trip in a deep-dive hands on technical course on using FAST for SharePoint 2010. I was very impressed with this release and what it offers to our customers and partners. For…