Category Archives: SharePoint

So You Want To “Lock Down” Content In SharePoint

Products:  SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, etc. The Question Does anyone know of a way to ‘Lock Down’ data stored in SharePoint so that it cannot be downloaded or saved to a stand alone station. Though it is a valid question, to … Continue reading

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Use Excel 2010 & SharePoint 2010 To Build An Interactive What-If Analysis Tool

Products:  Excel 2010, SharePoint 2010 The Challenge A client requested assistance in providing an interactive what-if analysis tool for their business users.   The tool consisted of a few variable fields and a final estimated cost field. The Environment The users had … Continue reading

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Display PDF File Within SharePoint Page

Products:  SharePoint 2007-2010, HTML The Challenge A client requested assistance with displaying a clickable PDF File within a SharePoint page.  The file consisted of a process workflow that contained clickable images that provided an intuitive experience for their users.  The requirement was to display … Continue reading

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Easily Display Any Image Map (.SWF) File In SharePoint

Products:  SharePoint InfoPath 2007-2010, TechSmith SnagIt The Challenge A client requested assistance with a clickable diagram (aka; image map) to provide an intuitive experience for their users.  The requirement was to have specific areas of the diagram clickable and mapped … Continue reading

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User Adoption – Executive Management Style

Whether we’re talking about business culture, the projects that drive that business forward or the task of building on the enduring legacy of the original vision of the founder(s), the momentum behind the success of any enterprise hinges on the … Continue reading

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Architect SharePoint Solutions For The Long-Term

Product:  SharePoint and IA SharePoint is so easy; and then again, SharePoint is so hard. Easy It’s easy because it’s simply a matter of configuration; no customization is required for 80% of your solutions.  A business user given the appropriate … Continue reading

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Transform SharePoint Data Into Actionable Business Information (BI)

Products:  SharePoint 2010, XML Playground, Sublime Text 2 Weekend Project I recently attended a Microsoft SharePoint training session focused on transforming basic list and library data into something more consumable by our business users.  A glob of data, by and of … Continue reading

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