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SharePoint Virtual Summit Round-up

Today Microsoft broadcast the SharePoint Virtual Summit event. I was privileged enough to be invited to attend the filming of this event in Redmond and discuss some of the new features being showcased with the product group. Following up from the hype and excitement that the May 4 th event generated last year was always going to be a tough act and I look forward to seeing how this event is received.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin Barron , Solution Architect |  17 May 2017


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Exciting times ahead for the SharePoint ecosystem – highlights from this year’s SharePoint Conference

Earlier in November I was fortunate enough to attend my second Microsoft SharePoint Conference, this year in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin Barron , Solution Architect |  26 November 2012

SharePoint, Cloud, SharePoint Conference, Microsoft, Yammer, SharePoint 2013, Social, .NET

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A report on the Microsoft SharePoint Conference – from backstage, on-stage and as a member of the audience

I was fortunate enough to speak at last week’s 2011 SharePoint Conference in Anaheim, California. This is a one of the larger conferences on the Microsoft conference calendar, with over 7500 people attending. ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin Barron , Solution Architect |  13 October 2011

SharePoint, smartphone, Microsoft SharePoint Conference

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SharePoint and Agile: go together like a horse and carriage

Well, that's my take anyway. I've been involved on a few SharePoint projects now that have taken a traditional approach, i.e. waterfall style, to the development of our customers' desired end product. While we delivered good solutions to our customers, I feel that had we taken an agile approach then the end product delivered could have been an absolute killer! ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin Barron , Solution Architect |  17 September 2008

Agile, SharePoint

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SharePoint fails at collaboration?

Here at Intergen we run a series of late afternoon sessions called Twilight Seminars . This week we had a guest speaker, Michael Sampson , whose session was based on his white paper: The 7 Pillars of IT-Enabled Team Productivity: The Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Analysis , where he states: “On its own merits, SharePoint fails the needs of teams for collaborative software in 6 out of the 7 areas. It thus passes only one of the areas on its own merits and it passes an additional two areas if the organisation adds additional server software from Microsoft. However, using the software available from Microsoft, it earns a failing grade in 4 out of the 7 areas.” ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin Barron , Solution Architect |  16 April 2008

Office Communications Server, SharePoint, Collaboration

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The latest from San Jose - Microsoft Office Systems Developers Conference 2008

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Microsoft Office Systems Developers Conference 2008 in San Jose California. This conference was targeted at developers and architects who are working within the Office suite; this includes the Client tools, Word, Outlook etc. and the Server products, SharePoint, BizTalk, and Office Communication Server etc. Personally I’m currently focused on SharePoint, but like to keep abreast of developments in other areas. ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin Barron , Solution Architect |  17 March 2008

SharePoint, Office Business Applications, Information Worker

(3949 votes)

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