Wish I’d Have Known That Sooner! SharePoint Insanity Demystified
After years of helping organizations around the world to deploy and implement SharePoint, Dan Holme has found that there are certain pain points that almost everyone encounters. Some are confusing concepts. Some are bad decisions driven by Microsoft’s UI and documentation. Some are due to unnecessarily complex terminology. And some because there are things that SharePoint should do, but can’t. In this session, Dan will share the most common and problematic scenarios, and their solutions, with the goal of saving you pain, time, and money. Think of this session as “Lessons Learned,” “Best Practices,” or “From the Field” on steroids. Whether you’re new to SharePoint or a seasoned veteran, in this grab-bag session there will be treasures for you! And you’ll leave with a practical, prescriptive design for your SharePoint logical architecture: Farms, Web apps, site collections, and content databases.
About the speaker
A graduate of Yale University and Thunderbird, Dan has spent 15 years as a consultant and trainer, delivering solutions to tens of thousands of IT professionals from the most prestigious organizations and corporations around the world. Dan is a founding partner of Aptillon, a consortium of top SharePoint MVPs. Dan’s own company, Intelliem, is a boutique consulting and training firm with a Fortune-caliber clientele and deep expertise and experience in Windows, Active Directory, and SharePoint. From his base in beautiful Maui, Dan travels around the globe supporting customers and delivering Microsoft technologies training. Dan is also a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and SharePoint Pro Connections magazines, a Microsoft MVP (Windows Server Directory Services, 2007, and SharePoint Server, 2008-2011), and the community lead of SharePointProConnections.com. Dan’s most recent two books with Microsoft—the Windows Administration Resource Kit and the training kit for the 70-640 MCTS exam—are at the top of the bestseller list of Windows books. In 2010, Dan supported the broadcast of the 2010 winter Olympics as the Microsoft Technologies Consultant for NBC Olympics, a role he also played in Beijing and previously in Torino. He also contributed to the Microsoft Official Curriculum for SharePoint 2010, and penned the SharePoint 2010 Training Kit for Microsoft Press.
Published Date: May 13, 2011
Presented By: Anthony de Bruyn
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