Win 1 of 5 HTC HD2 Windows Phones

I am very excited about the new HTC HD2 Windows Phone that is launching in January.  It has a massive 4.3” capacitive touch screen and will be running Windows Phone 6.5.  It will also allow me to run Office Mobile 2010 Beta and the new SharePoint Mobile client. The SharePoint Mobile client is going to…


Office 2010 Beta via App-V

    I got an email from a colleague who looks after App-V and thought it could benefit anyone out there that was about to Beta test the new Office 2010 application while maintaining your existing applications. With the release of the Office 2010 Beta there has also been an update to App-V to support this…


SharePoint Server 2010 Beta 2 is now available on MSDN

Exciting news, overnight Microsoft released the Beta 2 components for SharePoint Server 2010 to MSDN.   If you have an MSDN subscription you can download them now   If you do not have a subscription, the Beta 2 components will be released publicly soon.


Microsoft to add support for CMIS to SharePoint 2010

“In September 2008, Microsoft along with EMC and IBM announced the Content Management Interoperability Specification (CMIS), a jointly developed specification designed to facilitate interoperability between Enterprise Content Management repositories from different vendors.  At that time, the draft specification was handed over to OASIS to undergo a rigorous review with the aim of producing a final…


Windows 7 Federated Search Connector

During the Keynote at TechEd we showed Federated Search Connectors for Windows 7 Windows Explorer.   I have been using this for searching the web using Bing!  I have just uploaded the Search Connector for Bing! to my Sample Code page. To use it simply; create a new folder on your C: drive “Search Connectors” download…


Not long until Tech Ed Australia 2009

Tech Ed Australia 2009 is on next week on the Gold Coast.  This year we have some exciting things planned which all start with every attendee receiving a free HP Mini 2140 Netbook – pre loaded with Windows 7 RTM, Office 2010 and a host of other goodies. Lee Hickin and I will be presenting…


Have you registered for the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas

Have you registered to attend the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas coming up in October? SharePoint Conference 2009 will be the first time Microsoft will publically share all of what SharePoint 2010 has to offer. There are almost 250 sessions planned, and over 80% of them will be brand new 2010 content. That’s 15,000 minutes…


SharePoint 2010 Technical Preview

Today the SharePoint team announced that SharePoint 2010 has reached the Technical Preview engineering milestone.   What is SharePoint 2010? SharePoint 2010 is the business collaboration platform for the Enterprise & the Web that enables you to connect & empower people through an integrated set of rich features. Whether deployed on-premises or as hosted services,…


Joel Oleson (SharePoint Guru) coming to Australia

Joel Oleson (ex SharePoint product team) is coming to Australia in July.  He has organised two morning sessions with local SharePoint experts, one in Sydney and one in Melbourne.   I will be sitting in on Joel’s session in Melbourne and will also be hanging around as a panel expert. “Joel is a senior product manager…


TechEd Australia 2009 – SharePoint on-premises or in the cloud?

How cold is it at the moment….brrrr!  Luckily Tech Ed Australia 2009 will be on the Gold Coast this year bring on the sunshine baby.                                                           If I can manage to get off the beach and into the auditorium, this year I will be co-presenting a session with Lee Hickin on the differences between…