SharePoint 2010 Pilot course done but never finished!
We finished the SharePoint pilot course with great reviews from the attendees. On the final day we hit a couple of glitches with excel services which is the web based way of viewing and manipulating Excel spreadsheets. Fortunately most people were able to complete the practical work and see it in action. There was a lot […]
Branding SharePoint, not so fast!
Often developers are given the task of deploying SharePoint and one of the first things they want to do is “not make it look like SharePoint”. I can understand they want to customize the look and feel, but hold on, not so fast! Do we need to brand the web site? I think the natural […]
Testing and Tracking Alpha Issues
Issues This week has been incredibly busy as we carried out the Alpha test of our SharePoint 2010 Introduction course If you are testing and giving feedback about a project, one list you may want to look at is the issues list This allows you to report issues, assign them and track them. Many people […]
Managing Projects and the Secret to SharePoint Success
In this post I am going to show you the new projects list. SharePoint sites are ideal for managing a project. There have been books written about this subject so if you need to do this there is plenty of material available. SharePoint 2010 provides a list known as project tasks. As for any […]
Managing Time with SharePoint Calendars
Using calendars to manage time and resources is a common requirement in many systems and for many reasons. Being able to quickly and easily create calendars and views of events has always been a powerful tool within SharePoint. Often however the out of the calendar features were not sufficient to meet users needs and third […]