SharePoint End-User Training Available!

The final and complete edition of the end-user Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training is now broadly available! The training comes with rich set of videos, tutorials and articles that help end users learn the basics of SharePoint. The kit can be installed directly to individual machines (stand alone edition), or directly onto a SharePoint environment…

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My Personal Space and Blog

These days, most of our information and announcements come in the form of our SharePoint Team Blog @ http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint. I think a team blog is a great way to communicate information about a specific technology and provides many different perspectives. As a result of having a team blog *and* as a result of me focusing…

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Office SharePoint Server SP1

We posted a blog entry late last week describing what SP1 will contain. Though we’ve provided a preview of SP1, the only public comment we’ve made about SP1 availability is that SP1 will release by early calendar year 2008. That means it can release anytime between now and Q1 of 2008.

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Recent SharePoint Search Announcements

I wanted to quickly update everyone on a few key announcements and upcoming releases that were recently posted about here in the space of SharePoint Search. For starters, the Release Candidate of Microsoft Search Server Express is available for download from http://www.microsoft.com/enterprisesearch. Expect that to release, along with Microsoft Search Server (MSS) 2008, in the…

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My Top 5 SharePoint Resources to Bookmark

Besides Microsoft.com, MSDN and TechNet, here are 5 SharePoint resources I recommend bookmarking/subscribing to: SharePoint Team Blog http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint  SharePointPedia built on SharePoint technology! [new] http://www.sharepointpedia.com CodePlex http://www.codeplex.com/Project/ProjectDirectory.aspx?TagName=Sharepoint Community Kit for SharePoint (CKS) Accessibility Kit for SharePoint (AKS) SharePoint Community Portal http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/sharepoint SharePoint Forums http://www.mssharepointforums.com

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TechEd IT Forum

I just finished presenting the SharePoint kick-off session @ IT Forum in Barcelona. Here’s a pointer to my PowerPoint Presentation.

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European SharePoint Customer Visits

I’m in Europe for the next couple weeks meeting customers, partners and presenting at IT Forum. I got to London a few days ago and met a number of SharePoint customers in the London office. Mark Harrison is hosting me in the UK. This upcoming week, I’m visiting customers with my General Manager, Kirk Koenigsbauer,…

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The Long Tail of Content and SharePoint Technology

Chris Anderson wrote a very interesting article in the October 2004 issue of Wired Magazine titled “The Long Tail”. The idea in his article, effectively, is that traditional businesses (Blockbuster and Barnes & Nobles to name a couple) have certain physical constraints that all brick & mortar businesses face. They have limited space to host…

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Microsoft and Facebook

In case you missed it – Microsoft and Facebook expanded their partnership. Read more about it here.

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SharePoint Server e-Learning content released

In case you missed it, we released new e-Learning SharePoint Server training “6071AE: Developing Solutions with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Visual Studio 2005” and SharePoint Server end-user training (preview) as well. Developer E-LearningThis developer e-Learning content consists of six courses and covers topics that teach developers how to develop customized Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 solutions….

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