Don’t be “That Company”… Allow your employees to work from home…

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2011/08/24/donrsquot-be-ldquothat-companyrdquohellip-allow-your-employees-to-work-from.aspx I have been very lucky over the span of my career in that every job I’ve had since college has allowed me some flexibility to work from home. Maybe it was just one day a week, maybe a week at home and a week at work, and now I work from home more than 50% of the time. And you know what? It really struck me as totally illogical that more companies don’t allow their employees to do this!  Yes, I realize not every industry has the luxury of a remote workforce. It would be kind Continue reading Don’t be “That Company”… Allow your employees to work from home…

A Dummies Guide to SharePoint and jQuery–Getting & Setting SharePoint Form Fields

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2011/08/20/a-dummies-guide-to-sharepoint-and-jqueryndashgetting-amp-setting-sharepoint.aspx Part 2 of a Dummies Guide blog posts deals with setting SharePoint’s form fields using jQuery. If you haven’t read part 1 and are a dummy like me, then go do that first because I’m going to assume you’ve read it and not go back over those pieces: A Dummies Guide to SharePoint and jQuery–Getting Started   So, I have touched on this topic before in a couple of other blogs, but wanted to make it part of this series so that it was more related. One of the most common things you’ll do with jQuery Continue reading A Dummies Guide to SharePoint and jQuery–Getting & Setting SharePoint Form Fields

SharePoint Saturday: The Conference–Slides and Wrap Up

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2011/08/16/sharepoint-saturday-the-conferencendashslides-and-wrap-up.aspx A three day SharePoint Saturday? Yes…a three day SharePoint Saturday. A spawn of speakers, a horde of helpers, A volley of vendors, and an avalanche of attendees converged at a community college in Annandale, VA to create the biggest SharePoint Saturday event to date… and it was good.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen attendees so engaged and excited before! I had packed rooms, awesome interaction, and very few dirty looks… Thanks so much to all of those who chose to attend my sessions with so many other awesome sessions to choose from! I hope you Continue reading SharePoint Saturday: The Conference–Slides and Wrap Up

SharePoint Saturday NYC Wrap Up

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2011/08/02/sharepoint-saturday-nyc-wrap-up.aspx So, this previous weekend was my first trip to New York City in over 15 years and I was not disappointed. I was honored to be accepted to speak at SharePoint Saturday NYC. This event was a blast and a well oiled machine executed by Becky Isserman (@mosslover) Greg Hurlman (@ghurlman) and Jason G (not gonna attempt it, sorry) (@PrincetonSUG) along with an incredible supporting cast of heroes making sure the entire event ran smoothly. You guys did an awesome job. We started off the event with a speaker dinner at St. Andrew’s pub, and like Continue reading SharePoint Saturday NYC Wrap Up