October 2012 Entries

The path to MCSE:SharePoint. The Overview.

There have been some changes to certifications recently. And with that new challenges and requirements. In the past we had MCTS and MCITP or MCPD on a specific product and that was it, now the story is somewhat different. You will need to not only know the product (yes, I am one that still focuses on knowing a product not the test) but also the environment on which it sits or lives (therefore Windows Server and supporting services). The requirements for MCSE: SharePoint now take you through the MCSA:Windows ......

SharePoint Saturday Cincinnati Presentation: Difference between learning and training

The difference between learning and training from Enrique Lima ......

How to Configure Microsoft Word 2013 to Connect to Geekswithblogs

The first step in this process is to open Word 2013. Once there, you will have the different templates available. You will select Blog Post. Once the template for Blog Post opens, you will have a dialog popup with the option to Register a Blog Account. And click on Register Now. The next part of the dialog will prompt you to provide the New Blog Account details, starting with the type of Blog you have (SharePoint, WordPress, TypePad and others are listed). In our case for GeeksWithBlogs, we will ......

First blog post from Surface RT using Microsoft Word 2013

One of the concerns I had in using a Surface RT was the need I have to be able to post.Recently, and not so recently, I have stopped posting. Between getting busy, carrying different devices. Well, it has been hard to do. Tried doing that with an iPad, and I can't say it didn't work, it just didn't work for me. Again, back to the concern with the Surface RT. But, looking at the App Store I started getting that same frustration I had with other platforms that left me with a feeling of "I have to compromise ......

Windows 8 and Cisco AnyConnect client issue

As many of us are doing these days, I have fully moved to Windows 8 on my PCs (laptops and desktops). And in my role as a consultant I work with many clients, many of them use different vpn technologies. While pretty much every single vpn client I had installed needed a trick or two to work, well Cisco’s AnyConnect vpn client had some issues. Installation went well, no problem there. The problem appeared when I attempted to connect, as I received the following message: Pretty clear what the issue ......

Speaking at SharePoint Saturday Cincinnati

I will be not only attending SPS Cincinnati, but also speaking. And I am very happy and excited about it! The topic: The difference between learning and training: Creating a SharePoint based Learning Management System The description: Training and learning have been defined as synonyms by many organizations. The difference is, training has focused on a classic and traditional model. Learning on the other hand, refers to achieving something from the receiving side of the story, not just delivery. ......