It’s a great week for SharePoint. Thousands of SharePoint experts and enthusiasts alike are congregating in Las Vegas Nov. 12-15 for SharePoint Conference 2012. Also available now is the trial download for SharePoint Server 2013, plus many updated technical resources.
If you work with SharePoint and you were undecided about going to SharePoint Conference 2012, consider a last-minute registration and getting yourself to Las Vegas, stat! This is the largest SharePoint-focused community event featuring the highest concentration of SharePoint experts, including product team members, MVPs, MCMs, partners, and others who will not only be delivering sessions, but will be available to network with you, answer your questions, and collect feedback on SharePoint.
Here are some numbers to give you an idea of the scale of this event:
Attendees can also make the most of the event with a new MySPC 2012 mobile app.
If you absolutely can’t make it to the conference in Las Vegas, social media will likely be buzzing on a high frequency this week about SharePoint and SPC. On Twitter, follow the profile @SPConf as well as the hashtag #SPC12 for real-time updates and announcements. The SPC page on Facebook will also be active.
Microsoft blogs related to SharePoint include:
And you can always ask questions at any time in the SharePoint forums on TechNet. Many of the same forums plus additional developer-related forums are also available in the SharePoint forums on MSDN.
If you would rather just get your hands on the RTM version of SharePoint to check out the improvements that have been made in scale, security, and flexibility, the SharePoint Server 2013 evaluation trial bits are now available for download.
Many new and updated resources are available for the new SharePoint. You’ll find pointers to most of the significant resources on the SharePoint 2013 for IT pros TechCenter and the SharePoint Developer Center on MSDN. For apps and the new cloud app model, use the Build apps for Office and SharePoint Dev Center on MSDN.
Here are some IT Pro highlights:
Thanks for reading,