Top 10 Requirements for a Successful SharePoint Deployment

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/12/28/top-10-requirements-for-a-successful-sharepoint-deployment.aspx What makes a successful SharePoint deployment? What items do you need to have checked off to try to avoid any major obstacles in the near future? How do you ensure that you get a good ROI? How come in “Back to the Future II” when Biff brings the Delorian back to the future after he gives himself the sports history book, it takes him to the future where he’s not rich and powerful when it should have taken him to the alternate future? But I digress… Although there are WAY more than 10 requirements to a Continue reading Top 10 Requirements for a Successful SharePoint Deployment

Top 20 SharePoint Pickup Lines

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/12/23/top-20-sharepoint-pickup-lines.aspx Special thanks to the troublemakers @JoyKnows and @LoriGowin for their masterful input. 20. Good thing I didn’t disableloopbackcheck when you walked by. 19. Is your name IIS? ‘Cause my heart just got a redirect. 18. You be the event and I’ll be the receiver. 17. I’m like a 2010 workflow… totally unattached. 16. I know where to get all the best swag. 15. I may be FAST but I’m thorough 14. I am the Best Practice! 13. How would you like to be my default.master? 12. Your content type belongs with my site collection. 11. Wanna Continue reading Top 20 SharePoint Pickup Lines

Top 10 Phrases Overheard at SharePint

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/12/23/top-10-phrases-overheard-at-sharepint.aspx Ahhh…. SharePint… the end goal of all SharePoint conferences.  A place where all of us like minded people get together to commiserate and forget our troubles… or create new ones… 10. What’s your Twitter name? I think I’m following you. 9. Where did the AvePoint girls go? 8. So, here’s this wicked problem… 7. Can we PLEASE stop talking about SharePoint? 6. I can’t feel my face. 5. Hey Darlin, can I have another Corona? 4. I’m sorry.. I have a boyfriend. 3. Why yes! I AM an MVP! 2. Did you hear [insert SharePoint Rockstar] Continue reading Top 10 Phrases Overheard at SharePint

Outing SharePoint Workflows – Linking to Workflows in List Views and Item Displays

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/12/18/outing-sharepoint-workflows-ndash-linking-to-workflows-in-list-views.aspx Show of hands, how many people are tired of explaining to users what a SharePoint Workflow is and how to navigate to the workflows??? “Okay, click on the little down arrow, you should get a menu, now click on ‘Workflows’” or “Go to the item display and click on the menu option ‘Workflows’”. “Now, you see a list of all the workflows… yes… I know the buttons are ugly… yes ma’am/sir, I’ll look into changing that. Okay.. now back to the ugly buttons… no.. ignore that section labeled ‘Running Workflows’. You don’t need to worry about Continue reading Outing SharePoint Workflows – Linking to Workflows in List Views and Item Displays