SharePoint Devs & Admins standing proud! Special thanks to Saudi.

SharePoint Devs & Admins standing proud today. Why? because these are the people who are developing and supporting over 65,000 customers worldwide, including 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies. We came a long way through many SharePoint(s) in the past. Today, SharePoint 2010 has been sold over 125 million SharePoint licenses! and still the next…

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Weekend TechTalk 2011: Wael Talks about SharePoint in Saudi

This weekend we’ve recorded a session about SharePoint in Saudi as a part of an ongoing series of a technical channel that talks about several Saudi Microsoft Community technical topics.   This episode talks about general topics about SharePoint and its main challenges in Saudi Market. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=boSl9dknDpU]   To access the channel and see all…

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Don’t Miss the Duet Enterprise Virtual Launch Summit

Don’t Miss the Duet Enterprise Virtual Launch Summit   Duet Enterprise is a highly anticipated product that blends SAP applications with Microsoft SharePoint to empower information workers with unified and simplified access to data. Join Microsoft and SAP as we introduce this new product through a one-day, worldwide virtual summit on February 1, 2011.  …

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Not only Windows! In Saudi, We are all Open Doors

On November the 2nd 2010, Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO is going to visit what will be in the near future one of the worldwide knowledge and economical hubs in the world (Saudi Arabia) as he speaks about the new world of business and how Microsoft is continually striving to change the world through innovations. Cloud…

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Variation system force checkin, the bottom-up approach

Variation is one these features that you need to be careful playing with in SharePoint. It requires understanding the mechanism and its internal working parts. Hence, the lack of such level of understanding will result in undesired behavior. Problem One of the problems I have faced with my clients is the “Variation System Force Checkin”…

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When Kerberos and SharePoint became friends :)

Finally, SharePoint and Kerberos became friends, the technet article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263449.aspx is exmpaling the whole kerberos story along with sharepoint. This includes having NLB in the farm with multiple service account with multiple server roles.   The only thing that is missing from this article (which i think is out of scope) is the case of…

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Business Process Automation, a story to tell

eFroms solution Components The eForms solution is a result of collaborating the following components all together: · Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Infrastructure. · Form Site (Portal): a SharePoint Site that hosts the whole solution and enabling this kind of integration. · Email: a mail services that will send notifications within the workflows. · Forms…

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Workflow "Failed on Start (retrying)"

Oh!! its SharePoint again :). One of these small things in this beast which makes you bang your head and pull your hear again and again if you don’t get it right. Now lucky you you can search this issue and find the solution. Debugging in SharePoint is very tricky sometimes because you get all…

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Roadmap to using SharePoint Server 2007

Finally we have END USERS TRAINING 😀 finally Use this roadmap as a starting point to learn about the broad capabilities of Office SharePoint Server 2007 and how to complete common tasks as a contributor to a SharePoint site. You can also find links to site owner tasks, such as setting up permissions and doing…

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Attachments in InfoPath Form that is a Task Workflow

Woho, here is a nice one :), one of the small things that gets you sometimes bang your head for long long time till you find out what’s the problem… Symptoms: So if you are having a workflow that uses InfoPath forms for tasks and you have attachment controls in it, then you probably faced…

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