Well, after a short (and well deserved!) break, we’re back with another instalment of SharePoint news, gossip and great products! We hope you are all enjoying your summer breaks (apologies to anyone in the southern hemisphere who is currently in the middle of winter!) and that the weather is being kind.
In this edition, as well as the usual SharePoint event dates for your diary and news articles you can find out about a great Calendar web part from KwizCom, follow a link to the Moss Show podcast (where our community newsletter gets a mention) and download a free SharePoint book.
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KWizCom SharePoint Calendar Plus web part connects to various sources and displays one consolidated view of all aggregated events. With the Calendar Plus web part you can roll-up events from the following sources: SharePoint lists, Microsoft Outlook Web Access, Google Calendar, plus others via the web services API.
Link : Overview of the Calendar Web Part
In this episode Hilton meets Stefan Gossner, a well-known Senior Escalation Engineer on the SharePoint team. Stefan explains what an escalation engineer is, and the many ways Microsoft deals with customer problems from initial discovery, to verification, debugging, fixing and ultimately patching with hotfixes and service packs.
Link : The MOSS Show
This is a very cool video management platform that also plays very nicely with SharePoint. If you are looking to utilise video in SharePoint why not take a look?
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The 2010 version of SharePoint brings specific improvements for content management and information governance. We measure users’ opinions of these changes, and the continued popularity of third-party add on products and integrations, with over 75% considering add-ons for BPM, classification, security, back-up and records archive. We also explore the issues found by users during their upgrade to 2010, track strategies for SharePoint usage alongside existing Capture, ECM and RM systems, and make recommendations based on the survey results..
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Agnes Molnar is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP and serves as a Senior Solutions Consultant for BA Insight. With a strong focus on Enterprise Search and Knowledge Management, she has been working with SharePoint technologies since 2001, and has architected dozens of SharePoint and FAST implementations for commercial and government organizations throughout Europe and the Americas.
A co-author and contributor to several SharePoint books, including Real World SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Unleashed, Agnes is a regular speaker at technical conferences and symposiums around the world. On her blog (www.Aghy.hu), Agnes regularly writes on the topics of enterprise search best practices, and SharePoint & FAST technologies.
Link : Agnes Molnar
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This short book introduces governance as an essential part of a successful Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 deployment and explains why both information architecture and IT services are key components of a governance plan. The articles in this section emphasize the need for governance of SharePoint Server 2010 deployments. These articles also provide general guidance and examples of the Microsoft SharePoint Server activities and processes your organization should consider governing. Download Free Book
If you have experience of both MySql and SharePoint perhaps you can help Anindya with some ideas ? One selected response, by mohammad siddiqali, is as follows :
"The easy way to Import is to export MYSQL data to Access or excel and from there Import to SharePoint 2010 list.Better to run Access 2007 Run Time because you can select datasheet view for list which you can do copy paste from excel to list or MS Access to list I have done these several times.These task can be done with out writing any code ,If the data is bulk then increase the list threshold because the limit of SharePoint list is only upto 5000 .So before doing the task my view is to increase the list threshold and then perform the action you can contact me to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com" - join in the discussion.
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