Finance …

Firends of mine who used to live in the states told me of all the credit card offers they used to get in the mail everyday.  These would be actual creditcards ready to use.  This is something that has not hit lil’ol New Zealand … yet. Today I open my mail and this is what I find:…

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Level flight achieved by skydiver.

Im a skydiver and find these sorts of things AMAZING! I friend of mine (Jezz) recently moved to Finland.  He has teamed up with a guy called Visa who has just achieved level flight in a wing suit & two small jet engines attached to his feet.  NO I AM NOT JOKING. This is a…

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Bill Gates vs. Napoleon Dynamite

If you liked the movie check out BillG in action: http://www.ifilm.com/ifilmdetail/2679657 For one reason or another it seems this has found its way onto the internet.

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Take WSS folders offline (& in sync) without purchasing anything.

I have had a number of queries from customers about the simplest way to take a folder of documents that are stored in a WSS site offline with them when the leave the office, and keep those folders updated when they get back into the office.   Well … without going and purchasing a nice…

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Mindsharp’s FREE Deleted Items Document Library Custom List Template

Posted recently: http://mindsharpblogs.com/todd/archive/2005/10/06/719.aspx This looks like a cool tool…. great that there is no server side install, easy to use and is an amazing showcase of what can be done in WSS with out of the box components like Lists and Content Editor Web Parts etc… However, I have a couple of concerns with its…

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Joel is blogging…

And about time too!  Joel has a wealth of real world SPS/WSS experience from running the internal deployment of these products at Microsoft. http://spaces.msn.com/members/joeloleson/

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Another great addition from the MSIT group…

From the same group that brought you the “SharePoint Recycle Bin v 1.0” …. the Cross Forest People Picker 1.0 “This picker requires and leverages the profiles in SPS for adding users to Windows SharePoint Services sites as a replacement to the Outlook address book button.  It is designed to work in one way, cross…

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AfterMail, Email & KM

Yesterday I was treated to being shown v.Next of AfterMail … all I have to say is WOW … they are doing some really amazing work. For those who don’t know what AfterMail is: it is the hottest contender in the email archiving and compliance space right now.  They also happen to be a New…

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New improved SharePoint Recycle Bin released!!! (must have)

One of the most frequent questions I get from customers is around a recycle bin for SharePoint.  This is not functionality that you get Out of the Box (OOB).  OOB you need to go back to a backup to retrieve a deleted document (this is being sorted out in the next version by the way). There…

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Peter Jackson, Windows XP, Apple & Media Center

Was catching up on some Production Diaries from the King Kong movie on KongisKing.net and noticed a couple of things: PJ had an Apple Cinema Display running off a Windows XP machine … with what looks like an HP Media Center PC IR reciever (circled in red) 🙂  Nice setup!

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