Savings for Microsoft Certification

Thinking about 2009, and what Microsoft Certification I may work towards if any.  Ideally, Microsoft Certified Master SharePoint, but I don’t think my company is going to pay for that.  I’ve considered MCITP: Enterprise Administrator, but right now I’m on the fence. Regardless, for those that ARE working towards a certification there are some really…

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12 Days of SharePoint

(to the tune of "12 days of Christmas"…) On the twelfth day of Sharing, my SharePoint sent to me Twelve master pages Eleven site collections Ten site templates Nine BI dashboards Eight blogs a-blogging Seven search keywords Six wiki pages Five content types Four different libraries Three web parts Two task lists And a lost…

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SharePoint Enlists – Sir, Yes Sir!

I came across a recent article that spoke to SharePoint becoming the collaboration tool of choice for Military organizations across the world.  Being a veteran, this really intrigues me.  I recently finished a project implementing MOSS for a financial organization and I always had that extra "am I secure?" thought going through my mind.  I…

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SharingThePoint.com (SharePoint Blog) Go-Live

Today I launched my new blog on SharePoint at www.sharingthepoint.com. All of the pertinent posts from my old blog (http://weblogs.asp.net/danlewis/) have been migrated, as well as the majority of the comments.  The only thing that didn’t migrate too well was the date of the comments… but I can live with that. As the year 2008…

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URL Decoder/Encoder – GUID Converter

What a great little tool by Eric Meyer.  Input a nasty looking URL string, and it will make it into something that you can read.  To explain the possible benefit, let me show you what I used it for. In SharePoint, when viewing a list’s settings you can see the guid for the list in…

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OneNote to rule them all

Okay, silly title but I couldn’t resist.  :)   I’m a big fan of OneNote, and after exploring the features and a trial run of using it as my sole source for note taking, I became hooked.  Actually, I don’t remember the last time that I even carried an actual notebook around. There are a couple…

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