Gartner recently released their Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence (BI) Platforms which had Microsoft leading the pack with the greatest completeness of vision and ability to execute on their vision.  According to Gartner researchers, one of the things that set … Read More


Global 360 conducted a survey of SharePoint users in August 2010 and repeated it in January 2011 to draw some interesting comparisons.  One of the things that the survey revealed was that SharePoint 2010 is being more rapidly adopted and … Read More


Business Connectivity Services (BCS), formerly known as Business Data Connectivity Services (BDC), is a feature of SharePoint 2010 that allows organizations to surface external data within SharePoint 2010.  Well, that sounds great, but what does it really mean?

Imagine you … Read More


At the beginning of each year, InfoWorld presents the “Technology of the Year” awards to the hardware, software, and development tools that earned the highest marks in reviews and product comparisons by their editors and reviewers.  These awards reflect the … Read More


If you’ve caught wind of Microsoft Office 365, you may wonder what makes it so different than the more standard Microsoft Office 2010. In a nutshell, Office 365 takes all of the original Microsoft Office functionality and moves it into … Read More


Today’s business leaders are consistently challenged with how to be more customized, more rapid, and more engaged with their customers while still driving down transaction costs and associated overheads.  Meeting this challenge means enabling more productive alignment of sales and … Read More


With multiple versions of SharePoint 2010 available, including one that is free, it can be difficult for users to determine which version will meet all of their needs. This article addresses this issue by outlining some of the more popular features and which investment level is required to get them.

When it comes to connecting information workers with the information they need to do their jobs, Microsoft SharePoint 2010 has two options, both of which provide a highly personalized, efficient, and effective search experience for end-users, IT professionals, and developers … Read More


We all know that SharePoint is a collaboration tool but here are some real-life examples of how companies can deploy SharePoint Sites that will increase productivity and increase the value of your current ERP and CRM solution. Here are the … Read More


One of the main pillars of SharePoint is its ability to store and share various documents, ensuring that your documents have proper metadata information and navigation can be of great assistance to your and others in your organization when it … Read More