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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How to do a screen capture in Media Player

I wanted to do a screen capture from Windows Media Player and was having issues due to the use of Overlays. This post came to the rescue … pointing me to the right place in WMP to turn off the use of overlays. http://www.quickonlinetips.com/archives/2005/03/capture-images-from-windows-media-player/

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More on Peter Jackson, Weta, Microsoft and Wellington, NZ

More info coming out on the Halo movie.  Local buzz is building.  I for one have been a Jackson fan for a long time … i rember being freaked out as a kid after watching Bad Taste and Meet the Feebles … great classic gore movies. So … very exictied about having my favorite video…

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You know you are old when …

… You go to a Black Eyed Peas concert … and everyone holds up cellphones instead of lighters.  Oh how times have changed.  I must be getting old.

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Non-Collaborative My Sites

Bill has a good post on My Sites here.There is some confusion about what the ‘Create Personal Site’ and ‘Use Personal Features’ permissions allow/dont allow. This post is a pretty good little summary on what Bill calls Non-Collaborative vs. Collaborative My Sites. Many don’t understand you can have a ‘halfway house’ type of My Site…

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Offile Folder Sync SharePoint libraries

Ian pointed me to this little utility by digi-link.  Great little app for offline library syncronisation: http://www.digi-link.com/revelation.html  

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