Where did the good stuff go?

Is this a typical SharePoint Project/scenario in a nutshell? 1. Analysis phase: “SharePoint will fit our requirements! Lots of functionality we can use! Finally a product addressing a lot of problems we have. Workflows, forms, dashboards… Let’s get this up and running as fast as we can!” 2. POC phase: Small POC’s (Proof Of Concepts)…


Sample code acceptance checklist for IT organizations

“Web sites that are based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 often include custom solutions. The ability to customize sites by adding custom solutions gives Office SharePoint Server 2007 power and flexibility. However, a poorly designed or implemented executable module that runs in a SharePoint farm can do harm even beyond the scope of the…


Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 VHD

Brief Description This download comes as a pre-configured VHD. This download enables you evaluate Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Overview The Microsoft VHD Test Drive Program provides customers with an enhanced server-based software evaluation experience that’s faster, better supported and more flexible. You can now access the entire catalog of pre-configured Microsoft and partner products…


List scalability and capacity planning

Joel Oleson recently published a collection of recommended resources for MOSS list scalability and capacity planning in a blog post called Revisiting List Scalability. It contains articles, whitepapers and case studies, and there is some really useful stuff in there, so check it out!


What kind of Site should I create?

When you create a new Site there several site templates to choose among: Ever wondered what the differences between the different Site Templates in SharePoint are? Get the Point has created a preview of each of the site templates with a description. You can find the previews here Sample: Site Template Previews

Best Practices Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2007

To avoid common pitfalls and keep your Office SharePoint Server 2007 environment available and performing well, follow these best practices based on real-world experience from Microsoft Consulting Services and the product team. Best Practices Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2007


SharePoint 2007 Features project on CodePlex

  A project on CodePlex adding a lot of value for SharePoint projects is the “SharePoint 2007 features” project. It has grown considerable during it lifetime and it is absolutly worthwhile checking back from time to time.   Content Type Hierarchy Feature (separate download) Log Viewer Feature (separate download) Manage Form Users Feature (separate download)…

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…


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:…