Posts Tagged ‘sharepoint 2010’

Integrating IBM Digital Experience and Microsoft SharePoint

Jason Cornell spoke at the IBM Digital Experience Conference about how well IBM Digital Experience software integrates with SharePoint. When IBM talks about integration with SharePoint, its usually how to display SharePoint content or apps within WebSphere Portal. There are a bunch of ways that IBM has enabled out-of-the-box integration with SharePoint: IBM has Web […]

Social Intranet Technologies, Part 4

In part 1 and part 2 of this series, I introduced many of the technologies used to build a social intranet.  In part 3, I talked about three scenarios and list some of the technology that would be involved in each social intranet.  For this last part of the series, I want to talk about what some of […]

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management 2012

Gartner recently issued their 2012 version of the Web Content Management Magic Quadrant.  This year’s version looks similar to last year’s version with Oracle, SDL, SiteCore, Adobe, HP (Autonomy), Extron, and OpenText all making the Leaders quadrant.  IBM and Microsoft are in the Challengers quadrant once again. You can see the entire report on Gartner’s […]

SharePoint Farm Topologies for 2013 and 2010

As part of the release of the SharePoint 2013 Preview, Microsoft has provided a series of diagrams covering a variety of infrastructure areas.  One of the more interesting can be regarded a synopsis of farm topology best practices.  Even though this diagram can be rendered on a single page (click here to review an interactive version), it is filled with a […]

Tips for Installing SharePoint on a Windows 7 laptop

​One of the things that can come in handy for a SharePoint consultant is to install SharePoint on one’s personal laptop. I speak at many conferences and sometimes do not have the luxury of an internet connection to a virtual server and my laptop only has 6GB of RAM, so a virtual machine running on […]

SharePoint Online Myths Debunked

Mo Omar posted a video on YouTube that debunks three myths he has been hearing regarding SharePoint online.  Mo is a Perficient Senior Technical Consultant and SharePoint MVP.   Mo talks about three myths in the video: On premise version has more features than the cloud version Developing solutions is more limited on the cloud […]

Planning Communities In Newsgator Sites

Over on our Microsoft Blog, Rich Wood has a post on Planning Communities in Newsgator Sites. I’ll pop in a teaser but Rich does dive deeper. In general though, his best practices are applicable across all social sites.  Social tools of all types need to focus on communities as a way to share the information […]

Microsoft Entity Framework for the Enterprise

Perficient just published a whitepaper authored by one of our Technical Architect in Indianapolis, Kyle Burns.   It’s titled, Microsoft Entity Framework for the Enterprise.  I’ll put the description below but for any who ask why my portal blog would care about something like that I say that more and more enterprise SharePoint implementations will accessing […]

SharePoint and Identity Management–Part 3 of 3

In the last post I touched on a few things: Authentication and Authorization (AuthN and AuthZ), Kerberos Authentication, and Claims Based Authentication and how they all have a role in Identity Management.  In this final post of the series, I talk to Role Based Access Control (RBAC) . Access Control The rules that define what […]

SharePoint and Identity Management–Part 3 of 3

In the last post I touched on a few things: Authentication and Authorization (AuthN and AuthZ), Kerberos Authentication, and Claims Based Authentication and how they all have a role in Identity Management.  In this final post of the series, I talk to Role Based Access Control (RBAC) . Access Control The rules that define what […]

5 Critical Steps to SharePoint Information Architecture Planning

Steve Pogrebivsky has a nice article out on 5 critical steps to SharePoint architecture planning.  I like his general take on it because you mention governance in the SharePoint world and before you know it you are down in the weeds defining all sorts of collections, metadata, content definitions and the like.  It’s a different […]

Will SharePoint 15 (2013) finally get an App Store? We think so!

OK, I couldn’t pass this one up.  Mark Jones has posted an article at Collaboris about a potential SharePoint App Store.  There are a number of sites that offer marketplaces for SharePoint applications. To my knowledge, Microsoft sanctions none of them.  The cool thing about an officially sanctioned app store would be the tight integration […]

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