Joining Microsoft in the Cloud

After hearing about Microsoft’s change of focus to Cloud Computing – they’re now ‘betting on the Cloud’ according to Steve Ballmer – I’ve been keeping my eye open for what this might mean in reality. I’ve just read a good post from Darryl Burling, a product manager for Online Services and SharePoint, which is a . . . → Read More: Joining Microsoft in the Cloud

Below The Fold Web Tools

There is a common perception that users do not scroll when visiting web sites. Studies from Jakob Nielsen have shown that whilst this isn’t the case it is certainly important to place important information above the page’s initially viewable area.

“Web users spend 80% of their time looking at information above the page fold. . . . → Read More: Below The Fold Web Tools

Creating SharePoint Meeting Workspaces with Outlook 2010

A Meeting Workspace is a particular type of site in SharePoint which can be used to help organise or collate the output of a meeting (or series of meetings). It’s not a feature I use regularly but it is something I use now and again – so I was a bit surprised when I couldn’t . . . → Read More: Creating SharePoint Meeting Workspaces with Outlook 2010

SharePoint 2010 Release Date

I’ve just read on the Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering blog that a release date has been set for SharePoint 2010! To business users SharePoint 2010 will be available on May 12, 2010. For consumers it will be available for download and purchase in June.

Here’s an extract from the blog post with the important bit:

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