SharePoint as a Development Platform in Federal Government

The SharePoint Products & Technologies platform has become a compelling platform for the delivery of innovative, public-facing internet websites for a variety of public sector organizations.  Some of the more notable advances in this area with respect to Public Sector have been the direct result of the launches of innovative public-facing government websites like and which has set the stage for SharePoint Technologies as a mainstream platform for the delivery of internet web presences organizations while directly supporting the initiatives around open government.  Both sites represent highly-scalable and visually appealing SharePoint-based websites that take advantage of industry cloud computing platforms to provide a superior user experience for the American public. 

Join us for a day of exploring SharePoint-as-a-Development-Platform. First we will examine some real world Federal SharePoint development projects looking at both business and technical details. From there, will take a developers tour into the SharePoint Development Platform and demonstrate how you can quickly build custom SharePoint applications leveraging the project templates, designers, and packaging tools within Visual Studio 2010.    Finally, we will explore how to streamline your SharePoint development projects with the use of Team Foundation Server (TFS) for all of your Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) activities.

The Agenda




8:30 – 9:30



9:00 – 10:30

Come and join us as we explore how and were built on the SharePoint Platform. We will walk through the platform architecture, challenges faced, and use of cloud computing to accelerate the development and delivery.  Hear perspective on how delivering solutions on the SharePoint platform has enabled Federal other customers to realize a significant ROI in SharePoint.

Lamont Harrington; CTO Synteractive Corp.

Synteractive Corp was recently named top Microsoft Federal Partner for 2010.

10:30 – 10:45



10:45 – 12:15

This session will provide a deeper look at how Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 tooling enables building applications on the SharePoint Platform.  Through overview and live demonstration, see how this compelling platform has evolved and extended your custom application capabilities.

Zhiming Xue; Sr. Architect Evangelist

12:15 – 1:15

Lunch Break: Q&A relative to the morning Sessions.

DC location ONLY: Concessions available for purchase. Will feature a Federal guest speaker.


1:15 - 3:00

Application lifecycle management (ALM) refers to process methods and controls that can be applied to aspects of software development. This session will take a deep dive into best practices on environmental setup/management and illustrate how Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) provides all the ALM capacities necessary for teams building custom applications on the SharePoint platform.

Brian Jordan; Principal Technology Specialist

Who Should Attend

CTO, CIO, Architects, Developers and Technical Stakeholders who wish to gain a better understanding of the long term vision of SharePoint as a platform for Enterprise Applications & the benefit of developing for SharePoint

Reston, VA, March 3, 2011           REGISTER TODAY!
Microsoft Innovation and Technology Center
Rooms 2004/2006/2008
12012 Sunset Hills Rd.
Reston, Virginia 20190

Washington, DC, March 10, 2011   REGISTER TODAY!
Event Location: Regal Gallery Place 14 707 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

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