Buy SharePoint Themes from SharePointShop.co.za

Proudly South African SharePoint theme store http://www.sharepointshop.co.za/ has just launched with some great looking themes for your SharePoint sites. Check them out here These are delivered by local partner, bSolve. Michael

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Most common issue with SharePoint installations – service account misuse

It is frightening to see how many SharePoint installations have been installed with wrong service accounts. Either people are using the default domain administrator or local machine administrator for all service accounts, or they are creating a single service account for everything and in many cases giving it WAY too many rights. SharePoint 2007 has…

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MonteCasino.co.za and TsogoSun.co.za go live on MOSS 2007

Both of these web sites (developed by local partner Intervate) have gone live using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS). When you have a chance, hope on over and take a look. www.montecasino.co.za www.tsogosun.co.za Once, again these have been updated on www.informationworker.co.za/pages/showcase.aspx for a complete reference of local SA sites on MOSS.

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New Social Computing for the Enterprise SharePoint Site Launched

Check out http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/social. It’s about organisations using social computing technologies inside the firewall for business benefit. Watch this space (site) as it delivers more information over time which I am sure will be of value to you. Oh, and yes, it’s built in SharePoint and Silverlight.

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Free SharePoint Hands on Lab Day in Johannesburg – Community Led

Hi All, On the 23rd of May (yes, it is a Saturday), the IW Community will be hosting a SharePoint Lab Day (SLAB). This means you can come and choose from over 30 SharePoint Hands On Labs to brush up on your SharePoint skills. You choose the lab, you work at your own pace! Yes,…

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SharePoint “How To” Videos on TechNet – Done by “Our” very own Hilton Giesenow

Proudly South African Hilton Giesenow has been putting together some really great “How To” SharePoint videos for TechNet. These are short videos (generally around 10mins each) which show you how to do some of the important configuration tasks required in a SharePoint environment. For example; how to configure outgoing email; installing and configuring MOSS 2007;…

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MOSS 2007, WSS 3.0 and Office 2007 SP2 – Release Date and Features Announced

Service Pack 2 for MOSS 2007, WSS 3.0 and Office 2007 will release on the 28th of April 2009. This announcements was made on the Office team blog, along with an introduction to some of the fixes / features added. My top 6 improvements are: Support ODF 1.1 in Office 2007 (read and Save As)…

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Reminder: IW Community Meeting on Wednesday, it will be the best yet!

Hi Folks, Tomorrow (Wednesday the 15th April) will see the best South Africa Information Worker community meeting EVER! We have a large number of people registered for the ToolFest and expect it to be an absolute hoot. It is not too late to register, so hop on over to www.informationworker.co.za and click the registration banner…

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Another GREAT MOSS Bootcamp completed

Yesterday we completed another 2 day MOSS 2007 bootcamp (held in Fourways, Johannesburg), and the general feedback was that it was a fantastic event. Not only did the delegates love the content and labs, but they found the networking opportunities to be very valuable to. I did promise that the slides which were used would…

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