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Thoughts on a SharePoint 2007 Operating Model
What is it about "SharePoint" as a platform that is so difficult? I hear this almost every time that you get more than zero SharePoint people in a room. Quite possibly the most frustrating thing about SharePoint for me is the way that companies (not all, but some) view the SharePoint platform as well as staff and train for an operating model around SharePoint itself. A lot of companies are somewhat inadequately staffed or at least inadequately skilled for a full on SharePoint implementation, so I ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 17, 2008 11:06 PM

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Tools: Visual Studio 2008 Extensions, Version 1.2 available now

Get them here.

There are no new features, other than this works with Visual Studio 2008.

 

 

Posted On Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:40 AM

MS SharePoint Developer site is live!

Check out this site.  It has a lot of great information pertaining to SharePoint 2007 Development.  There are hands on labs, VPCs, and a lot of information about developing on SharePoint 2007.  All for free!

Thanks to the SharePoint team for getting this site up and running!

Posted On Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:25 AM

TechEd: Spring Break for Nerds...

I have to call out this funny blog from Mike Houston.  So true...see if you can find me and a few other SHAREPOINT NATION folks in the pics.  :-)

Posted On Wednesday, June 11, 2008 12:45 AM

We are SharePoint Nation!!!!
If you have been following my tweets (or have been anywhere around me since MVP Summit), you have likely heard me randomly screaming in my very obvious Nashville accent "SHAREPOINT NATION!", especially at events/conferences and such (they typically frown on me randomly screaming it at work). :-) Here is a little insight. SharePoint Nation is a name that we started giving to all of us SharePoint folks as we seem to connect at conferences, events, etc. and somehow are bonded by the product that we ......

Posted On Sunday, June 8, 2008 11:04 AM

TechEd 2008 Jam Sessions
Just in case you missed it, Jam Sessions rocked for a bit this year. The band started out by playing some classic rock (Skynyrd, Creedence, etc.) when I got there with some of my SharePoint Nation brothers. Jeff Julian pointed out to me that Denny Boynton was a great drummer (Denny and I had previously had a phone interview where I was the interviewee a year or so ago). With this in mind (and knowing that Denny had NO idea who I was or that he had interviewed me) I told him to jump on drums and we ......

Posted On Saturday, June 7, 2008 10:12 PM

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