Theory and Thoughts

Reading the Tea Leaves from Microsoft Ignite

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The Microsoft Ignite conference was a huge conference attended by over 23,000 people.  It was multiple conferences pressed together into one (SharePoint, TechNet, and more).  The conference was well done, many breakout sessions to attend, and networking opportunities were available wherever you turned.  Being an attendee to every SharePoint Conference since 2006, I could not […]

Product Reviews

First Impression of PowerView

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On June 9th, 2014, I started a new job with Earley & Associates.  Three days later, on June 11th, I had the pleasure of presenting with the Seth Earley (CEO) and Lisa Manning (CFO/COO) on Business Intelligence (BI).  I have been around SharePoint since SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and seen it evolve over the iterations […]

Configuration

Term Store, the Dash and the Indexer

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So here is my first blog post that is more of a light bulb moment vs. a deeply brooded and though out post that I would like to think that I am known for.  I have to say I feel pretty good about it.  So lets dive right in. Image from sozotoday.com Scenario:  I was […]

Configuration

Making your SharePoint URL Useful

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The stars must be in alignment, because here comes yet another blog post.   This is another area that I have found to be short of great information in the SharePoint community in explaining the URL, how its built and how it can actually be a good…  No, a great tool to increase find-ability of information […]