Memphis SharePoint Meeting, OCT 27, RSVP

Memphis SharePoint Users Group Meeting on Thursday, October 27th from 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Crescent Club. Nitin Nagar with Ascendum will demonstrate how SharePoint provides a basis for key enterprise requirements and allows enterprise users and administrators alike the benefits of a true ECM solution. We’ll explore the advantages of designing and developing ECM…

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MIX11: MED02–Introduction to Microsoft Media Platform (MMP)

  Recording, April 12, 2011, 3:30PM PST, Session: MED02, Speakers: Alex Zambelli What Changed? Players, bandwidth, standards, more demand, etc. Second Generation of Microsoft Media “Microsoft responded to changing streaming media landscape with Silverlight, IIS Media Services, PlayReady, Expression Encoder, IE9 and Windows Azure” Introducing Microsoft Media Platform “An umbrella brand for a group of…

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Announcement: Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch, a new product for non-programmers

Announced today at VS Live. From the LightSwitch site: Want to create custom business applications—without breaking a sweat? Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch is your answer. Get to know the newest member of the Visual Studio family… The targeted architectures are: Desktop Client, 2-tier deployment Desktop client, 3-tier deployment on IIS Browser Client, 3-tier deployment on…

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In Office Web Application video, Jon Box gets a mention

In a recent video interview of Chris Bryant on Channel 9, he was showing off his new baby, the Office Web application Technical Preview. Around the 3:30 minute mark, some of my recent uploads to my SkyDrive happen to be timed correctly to get me a mention in the video. Even besides that, this is…

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Kraft to Save $2.2 Million over Two Years with New Web Content Management Solution

From the case study One of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, Kraft Foods needed to give its brand groups greater speed and flexibility in connecting with consumers online. The company chose Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 as a new global standard for Web content management and is now running its three largest Web…

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Ramp Up: Program of Free Classes

Ramp Up is a free, online, community-based learning program, with a number of different tracks that will help you build your portfolio of professional development skills. Ramp Up has a solid foundation of premium technical content from subject-matter gurus, and provides easy-to-access content in a variety of forms that guide you in learning the important…

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The Interoperability Principles

Working in a competitive environment for a successful company, one often hears perceptions of different leaders. Some are intelligent issues, and some are of a different category – myths, lies, FUD, etc. Since I heard one today that was incomprehensible to me and my personal integrity, I had to look this up and wanted to…

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Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint

Ever since I heard about this, I’ve liked this idea. Talk to any designer about SharePoint, and they won’t be happy about the default skin. Thankfully, SharePoint has all sorts of extensibility. And this project takes it a step further by utilizing Silverlight. Take a look at the link below and specifically the six samples…

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Windows Media Services 2008 is RTW’d

RTW – "Released to Web", very similar to "Released to Manufacturing". RTW is for bits downloaded via the Internet. This week, Microsoft released the media services update for Windows Server 2008. And update is the wrong word here, since there is big improvements and enhancements in this release. Windows Media Services 2008 continues the tradition…

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What To Make from the ODC Keynote

Today is a culmination of some hard work done across a team of FedEx, Microsoft, and Interknowlogy folks. During the Bill Gates keynote at ODC this morning, David Zanka (SVP, E-commerce, FedEx) announced QuickShip and some other possible FedEx direction. I’ll note a few below and also point out how FedEx is leading in several…

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