Office and SharePoint; Better Together – Part 5: Workflows on Documents

In this series of blog posts, I will be highlighting some of the integration between Office 2007 and SharePoint Server 2007. If this topic interests you, I highly recommend reading the Microsoft Office Programs and SharePoint Products and Technologies Integration – Fair, Good, Better, Best whitepaper, available from microsoft.com/downloads.   The fifth aspect of integration…


Office and SharePoint; Better Together – Part 4: Document Versioning

  In this series of blog posts, I will be highlighting some of the integration between Office 2007 and SharePoint Server 2007. If this topic interests you, I highly recommend reading the Microsoft Office Programs and SharePoint Products and Technologies Integration – Fair, Good, Better, Best whitepaper, available from microsoft.com/downloads.   The fourth aspect of…


Office and SharePoint; Better Together – Part 2: Document Check In/ Check Out

In this series of blog posts, I will be highlighting some of the integration between Office 2007 and SharePoint Server 2007. If this topic interests you, I highly recommend reading the Microsoft Office Programs and SharePoint Products and Technologies Integration – Fair, Good, Better, Best whitepaper, available from microsoft.com/downloads.   The second aspect of integration…


Office and SharePoint; Better Together – Part 1: Document Workspaces

SharePoint is an amazing product – it acts as a collaboration, portal, search, content management and business intelligence tool. However, as with most Microsoft technologies., SharePoint’s capability and functionality is significantly increased when it is integrated with other technologies in the Microsoft stack.   By combining the capabilities of SharePoint Server 2007 and Office 2007,…


SharePoint is the Answer!

Some time ago, my colleague Jess Meats recorded a parody quiz show to highlight some of the key features of SharePoint. It’s well worth watching if you have 3 minutes to spare and fancy a little light relief!  


SharePoint Training Days – London and Reading dates

My fellow Partner Technology Specialist, Jess Meats, is hosting SharePoint training sessions for Microsoft Partners. The training sessions are intended as a broad, high-level introduction to the capabilities and value of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. At the end of the session, partners should have a better understanding of the…


Information and Resources for new (and established!) Partners

We all know that there are just too many resources and too much information available from Microsoft – endless streams of websites, online and classroom training, Microsoft employees… It can be a real challenge trying to find the correct, relevant information!   To try and solve this, Jessica Meats (a fellow Partner Technology Specialist), Hayley…


Partner Learning Paths

There’s an awful lot of information available from Microsoft! Too much, I’m sure some partners would say! The sheer volume of resources, training courses, exams and specialisations can be overwhelming for new Microsoft partners, or even for existing partners looking to include a new technology area in their offering. One of my colleagues, Jessica Meats,…

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Get SharePoint Specialised! – Exam 70-630: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuring

I’ve recently gained the rather grand accreditation of Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) by passing the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Configuration exam, and I encourage all technical employees of Microsoft partners who work with SharePoint (in any capacity) to do the same! If you already regularly use of most of SharePoint’s features (sites, dashboards,…


Sharepoint Online

Just when you thought Sharepoint could not possibly be any more fantastic, Microsoft announce the release of Sharepoint Online!   This is a hosted service, which means customers no longer need to worry about deployment, configuration and management of Sharepoint server farms, but can still make use of the excellent collaboration and information sharing possibilities…

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