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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 hand corner that would cause a drop-down to, well, drop down.  I would click on Site Actions […]

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.  That sort of nervous feeling made it a little hard for me to pay […]

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 stuff about Photoshop, Microsoft Office Live for small business, SharePoint Governance, creating custom WCM styles and so […]

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 brilliant points, powerfully made, the deck includes extensive notes which supplement and enhance the afore-mentioned brilliant talking points. 

For those of you that missed the Best Practices conference, I was lucky enough to present […]

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.endusersharepoint.com/?p=785

I have sat in on one of his online seminar last month and it was done quite […]