Displaying the list toolbar in SharePoint 2010

The project that I’ve been involved with recently has gone through a migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. A tiny, but still interesting, aspect of the project concerned lists and the lack of toolbar presented to the users as this functionality is now delivered via the ribbon. Well, did you know that it’s possible . . . → Read More: Displaying the list toolbar in SharePoint 2010

My article on social features in SharePoint 2010

Recently I had the opportunity to write an article about SharePoint 2010 for SharePoint Magazine. For the article I wanted to write more of a commentary or approach piece rather than a specific element of technical advice. SharePoint 2010 has a vast array of functionality but as a consultant I find it hugely important to . . . → Read More: My article on social features in SharePoint 2010

Showing which list items have tags or notes in SharePoint 2010

One of the great areas of functionality added in SharePoint 2010 is Social Feedback – the ability for users to add tags and notes to content as part of the managed metadata service. As has been discussed many times this is a fantastic feature to increase the classification of content and the overall findability of . . . → Read More: Showing which list items have tags or notes in SharePoint 2010

Building a good SharePoint team site

Recently I was lucky enough to work with a small group of business users who were experiencing SharePoint as ‘more than a document library‘ for the first time. Over a period of about a month we ended up growing our SharePoint 2010 Team Site in to one of the better examples that I’ve seen since . . . → Read More: Building a good SharePoint team site