User Training Pains?

Microsoft has developed the Productivity Hub to help support your ongoing end user training efforts. The Hub is a SharePoint Server 2007 site collection that serves as a learning community and is fully customizable. It provides a central place for your training efforts, and includes training content from Microsoft’s core products. Microsoft also provides ongoing…

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Loads of updates!

Hi all, I was just reading through Stefan’s blog and I can’t recommend it highly enough! It’s got a lot of detail for people willing to upgrade and good technical coverage of SharePoint 2010. I can’t even hope to keep up with him 🙂 So, I’ll do the next best thing. I’ll put the RSS…

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Getting Started with SharePoint as an End User

Hi All,   Very often I get caught up in the exotic concerns about SharePoint; questions about disaster recovery, geo replication, list size management and others. So back to the basics. What can I do with SharePoint. Here are some readiness tools. I’ll do my best to post more around SharePoint 2007 and how end…

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SharePoint Goodies

Today I spent 30 mins looking through some hits on the bing query: SharePoint Codeplex just for the heck of it. Found a real bunch of goodies and I’ll be trying some of them out really soon. The amount of effort that’s been put here is really awesome! 1. Faceted Search: http://facetedsearch.codeplex.com/ 2. Podcasting Kit…

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Some new blog posts on Office & SharePoint

Source: http://blogs.technet.com/blogms/ Office Applications  Office 2010  Website | RSS Feed Office 2010: Visuals and Branding  – 11-Dec-2009 Digital Signatures in Office 2010  – 08-Dec-2009 Office Access  Website | RSS Feed Resize forms with ShrinkerStretcher v11.0  – 11-Dec-2009 Use late binding to improve the performance of tabbed forms  – 09-Dec-2009 Office Excel and Excel Services  Website…

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Tech Week and our Community Contributors

This week @ Microsoft Egypt we’ve been delivering Tech Week. While it’s not a brand new idea, it’s the first time we’re delivering something of this sort in Egypt. The concept is pretty simple. We have rooms with 2 parallel tracks with sessions on SharePoint, SQL, Exchange, Security, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Win7. And…

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Sharepoint Courses for Web Development

Twice in two days I was asked the same question so here’s my answer: I’m starting with the pre-requisite that your team has advanced knowledge of ASP.NET development. Introduction to SharePoint Server 2007 For Developer who works with Office SharePoint Server 2007 to build Web portals and integrate business applications: MCTS: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server…

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SharePoint tools

I found this amazing directory with tools for SharePoint. Some of these tools are quite useful and free! Great list for an integrator or SharePoint customer. These tools should help you increase your ROI by delivering even more value to your people. http://www.sharepointreviews.com/

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Impressive Community Webparts for SharePoint

I was looking for something around discussions on codeplex. Did not find that, but I was totally blown away by these two webparts – Kudos to the guys who made ‘em. They make life so easy! So they are ChartParts – build out a list, fill it up with data and hey presto, now you…

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K.I.S.S.

Recently in a personal review I got from my colleagues, I got the feedback that I need to simplify, simplify and simplify! So noting that here’s some really simple stuff you can do with SharePoint – hehe.. I think you’ll understand their feeling soon. Using SharePoint instead of Email Attachments: http://www.toddklindt.com/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=109 How to manage workflow…

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