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The SharePoint Hillbilly Fewer Big Words... More Pretty Pictures... December 2009 Entries
Top 10 Requirements for a Successful SharePoint Deployment
What makes a successful SharePoint deployment? What items do you need to have checked off to try to avoid any major obstacles in the near future? How do you ensure that you get a good ROI? How come in “Back to the Future II” when Biff brings the Delorian back to the future after he gives himself the sports history book, it takes him to the future where he’s not rich and powerful when it should have taken him to the alternate future? But I digress… Although there are WAY more than 10 requirements ......

Posted On Monday, December 28, 2009 6:00 PM

Top 20 SharePoint Pickup Lines
Special thanks to the troublemakers @JoyKnows and @LoriGowin for their masterful input. 20. Good thing I didn't disableloopbackcheck when you walked by. 19. Is your name IIS? ‘Cause my heart just got a redirect. 18. You be the event and I’ll be the receiver. 17. I’m like a 2010 workflow… totally unattached. 16. I know where to get all the best swag. 15. I may be FAST but I’m thorough 14. I am the Best Practice! 13. How would you like to be my default.master? 12. Your content type belongs with my ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 23, 2009 4:41 PM

Top 10 Phrases Overheard at SharePint
Ahhh…. SharePint… the end goal of all SharePoint conferences. A place where all of us like minded people get together to commiserate and forget our troubles… or create new ones… 10. What’s your Twitter name? I think I’m following you. 9. Where did the AvePoint girls go? 8. So, here’s this wicked problem… 7. Can we PLEASE stop talking about SharePoint? 6. I can’t feel my face. 5. Hey Darlin, can I have another Corona? 4. I’m sorry.. I have a boyfriend. 3. Why yes! I AM an MVP! 2. Did you hear [insert ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 23, 2009 10:18 AM

Outing SharePoint Workflows – Linking to Workflows in List Views and Item Displays
Show of hands, how many people are tired of explaining to users what a SharePoint Workflow is and how to navigate to the workflows??? “Okay, click on the little down arrow, you should get a menu, now click on ‘Workflows’” or “Go to the item display and click on the menu option ‘Workflows’”. “Now, you see a list of all the workflows… yes… I know the buttons are ugly… yes ma’am/sir, I’ll look into changing that. Okay.. now back to the ugly buttons… no.. ignore that section labeled ‘Running Workflows’. ......

Posted On Friday, December 18, 2009 5:08 PM

SharePoint Saturday KC/DC – Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
For those about to Rock…. We salute you! Artist’s rendering of @mrackley, @mosslover, @catpaint1, and @ericharlan who were at BOTH KC & DC… get it KC/DC… light bulb? So, SharePoint Saturday Kansas City and Washington DC were back-to-back weekends and I was fortunate enough to attend both. Also in attendance at both were Becky Isserman (@mosslover), Cathy Dew (@catpaint1), Eric Harlan (@ericharlan), Susan Lennon (@SusanLennon) and Susan Henry (@Sukiakisue). If I forgot anyone, please let me know. ......

Posted On Monday, December 14, 2009 2:02 PM

Creating a SharePoint List Parent/Child Relationship – VIDEO REMIX
Everybody dance now! Everyone loves a good remix… So… By far my most popular blog post is my entry Creating a SharePoint List Parent / Child Relationship - Out of the Box. I am thrilled that so many have found it useful. However, several questions have popped up from the blog and I’ve learned more since then and wanted to redo the blog. So, what better way than to do it with videos! I broke the entire blog up into 6 different videos for your viewing pleasure. Sorry if I ramble.. but hopefully I get ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 8, 2009 2:17 PM

SharePoint Pictorial Essay
Thought I’d pull some images from my presentations and other places that sum up how many of us feel about SharePoint at times. Yes, I know we all love SharePoint more than we love Shelly Duval, but we have our moments. Just remember… you are not alone… What pictures come to mind when you think of SharePoint. Send them to me and I’ll add them to this post ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 1, 2009 3:26 PM

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