SharePoint Shop Talk Thursday 11/19, 12:30PM to 1:30 PM

SharePoint Shop Talk continues with our 14th session tomorrow at 12:30PM EDT.

This is a free ranging and open Q&A session free to everyone that wants to attend.  Dial in and ask questions or start a discussion on a topic of your choosing.

This week we’re definitely going to talk about:

Best practices around search scopes, crawling content, […]

Announcing the Microsoft Enterprise Search User Group

I’m very excited to announce that Natalya Voskresenskaya, my fellow SharePoint MVP and partner (with far less help from me than she deserved) is launching a new user group devoted to enterprise search based on Microsoft technology.  As a practical matter, this boils down to SP 2010 search and a lot of talk about FAST, […]

SharePoint Shop Talk Tomorrow (11/12) from 12:30PM to 1:3PM EDT

The next SharePoint Shop Talk takes place tomorrow at 12:30 PM EDT.

This is a free event to anyone that has a telephone.  A panel of SharePoint pro’s take questions and do their best to provide useful guidance and advice.  We regularly hijack audience members and make them answer questions and try to have a good […]

SharePoint Shop Talk for Thursday 11/05/09 @ 12:30PM EDT

The next edition of SharePoint Shop Talk takes place Thursday, 11/05/09 at 12:30 PM EDT.

Register here:

SharePoint Shop Talk is an open phone line, open Q&A to talk about all things SharePoint.

If you have questions or topics that you’d like the panel to discuss, send them by email to or twitter them to me […]

Comparing Dates in a Data View Web Part to Build a WSS KPI

Note: this was first posted at here:

This is yet another blog post on comparing dates in XSL in a data view web part in SharePoint.

This is my scenario:

I have a custom list.
The business purpose of the list is to support the idea of a new employee and his/her tasks to be […]