A Simple and Practical Approach to Security

We all know of the importance of security and the unfortunate result of a breach. Too many organizations realize this after it is too late when their name is seen across the news channels has having lost their data to a hacker or even worse, from negligence. What about those that never make the headlines? The hackers that go undetected? So are you handling security effectively? The challenge is that… Read Article →

SharePoint: The Great Amplifier (Part 4 of 4)

In this 4 part series, we’re looking at 4 common problem areas with respect to implementing SharePoint. The areas are; Information Management Project Management Information Security Business Intelligence In part 4, we’ll be looking at the role of business intelligence and some thoughts on how you can make a better SharePoint implementation by getting the most out of BI. Business Intelligence Are there organizations out there that are really striving for Business Unintelligence? Wouldn’t… Read Article →

SharePoint: The Great Amplifier (Part 3 of 4)

In this 4 part series, we’re looking at 4 common problem areas with respect to implementing SharePoint. The areas are; Information Management Project Management Information Security Business Intelligence In part 3, we’ll be looking at a very important subject; Information Security. Hopefully you can gather a few ideas about how to best approach security within your SharePoint project. For a slightly more in-depth discussion on how to best approach security (and I did say ‘slightly’),… Read Article →

SharePoint: The Great Amplifier (Part 2 of 4)

In this 4 part series, we’re looking at 4 common problem areas with respect to implementing SharePoint. The areas are; Information Management Project Management Information Security Business Intelligence In part 2, we’ll be looking at various project management issues that you may have and some tips to help get the most out of the project. Project Management There are some interesting numbers on the frequency in which SharePoint projects fail. I won’t… Read Article →

SharePoint: The Great Amplifier (Part 1 of 4)

SharePoint is an interesting platform and as it grows as a product and with its already incredible adoption, it becomes an important cornerstone for many organizations. Ask the people that work with it though, and you will find a much divided love it or hate it passion for the product. But why hate it? It has become my experience (which dates back to the site server/dashboard days), that many customers… Read Article →

Check me out on .NET Rocks!

Big thanks to Susan Ibach for hooking me up with the Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell of .NET Rocks, the online radio show for everything .NET related. During the show I have a good chat with Carl and Richard about building SharePoint sites in the cloud. The conversation starts out talking about the state of SharePoint development – that the combination of SharePoint 2010 and Visual Studio 2010 really works!… Read Article →