Ramping up on data warehouse design

As many of you know PerformancePoint Server is now licensed as part of the SharePoint Enterprise version. As a result of this change, those of us who focus on SharePoint have a much more significant role in presenting Microsoft’s approach to business intelligence. In a nutshell, SharePoint (plus PerformancePoint) and Excel ARE the business intelligence…


Workflow security – options for locking down a document

I recently was asked by a customer how they would go about setting up a workflow process where the approver doesn’t have access to make changes to the document itself. In their words: “The individual would complete a form with activities and time spent, then save the document which kicks off the workflow.  There are…


New Guidance on Developing SharePoint Applications

I’ve had several customers ask me how they can develop a process within their organization to determine whether a solution or application is a good fit for SharePoint. It takes a lot of experience and technical understanding to determine this. And unfortunately, there hasn’t always been great content available that goes past the basic training…