SharePoint 2010 Solution Gallery

Many SharePoint Partners have been working with SharePoint 2010 for over a year and many of those have started to announce which solutions they will have ready at the time of launch or soon after the launch of SharePoint 2010.   Announcing – the SharePoint 2010 Solution Gallery http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/SolutionGallery SharePoint is the Business Collaboration Platform for…

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WPC 2010 Awards

The deadline for submitting your partner solution has been extended to April 9th, 2010.  Please visit http://www.digitalwpc.com/Awards for more details about how to submit your partner solution. There’s a new Country Partner of the Year award that has been added this year.  Does that mean that a partner from each country will receive an award,…

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SharePoint Conference Thank You

What an amazing SharePoint Conference we had last week.  I wanted to take a minute to say, “THANK YOU,” to all of you.  The SharePoint Partner ecosystem is ROCKING, and notice was served last week in a big way.  The energy that was in and around the partner exhibit hall on Sunday night was incredible. …

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KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2009

KMWorld publishes a list of Trend-Setting Products each year, and I’d like to mention the award winners that are integrated to some degree with SharePoint.  The full list is here: I started listed the companies that had integrations with SharePoint, but the list became too long.  (Oh, Snap!)  So, I’ll just point you again to…

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Enterprise Governance Solutions

For those of you who are not aware of Gabor Fari, I’d like to introduce him.  Gabor is a Microsoft Solution Specialist for Enterprise Content Management in the Life Sciences industry.  Gabor has a rich background in content management and focuses on helping his customers find their way in today’s jungle that is enterprise content…

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Contract Management on SharePoint

I ran into (and around) Dolphin Software this morning.  Dolphin software provides a seemingly very complete Contract Management solution on top of the SharePoint Server 2007 application platform.  Capabilities include leveraging SharePoint’s workflow support, the ability to create workgroups and contract-specific collaboration sites quickly, some reporting and KPI capabilities, etc., in order to accelerate the…

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Bamboo Web Parts – Best Sellers for 2009

Bamboo Solutions has posted an interesting article describing their observations about their Top Ten purchased web parts. http://community.bamboosolutions.com/blogs/bambooteamblog/archive/2009/08/13/top-selling-products-at-bamboo-what-are-other-people-buying.aspx Very cool to see the variety of ways that Bamboo is augmenting SharePoint.  It seems that every time I speak with Steve and the folks at Bamboo that I am learning about new web parts that they…

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The Demo Showcase Suite

Are you aware of the Demo Showcase Suite? This is a Microsoft Partner Network website where partners can host click-through demos of their products and solutions. This website launched at the Worldwide Partner Conference last month, and now it’s time to get our SharePoint partners to fill it! You can login using a Windows Live…

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SharePoint and the BlackBerry

I’ve been receiving a number of inquiries lately about SharePoint and BlackBerry integration.  I must admit that I don’t know a lot about these solutions yet.  It looks like here is an area that I should investigate some more.  If you have suggestions as to how I focus this search, please let me know.  I’ll…

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Social Product Development – PTC and SharePoint

PTC (www.ptc.com) is a leader in the (physical) product development industry.  PTC provides CAD tools and a number of other manufacturing-related tools to help the entire lifecycle of product design and development.  In January of 2009, PTC shipped their first product with an integration on top of SharePoint, Windchill ProductPoint.  Windchill ProductPoint provides a collaboration…

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