SharePoint Takes Lead in Collaboration Market – WSJ article

Here is a great article by the Wall Street Journal about SharePoint adoption and scenarios where people are using it beyond corporations. Access 2007 made a big investment in working better with SharePoint. I recently blogged about Cool as Ice and Alan Cossey who built a solution on Office Live (which is built on SharePoint)…


Revenue opportunities on Microsoft Office Live with Access 2007

John from the Office Live developer marketing team is launching the Office Live 3rd-party marketplace. This could be an interesting way to sell your custom Access application to a growing community of Office Live subscribers. Here is how John describes the opportunity. –Clint Are you looking for ways to expand your Access skills and take…


Cool As Ice uses Office Live and Access 2007 with custom ribbon

Alan Cossey recently sent me a overview of how Cool As Ice is using Office Live and Access to track process information. He has found a couple bugs we will fix in SP 1 but overall it is working nicely for them. I thought some of you might appreciate seeing what others are doing with Access 2007….


UA articles on SharePoint integration

The end-user UA team just published three new articles on SharePoint integration. Control which forms and reports are available on a SharePoint site Create Access forms and reports from a SharePoint list Track and view version information for SharePoint list items Enjoy!


Outstanding review about Office Live on CNBC

I know I have posted a few Office Live links this week and some of you Access developers are getting tired of it. But, here is a video link on a review on what the team has done. I also hear in addition to the U.S. market, we are launching beta versions of Office Live in…


Office Live launches today

Office Live is live! I know, I know–just couldn’t resist. But it is true. Office Live released the RTM bits today. They will be upgrading sites over the next couple weeks. I understand they have 160,000 customers and growing every day. It is nice to see the business grow. Over time the work we…


Office Live and my wife’s resume service home business

Three years ago my wife Taunya retired from Microsoft (she worked in Corp Analysis Relations) to pursue a new career — mom. She has certainly found the experience rewarding and a great opportunity to develop the mind of a precocious young lady. Six months ago, we added to her workload with another beautiful little girl….