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SharePoint Security and helping users become more aware

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A key aspect of implementing SharePoint in an organisation is relevant to security of content. The success of SharePoint in an organisation is due not only to how comfortable users...

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SharePoint Requirements Analysis Guide

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SharePoint User Requirements Analysis  is vital; the corner stone in developing, deploying and providing a properly managed SharePoint environment. Because User Requirements is a...

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Implementation

A checklist for consideration when creating a SharePoint Platform

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It is likely that the initial implementation of a SharePoint platform will morph in its lifecycle. This article provides a checklist covering SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 to aid its configuration management…

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Automation

Coming Soon! GEBestBetAdder GUI for SharePoint 2013

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Things have been very busy at the Geoff front. Work on the GUI version of GEBestBetAdder is being finalised. This tool will help you migrate and manage Best Bets from SharePoint...

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ITAR – An Office365 Dedicated Support Plan

ITAR – An Office365 Dedicated Support Plan

Introduction If you run and/or own an Office365 tenant, you are guaranteed 99.9% uptime, you get a Service Health Dashboard, and you can see a Planned Maintenance Schedule. Whilst these features are crucial to ensuring a resilient platform that gives visibility of status, it is important to recognise that there is another support plan which addresses compliance...

Coming Soon! GEBestBetAdder GUI for SharePoint 2013

Coming Soon! GEBestBetAdder GUI for SharePoint 2013

Things have been very busy at the Geoff front. Work on the GUI version of GEBestBetAdder is being finalised. This tool will help you migrate and manage Best Bets from SharePoint 2010 enabling you to migrate to Promoted Results in SharePoint 2013, and just some of the following: Import Query Rules and Promoted Results into SharePoint 2013 from SharePoint 2010...

A checklist for consideration when creating a SharePoint Platform

A checklist for consideration when creating a SharePoint Platform

It is likely that the initial implementation of a SharePoint platform will morph in its lifecycle. This article provides a checklist covering SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 to aid its configuration management…

Office 365 Support Information Available

Office 365 Support Information Available

For anyone working with software systems will know that there is nothing on the planet that is so completely frustrating, as a solution that does not work. Downtime leads to increased overhead costs, lost productivity, lost customer satisfaction and lost revenue. This hits business users of course, but also those who are there to support the business. Small...

SharePoint Security and helping users become more aware

SharePoint Security and helping users become more aware

A key aspect of implementing SharePoint in an organisation is relevant to security of content. The success of SharePoint in an organisation is due not only to how comfortable users are with using their current technology with SharePoint, it is also down to ensuring that the users are comfortable knowing the data they manage on their SharePoint sites are secure…...

SharePoint and the Internet of Things

SharePoint and the Internet of Things

Bold statement time. The Internet is a collection of machines – and there is more data generated by machines than humans. IOT (Internet Of Things) is connected devices providing data which will simplify, enhance, and enrich our lives. Already connected devices are beginning to revolutionise our lives; but to understand the nature, challenges and...

GEListAllSites – Sharepoint tool to List Sites and permissions

GEListAllSites – Sharepoint tool to List Sites and permissions

List one or all sites on a farm with information concerning size, storage, bandwith, owner, optionally including a switch for displaying those with a specific right on the sites. An enhancement upgrade to the nifty utility GEGETRIGHTS, this is yet another nifty application and FREE! Works with Sharepoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010. This outputs to a Text or XML...

Office 365 Standard Response to Request for Information – Security and Privacy

Office 365 Standard Response to Request for Information – Security and Privacy

The Cloud Security Alliance published the Cloud Control Matrix, to support consumers in the evaluation of cloud services and to identify questions prudent to have answered before moving to cloud services. In response to this publication, Microsoft has created this document to outline how we meet the suggested principals and mapped them to the International...

Software Development Practice Journal – Call for Articles

Software Development Practice Journal – Call for Articles

Are you into technology? Really? Love SharePoint and associated technologies? Would you like a chance for your ideas to be heard? Want to join the worlds only Institute of those who design, build, test, implement, analyse software? Then you should consider writing for the Institute of Analysts and Programmers. The Institute of Analysts and Programmers is...

Renewed into my fourth year as an MVP

Renewed into my fourth year as an MVP

Am pretty humbled and pleased as punch to be renewed today, July 1st 2014, as a SharePoint MVP . This is my fourth consecutive year, and again, been an awesome year, particularly since SharePoint goes from strength to strength. A big thanks of course goes out to all I have managed to reach out to enabling me to share my expertise with others and help...