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Getting the Most Out of SharePoint

February 23rd, 2016 | Category: Microsoft SharePoint

In my previous blog post, What is SharePoint and Why Should I Use It, I talked about some of the great advantages associated with using SharePoint and how to get the most out of the product. In today’s post, I will dive into greater detail about more specific characteristics of SharePoint I find particularly useful…

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What is SharePoint and Why Should I Use It?

January 29th, 2016 | Category: Microsoft SharePoint

Why SharePoint? I’ve been asked many times, Deb, why do you like SharePoint so much and what’s so great about it? To break this answer down, in this post I’ll go over ‘Why SharePoint’ and provide a high-level definition of ‘What is SharePoint.’ In a future post, I will delve into some notable SharePoint capabilities…

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Are Your SharePoint 2010 / 2013 Sites Running Slowly?

June 11th, 2014 | Category: Microsoft SharePoint

If your SharePoint 2010 or 2013 sites run very slowly, you might have an issue with the trusted authority root certificate that is installed with SharePoint. The reason for this slowness, may be that the security mechanism is checking to see if the signer of the application components is trusted on your server. By default,…

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A Little Tip About Debugging with SharePoint Log files

April 4th, 2014 | Category: Microsoft SharePoint

Often times, when looking in to a SharePoint problem, we look at the log files to help us look deeper. In a default configuration, these files are located in the directory : C:/Program Files/Common Files/Microsoft Shared/Web Server Extensions/14/LOGS . Have you ever tried to open one of those files that is huge, and your text…

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SharePoint Online vs. On-Premise?

March 7th, 2014 | Category: Microsoft SharePoint

Andrew Connell posted an interesting article regarding some key points to consider when choosing SharePoint Online, Microsoft’s cloud based SharePoint deployment, or an On-Premise deployment. There are many considerations that go well beyond a cost / break-even analysis based on the number of users in your environment. There are some important solution boundary differences that…

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