Using FAST ESP with MOSS 2007

  In January 2008 Microsoft announced the acquisition of the company Fast Search & Transfer (FAST). FAST is a leading provider of enterprise search solutions. Since FAST is a Norwegian based company (and continues to be a subsidiary of Microsoft based in Norway), it was of course very exiting. Many of our customers already use…

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Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Servers and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Key updates for SharePoint Server 2007 include: New Search features such as federated search and a unified search administration dashboard. Several core fixes to Search to improve performance and scale. Platform performance improvements and fixes. Several core fixes to the publishing Content Deployment features to improve reliability. Key updates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 include:…

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Norwegian SharePoint Community, second meeting

  The second meeting in the newly started Norwegian SharePoint Community group (link: here) were recently held. The meeting was fully booked (just as the 1. meeting), and there were a waiting list to attend. In other words a popular and most welcome initiative in the SharePoint community in Norway! 3 sessions were held, and…


Word 2007 as a blog editor

Word 2007 is an excellent blog editor you can use towards blogs in SharePoint. No worries about uploading pictures you like to add to your blog post. Use Word as you normally do, and then publish it to the blog of your preference. This is how you do it: Choose Office button / New and…

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Microsoft Expression Studio 2 Ships, Advancing Superior Developer and Designer Collaboration

Press release: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2008/may08/05-01Expression2PR.mspx Expression Web 2 adds support for PHP and Adobe Photoshop import based on customer feedback. Expression Blend 2, in addition to Silverlight support, adds vertex animation and an improved user interface with a new split design/XAML view. Expression Design 2 adds improved exporting functionality including the ability to export slices. Expression Media…


MOSS Service Pack 1 (SP1) and WSS 3.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1) are now available

MOSS SP 1 Fixlist KB – http://support.microsoft.com/?id=942390 MOSS SP 1 Description KB – http://support.microsoft.com/?id=936984 WSS SP 1 Fixlist KB – http://support.microsoft.com/?id=942388 WSS SP 1 Description KB – http://support.microsoft.com/?id=936988 How to Deploy SP 1 KB – http://support.microsoft.com/?id=945013

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New to SharePoint? Where to start?

From time to time I get asked from partners and customers, that are new to SharePoint, about where to start learning SharePoint. I will try asking this question by offering some good links to check out. These will mainly be targeted to somewhat technical persons (both developers and IT Pro). OK – there are two…

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Freebies to SharePoint

SharePoint is a great platform, and there are several additional features available for free. I have collected some of the good things from the community and elsewhere Application templates and role-based templates40 application templates for SharePoint sites and 7 role-based templates for SharePoint MySite. Go get it at http://www.microsoft.com/sharepoint/templates.mspx CKS – Community Kit for SharePointAt…

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The SharePointPedia . . .

SharepointPedia.com Microsoft has a launched a SharePointPedia, where you will find information and links to content recommended by the SharePoint community. Read more about it on the SharePoint team blog “Announcing SharePointPedia — community driven content recommendations and requests!” From the SharePointPedia team: It’s a social computing application built on top of Microsoft Office SharePoint…

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New to SharePoint? where to start?

From time to time I get asked from partners and customers, that are new to SharePoint, about where to start learning SharePoint. I will try asking this question by offering some good links to check out. These will mainly be targeted to somewhat technical persons (both developers and IT Pro). OK – there are two…

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