Microsoft Renews Its Vows with SharePoint

Last week my business partner Stephanie Donahue (@stephkdonahue) wrote a really great blog post on “The Rise of the Power User”. In this insightful post Stephanie talked about how SharePoint is being embraced again by Microsoft. She also made an interesting quote that stuck with me. She said that Microsoft was “renewing its vows” with SharePoint. This very poignant statement really seems to reflect what’s happening these days with Microsoft. I blogged about “The Future of SharePoint” event a couple of weeks ago and all the new features coming to SharePoint and how Microsoft is committing to SharePoint again. There’s Continue reading Microsoft Renews Its Vows with SharePoint

My Verdict On The Future of SharePoint

I had the distinct honor of attending the Future of SharePoint event in San Francisco this past Wednesday May 4th. I was able to get in early enough to snag a seat on the front row as me and 99 other customers, press, and MVP’s witnessed the public announcement of information that had previously been under NDA. Finally, when my customers ask questions about mobile I can say more than “just wait” or when they ask about development I can say more than “trust me”… Do you realize how hard it is for me to keep a secret??? Anyway… for Continue reading My Verdict On The Future of SharePoint

Personalize Your SharePoint Home Page with Masonry

Personalization, we get requests for it every day. “I only want to see the content that *I* care about.” “I don’t want my Home Page cluttered with information that doesn’t relate to me.” It should be simple? Right? There’s actually quite a bit you can do to personalize a site in SharePoint. Some personalizations are more difficult than others. You can Audience web parts so that only certain people or groups see them. You can also Audience navigation. This works well, but can be a pain to maintain, especially if you have a lot of different audiences to contend with. Continue reading Personalize Your SharePoint Home Page with Masonry