Zune is not syncing with Windows 7 Beta 1

More precisely – it’s charging but not syncing (the little Zune icon doesn’t display in the Zune app). Starting the Zune app as an Admin solved the problem. Phew … :)  I hope that it helps.


UC&C Conference, SharePoint – the Implementation Journey, Links and Resources

Thank you very much for those who came to see our session on the UC&C conference. These are the resources that I’ve promised to share: GEAR Up for end user adoption: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/gearup SharePoint team’s blog – Governance resource summary: http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2006/12/13/management-and-governance-resources.aspx Technet SharePoint Governance Center: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/sharepointserver/bb507202.aspx Factor 4 Index productivity survey: http://www.factor4index.com SharePoint Internal Buzz kit…


SharePoint Designer Workflows are Not Working

I’m in the process of preparing for my SharePoint conference presentation and came across an odd behavior which is caused by an introduction of a security consideration into SP1. The symptom is that SharePoint designer workflows are not starting automatically (they do start manually though). This is the KB article that explains the behavior and…


I’m the Second Microsoft BVPS Certified in Ireland! :)

I’m happy to announce that I’ve finally passed my BVPS exam. To date, I’m the second BVPS certified person in Ireland, the first one is Paddy Baxter, who have finished the exam 2 minutes earlier (and 23 points higher) than I did. Well done Paddy and David! This means, that from now, Microsoft Ireland is…


What is required for a successful SharePoint Deployment?

I’ve been through many SharePoint projects in the last 2 years and learned many lessons and seen good/bad practices. When I’m talking to Customers I always mention the four pillars (or four quadrants) of successful SharePoint deployments – it helps to put a structure around what I want to articulate. These are my quadrants: In…