Businesses are understandably resistant to new tools when things already seem to be going well, and may become even more conservative when things take a turn for the worse. That’s one reason why businesses who have heard of SharePoint may Read More

 

Do We REALLY Need Document Management?

Surprisingly, this is a question many of us never think to ask. For most organizations, small and large the signs and symptoms of needing a better way to manage content are far too implicit and isolated to notice. Below are … Read More

 

Step by Step: A BCS Overview

We’re often asked about what SharePoint’s Business Connectivity Service (BCS) in SharePoint 2010 and 2013  can be used for and how difficult it is to set up. While the short answer is pretty simple … Read More

 

Help – We’re not seeing User Ratings in SharePoint!

A common issue unfortunately – yes, it’s great they gave us User Ratings in SharePoint but for cryin’ out loud, how are we supposed to use them?

Let’s look at the Read More

 

For most developers, working with SharePoint in production environments can be quite a mystery. If you’ve ever been hit in the head from behind and turn to see nothing, that’s kind of the feeling. When something goes wrong within a Read More

 

As I mentioned a few weeks back, SharePoint can do a lot of things.  In this post, I’m going to focus on social computing.

Social networking use went mainstream with Facebook**.  For all of its downsides, social networking allows us … Read More

 

I have tested the SharePoint 2013 preview edition’s new Business Intelligence Center. The following are some of my experiences and thoughts while conducting these tests.

At first I created a new SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence site. It`s look and feel … Read More

 

Previously you could store, share, and sync personal files in Microsoft SkyDrive and do the same with professional files in your “Shared Documents” in SharePoint.  In SharePoint 2013, that capability is coming together in SkyDrive Pro.

In the … Read More

 

Microsoft Announces Business-Critical SharePoint Program

Microsoft recently launched the Business-Critical SharePoint (BCSP) partner program and announced SBS Group as a member. This program aims to identify and differentiate software solution/offerings that integrate SharePoint to line-of-business (LOB) systems (including Microsoft Dynamics AX, Dynamics GP, Read More

 

While the big news items around SharePoint 2013 tend to center around social collaboration, the new SharePoint has a whole lot more to offer – easier content management for starters.

Whether you are using SharePoint for an Internet, intranet, or … Read More