Groove Summit in France

Another quick, get the word out moment here at the Groove Advisor Blog. One of our partners has a scheduled event around Groove in Paris. Here are the details: cost FREE Date September 25th, 2008 Time 2 to 6 PM Location 148 rue de l’Université at Paris Please visit the web site here for details…


Solution Development in Groove 2007

In our last blog post we talked about our overall goals for future releases of Microsoft Office Groove continuing to better inter-operate with and complement Office SharePoint. This post will summarize the solution development options available today in Groove 2007 and some of our early thinking about solution development in Groove longer term. Releasing Groove…

Searching for a Groove Search solution?

We hear the request all the time — “How do I search my workspaces?” You’ve probably noticed that there is no indexed search solution inside of Microsoft Office Groove 2007.  Fast forward a couple years to the next release, and I hope we’ll provide you a Windows Desktop Search integrated feature.  In the meantime, though,…

GrooveIt v2 reviewed

You might have read my earlier post on GrooveIt, a little app from Hommes and Process  that neatly connects Microsoft Groove 2007 and Outlook.  My colleague Simon recently tested out GrooveIT v2 and provides the following report.  Thanks Simon! –abbott link to this article: I thought I would give you an initial overview / beta…

New Office Groove blog from our partner in France

Hommes and Process is a longtime Microsoft Groove partner.  Most recently, they have published a paper on using Groove and SharePoint, available in french, and soon to be translated in English.  Fabrice Barbin, co-founder of H&P, recently attended a weeklong conference focused on developing the Microsoft Office Groove certification exam, due out in October 2007.  I…


Free Personal Backup Tool for Groove 2007 Available

Free Personal Backup Tool for Groove 2007 Available  ThreeWill has updated their personal backup solution for Groove.   The updated version  is a simple command-line based utility for backing up Groove workspaces.  More backup options are described in this whitepaper on the download center. –abbott link to this article:  


Field Tested Tools: Toucan Navigate for Groove

Field-Tested Applications for your Organization Mapping Tools The folks at InfoPatterns have a long history with Groove.  (Side note: I’ll take some pride of ownership in initiating Tim Boyd into Groove several years ago as his TS).  One great app they developed addresses “Geo-collaboration” – that is, collaborative teams that need to work with geospatial data.  Toucan Navigate integrates geo-spatial data…


How to use Groove with VSTO

In another great example of how to build apps on top of the Groove platform, Paul Stubbs provides guidance on integrating Groove into Outlook using VSTO.   If you don’t want to build it, but you do want to try Groove/Outlook integration, Hommes & Process has productized a Groove/Outlook integration calleed GrooveIT!  A free trial is available….