Sharing knowledge and being social.
Wherever we may be ! Learning tree instructors are located across the world. For each course that we teach we try to share information and provide feedback to each other. As I mentioned in my last post how I am located in Ireland and Dux is in Washington. It’s not always practical or desirable to […]
Application Architectures in Windows Azure, Part 2
So, why would there be a need for different architectural patterns in Windows Azure? One reason is for scalability. While it is still important to separate storage, presentation and business logic as in n-Tier architecture, we must adopt a slightly different approach if we want to achieve the scalability available to us on the cloud platform. […]
What are you deploying? If you think it is SharePoint, you got it wrong!
I have had many discussions with clients that tell me “I am implementing SharePoint” and ask my advice on how to best deploy SharePoint in their organization. I am going to argue they are not deploying SharePoint and I bet they don’t appreciate what they are really deploying. If they did, I think they would […]
Building a Business Analysis Work Plan
I was kicking off a requirements development effort a while back when the project manager asked me for my Business Analysis Work Plan. My what? My BAWP? Sounds like some earned value variable run amok. Seriously, though, there is such a thing and it is becoming more common on projects that recognize the value that […]
Fundamental Concepts at the Heart of SharePoint
SharePoint has several features that can be used in many differing combinations to meet business needs. At its heart SharePoint primarily addresses the need for us to collaborate to produce electronic information then to publish this to a wider audience. The basic structure has not changed in 2010. A Server farm made up of […]