A recent survey conducted by Osterman Research, and sponsored by Azaleos Corp, has found that SharePoint costs are higher than most companies expect, but not because of fees paid to Microsoft. Instead, the costs tend to be associated with inadequate … Read More


In this demonstration, you’ll learn about the Rich Media Management functionality within SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Content Management. You’ll also learn about the Asset Library, Metadata Navigation, One-Click Page Creation, and the Media Web Part.

SharePoint Server 2010 combines structured and … Read More


The development of SharePoint and Office 2013 is completed, and is going into manufacturing this month. These versions of Office and SharePoint have been designed to keep up with the changing trends in software, optimized for the cloud, social, and … Read More


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


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


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


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


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