SharePoint 2010 SocialFest

SharePoint really has come a long way over the last few years and with the 2010 version it’s a fully fledged development platform. The first  SharePoint 2010 SocialFest is being held at our Silicon Valley Campus this week with Confer, Liaise, Leverage Software, Loqu8, Huddle.net, Calinda Software, and Cortex Intelligence building applications on top of…


SharePoint in plain English

SharePoint in Plain English It looks like my pal Lee over at CommonCraft has been doing some more work with Microsoft – this time with the SharePoint team. Initially I thought “huh…who’d want a 3 minute guide to SharePoint” but in hindsight perhaps this could be a very useful tool for Microsoft Partners. SharePoint is…

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SharePoint Drives Ferrari

My old chum Chris Parkes pointed out to me this week that I had somehow missed the news that Ferrari has launched their new website and it’s entirely built on Microsoft SharePoint. It’s a beautiful site and testament to the flexibility of SharePoint as a platform for Internet sites – it’s grown up a lot…


Capgemini and Amazon Doing SharePoint in the cloud?

I just read the details of Capgemini hooking up with Amazon Web Services and was intrigued by one part of the press release   Capgemini’s new Cloud Computing Center of Excellence will initially focus on three enterprise use cases: Microsoft Sharepoint in the cloud, Oracle ERP in the cloud, and Application Development and Testing in…


SharePoint – the new Lotus Notes

  Not long after I started at Microsoft I got to work on a project called Tahoe – it was formed to some extent form another product I worked on, Site Server. At the same time there was a project internally known at Polar. Ultimately Tahoe won out and eventually became SharePoint and for its…

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Integrate Virtual Earth maps into Sharepoint

I think there is a huge opportunity for integrating some of Microsoft’s Live services in to SharePoint and for SharePoint gurus to really do some unique things. Virtual Earth is a great example. I suggested this to some folks a while back and now it’s real – nothing to do with me I may add,…

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