I came across Kirk Stark's blog post in which he discusses an update to Microsoft's documentation regarding SharePoint's browser support: Unless otherwise stated, all browser versions are supported. Period. For any third-party browser (including Google Chrome, Firefox, Apple Safari, etc.) we will support the latest publically released version. There is no more distinction regarding version numbers. Yyeeahhh! I can let my users... Continue Reading →
More iPad support for SharePoint: Dashboards, PowerPivot, & Excel!
It's nice to see Microsoft playing nice with others. The cumulative update 2011-12 (CU Dec 2011, or Feb 2012) includes improvements around the iPad. Specifically, users can now access dashboards, Excel services, and PowerPivot services via their iPad! For complete details, check out http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh697482.aspx. There's a great video on that page that walks through how well... Continue Reading →
A long list of SharePoint blogs, and a new SharePoint Social App
In an effort to keep myself up to speed with what's going on across the SharePoint world, I compiled every SharePoint blog I could find into a Google Reader Bundle. I also created an Android app which reads this same list. Below are the blogs this feed subscribes to: Andrew Connell [MVP SharePoint], http://www.andrewconnell.com/blog/Default.aspx Boston SharePoint Salon, http://www.bostonsharepointsalon.com/... Continue Reading →
Why do you hate SharePoint?
Seriously, I want to know. Take this small survey and let me know what you think. Why do you hate SharePoint? the survey My goal here is two fold: first, for the industry to understand the headaches people face daily and two (more importantly) try to provide some solutions to make these headaches go away.... Continue Reading →
How Can I Help?
Thanks for visiting my blog. Over the years, I've come to love the SharePoint community. The people are great, and I depend upon the vast resources available to help me get the job done. Now I want to give back. When you post to the forums at sharepoint.stackexchange.com, I'm committed to helping out whenever I... Continue Reading →
PowerPivot Walkthrough Using SharePoint Lists
Before we can just walk through using PowerPivot and SharePoint, we need to make sure things are in order. Some prerequisites PowerPivot has been installed and properly configured on your farm. Download PowerPivot for Excel 2010, SQL Server 2008 R2 version (SQL 2012 version WILL NOT WORK!) for free at http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=7609. I am using the Northwind sample... Continue Reading →