SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Search IT Professional Training

  This has been a big month for Enterprise Search content! The following comprehensive, advanced training series is now available on TechNet, covering both SharePoint Server 2010 and FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint. The online, self-paced training is intended to help IT professionals deploy enterprise search with SharePoint at full scale, and be capable…


Case study: Edgenet and self-service business intelligence

The Case Study: Edgenet Realizes the Power of Dynamic IT and Self-Service BI white paper is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center. Edgenet is a network that provides data to retailers, suppliers, and consumers to improve sales and customer satisfaction. The case study describes how the Edgenet IT department made best use of…


Plan Windows PowerShell permissions

Some organizations may want tight control over who is able to run Windows PowerShell cmdlets. This post gives an overview to the permissions required to run a SharePoint 2010 Products for Windows PowerShell cmdlet or script and issues to consider before a user is granted permission by an administrator. In SharePoint Products and Technologies, the…


Overview of PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer

PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer, which is included with PerformancePoint Services in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, is a tool that you can use to create powerful dashboards in your organization. If PerformancePoint Services is configured and you have the necessary permissions, you can create and use a dashboard to display performance across an organization, such as the…


Updated guidance for configuring profile synchronization

I’ve updated the instructions for setting up profile sync, and the revised Configure profile synchronization topic was published on Sept. 30. Quite a few folks are running into trouble with profile sync, so I wanted to publish the topic quickly. Here’s a rundown on what is covered and what isn’t: The following areas are covered…