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Exploring the 40 Application Templates – Employee Training Scheduling

Template Name: EmployeeTraining.stp
Description: Help schedule training as well as provide a location for employees to sign up and receive course material.
Business Area: Human Resources

VPN Strikes Again, Slowing Me Down and Ruining My Beer

Tonight, I’m doing some hobby work with a virtual machine running on my desktop.  I’m connecting via IE on my laptop and I’m noticing horrible performance.  IE keeps freezing, especially when I access anything in the upper right han…

SharePoint Best Practices Conference, “Best Practices,” and the Elephant in the Room

I was lucky to attend and present at last week’s SharePoint Best Practices conference.  I’m still new to the whole speaking "thing" and, frankly, I was a bit nervous for the first half while I sweated out waiting to speak myself. …

Exploring the 40 Application Templates – Employee Benefits

Template Name: EmployeeBenefits.stp
Description: This template is used to enable employees to locate and sign-up for benefits offered by their employer.
Business Area: Human Resources

New Blogger on the Block

My EMC colleague, Erik Swenson, has been persuaded to jump in the fray, stand up and be counted
He blogs about about a wide variety of SharePoint branding topics at http://erikswenson.blogspot.com/.  Some of his recent posts include interesting stuf…

Best Practices Conference: “Get Great Requirements” PowerPoint Presentation

I’ve uploaded the PowerPoint for one of my sessions, "Get Great Business Requirements," right here (http://cid-1cc1edb3daa9b8aa.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Public/Paul%20Galvin%20Great%20Requirements.pptx). 
Aside from a series of brill…

HTTP 401 Not Found web service error while publishing SSRS Report to SharePoint

If you are getting “HTTP 401 Not Found web service error” while publishing your SSRS report in SharePoint Library. Please refer your integration settings in Central Administration and verify the user permission from the login where you are …

Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the ‘AllowUnsafeUpdates’ property on SPWeb

I got this below while updating the profile through object model.
Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the ‘AllowUnsafeUpdates’ property on SPWeb
Add web.AllowUnsafeUpdate = true; to solve this i…

Cool Features from Codeplex

Some cool features that can be very useful from codeplex for sharepoint customisation can be downnloaded from the following link,
http://features.codeplex.com/

SharePoint Dashboards Online Seminar

My online friend, Mark Miller over and End User SharePoint (www.endusersharepoint.com) is running a free one hour seminar targeted, like he always does, at the SharePoint End User community.  It takes place at 1pm EDT.  Details are here: http://www.e…