Anybody who’s used SharePoint knows that it is incredibly adaptive and can be used to accomplish a wide variety of tasks. This is both its best strength and worst weakness. One of the biggest problems that companies run into with … Read More

 

In my last post, I discussed the various capabilities of SharePoint, and I’m going to cover each over time.  SharePoint does a lot of things, but one of the key out-of-box functions of SharePoint is content management.  When … Read More

 

 Many potential iPad killers have come and gone, but if any company has the resources and experience to actually surpass Apple in sales, it would be Microsoft. It would not be the first time Microsoft has beat out Apple in … Read More

 

You’re probably wondering what the title to this post is all about. Let me explain.

SharePoint is a unique product offering from Microsoft in that it can do so many things. Microsoft Exchange handles mail and calendars, Lync does internal … Read More

 

The single biggest question people have been asking me about SharePoint 2010 is “should I use SharePoint Search or FAST Search?”.  Many people wondered why they should have to pay more for top-quality search tools.

Well, all of the … Read More

 

The creator and CEO of Soulsailor Consulting, Ant Clay, is a SharePoint consultant who is known to use the Socratic method on his clients, asking them “why” until they eventually give in and admit they don’t know. CMS Wire recently … Read More

 

Nowadays it’s rare to come across a school that doesn’t have at least one class with a virtual learning environment (VLE). VLEs allow schools to share assignments, class schedules, reading materials, and even offer quizzes and tests via the internet … Read More

 

Understanding SharePoint 2013 Communities

If you have ever used an online discussion forum, you probably already have a good understanding of what these communities are going to look like. Essentially, you will be able to use an internal bulletin board system to harness existing … Read More

 

Everybody knows about Office, but SharePoint is in many ways a more revolutionary product. The less well known offspring of Microsoft was also the fastest to earn over $1 billion in sales. Its success rests on its ability to foster … Read More

 

When I first saw the news that SharePoint 2013 would not include the Design View, I thought it was a joke.  By removing Design View, it takes away a tool that allows power users to make changes to the system … Read More