Got Burning SharePoint Questions? Read the Tips, See the Webcasts, Ask the Experts…

Written by Inna Gordin. Posted in Editors' Thoughts

Today, a joined SharePoint community site is born: Secrets of SharePoint. The site offers Microsoft SharePoint best practice information and educational materials for SharePoint administrators, developers and users. It embraces and extends the rich content provided over the last two years in the “Secrets of SharePoint” educational webcast series held by Idera, and offers a place for SharePoint administrators, users and developers to go when they need answers to their SharePoint questions.

"Secrets of SharePoint" gives members the unique opportunity to ask questions of and get advice from “Experts in Residence”. These SharePoint experts will also share tips, post blogs and host webcasts with helpful news and how-to’s for SharePoint. ...

Andy Dale's SharePoint Award Winners 2010

Written by Andy Dale. Posted in Editors' Thoughts

All the votes have been counted and four SharePoint experts from around the globe have awarded their scores. Just to clarify the scoring system follows the Strictly Come Dancing format. The first half of the score comes from the votes cast on website (amazingly over 6000 unique votes were cast). The finalist who received the highest number of votes in each category was given 5 points, then second highest got 4 and so on.

SPTechCon San Francisco - Recap

Written by Mike Ferrara. Posted in Editors' Thoughts

Rather than bore you with a long-winded recap of the conference, I’m giving you a short and sweet highlight of what I thought was important. And since I’m a huge fan of top 10s, 8s or anything “top”, that’s pretty much what I’ve provided here. You’ve probably heard a lot of this stuff already, like I have, but there have been some newer things that were talked about since the public beta was released. And it never hurts to re-read things regarding SharePoint 2010, as it can be quite difficult to remember everything.

Visit us during Microsoft’s SharePoint Conference 2009 in Las Vegas

Written by Mike Ferrara. Posted in Editors' Thoughts

In just a few short days, SharePoint Conference 2009 (SPC09) will finally be upon us. Not only is this the biggest and most important SharePoint conference on the calendar, but this year's conference signifies the lifting of that pesky SharePoint 2010 NDA. We've all been salivating at the tidbits of information and screenshots that have been shared so far by Microsoft, so next week will be a bit overwhelming. The conference recently sold out, and there will be an expected 7,000+ attendees crammed onto the strip! If you've got an "STSADM rules!" coffee mug or a 12 hive shortcut on your desktop, then you're probably going to be at this conference.

Critical Path Training Launched

Written by Mike Ferrara. Posted in Editors' Thoughts

This week during TechEd, Ted Pattison and Andrew Connell are officially announcing their new joint venture, Critical Path Training. The new company is an "evolution of Ted Pattison Group which built its reputation as the industry leader in advanced technical training with SharePoint 2007". Joined by other industry experts, they plan to make Critical Path Training the de facto standard for SharePoint education.

Andy's 25 Advent SharePoint Tips

Written by Andy Dale. Posted in Editors' Thoughts

1st Site Templates - Try to encourage a uniform look to your SharePoint Sites by creating a Site Template. Just create a normal Site then click Site Actions - Site Settings - Save As Site Template. Give it a suitable name then the next time you create a site you will find it under the tab 'Custom'... 

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