Service Delivery and Automation

Service Delivery and Automation

Oh yes, I love automation. Having a mountain of robots, and building them (especially my DR Who full sized dalek), fascinates me in the wonder how invented things can move without human intervention (except I suppose the dalek because I will be driving it –...
SharePoint and the Workflow Conundrum

SharePoint and the Workflow Conundrum

When utilising a collaboration tool the key productivity rationale is to automate processes through the content stored within that collaboration tool. SharePoint has a number of platform flavours (on-premise, hybrid, online) and has integration points which is only...
Creating a Repeatable SharePoint Solution Delivery Process

Creating a Repeatable SharePoint Solution Delivery Process

This is the second part of the article concerning the delivery of SharePoint solutions. I will start by recapping on why I have produced these set of free articles, which will combine into an e-Book soon, check out this article. In essence, a successful solution...
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...
SharePoint Workflow Service Delivery Options

SharePoint Workflow Service Delivery Options

This article takes a service delivery examination concerning workflow provisions around SharePoint, Office365, Windows Azure to help you understand the implications there are for organisations needing to improve business process automation, collaboration 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...
GEMySiteLockDown – Automate MySite Lock Status – and Removal

GEMySiteLockDown – Automate MySite Lock Status – and Removal

Was asked today – is there anyway to remove Mysites en-mass in SharePoint 2010? Yes, because I’ve written a free tool available for download on CodePlex that works using the following parameters: -a  Create file for ALL sites within the chosen collection -d ...
SharePoint 2013 Helpdesk Site Available

SharePoint 2013 Helpdesk Site Available

I have created a basic SharePoint 2013 helpdesk template which you can try out, modify and apply as a helper to their SharePoint support desks. The reason for supplying this is to (a) give an understanding of the ability of SharePoint to provide basic helpdesk...
GEMBackup – SharePoint tool to Automate SharePoint Site Backups

GEMBackup – SharePoint tool to Automate SharePoint Site Backups

The command line backup / restore routine in SharePoint environment whilst good does not offer any scheduling capability. There are of course products providing granular backup (e.g. DOCAVE) but this is geared to corporate site collections. This document describes the...