Office 365 Monitoring using System Centre Operations Manager

Office 365 Monitoring using System Centre Operations Manager

One of the most compelling challenges for Office 365 is centralised monitoring. Those working in the SharePoint arena will know only too well importance of monitoring and reporting across the platforms they manage. This is not simply from a technical but also from...
Port, Pies and SharePoint Support

Port, Pies and SharePoint Support

Merry Christmas Everyone! As the seasonal period quickly approaches, the discussions concerning what happens to supporting SharePoint over the holiday either approaches, or has been covered, or even assumed.  The Christmas period is of course where your SharePoint...
Implementing SharePoint – a ten step guide

Implementing SharePoint – a ten step guide

Hi there folks! Sometime ago I created a quick ten step guide and had it published on TechNet – amazed to find so much interest, and great comments! ShareGate contacted me and asked if they could turn it into an info-graphic (which looks great); now available on...
See the SharePoint 2013 Deployment guide by Microsoft

See the SharePoint 2013 Deployment guide by Microsoft

Getting hands on deployment information concerning SharePoint 2013 can be a challenge. Managed to locate this guide which is created by Microsoft detailing the process! This is available from the Knowledge Base so check that out for more guides as they come in. Also,...
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...

Knowledge Base

This page delivers multiple libraries covering a vast amount of rich Microsoft content (videos, tutorials, e-books, pdf’s, PPT’s …). This is provided so that I can now even better inform and educate, helping you improve you and your organisation’s customer user...
Office365 for Business Public Roadmap released

Office365 for Business Public Roadmap released

Microsoft has today released the Office 365 for business public roadmap. The Office 365 for business public roadmap provides customers with a way to learn more about upcoming change and updates before the change impacts their service. Go here to see the Office365 for...
What is SharePoint? Video from Microsoft!

What is SharePoint? Video from Microsoft!

Microsoft have provided a great video clip explaining what SharePoint is. I think it is a really good advert for SharePoint, but at the same time, helps you demonstrate the collaboration features that enables SharePoint to solve information and collaborative...
SharePoint 2013 – Discontinued SharePoint 2010 features

SharePoint 2013 – Discontinued SharePoint 2010 features

I’ve been getting quite a few calls from customers who are in the process of taking SharePoint 2013, who are currently SharePoint 2010 users and quite rightly concerned about what functionality is not available in SharePoint 2013. After a huge amount of hunting...
Some key SharePoint 2013 features

Some key SharePoint 2013 features

User Adoption of SharePoint is based on meeting the goals and requirements of the business sponsor. To do that, there is an importance in ensuring that the correct features are applied to the relevant solutions to meet their goals. Platform Governance is key; since...
Making sure SQL is the right version for 2013

Making sure SQL is the right version for 2013

Am in the land of setting up quite a few 2013 environments to demo and test. Some using VMware, HyperV, Cloudshare to name a few. Ran into a ‘gotcha’ starring SQL which I thought I would share. In this scenario I’m setting up a Dev / POC environment...
SharePoint 2013 preview now available

SharePoint 2013 preview now available

Yaaaay, SharePoint 2013 is now available on preview – there’s a whole pile of blogs coming your way concerning Office integration and SharePoint 2013 from me. Also, watch out for my new book which I will announce shortly – for now, get the download...