An Introduction: Getting Organized

This blog is a follow up to my presentation Getting Organized: Discover, Design, and Implement. (Also known as “Taming those Hoarders!”) My intent with this presentation and blog, is to provide a method for moving from traditional files shares and legacy systems into SharePoint.  The methods I use will help you define your taxonomy, content […]

jQuery Widgets and CEWP

The third post in my DIY series is about jQuery.   I wanted to do a walk through with one of my favorite jQuery widgets, the accordion.   This is not groundbreaking new material, the accordion has been around for a while.  My goal in writing this blog article was to let others know that there are […]

April Cumulative Update fixes Managed Metadata Issue

The SharePoint 2010 Foundation Cumulative Update for April 2012 addresses an issue with managed metadata that I thought I should share: When you use the Managed Metadata columns together with document sets in SharePoint Foundation 2010, you cannot perform a content deployment successfully. Additionally, you receive the following error message: FatalError: Specified data type does […]

Workflows don’t run when Word Automation Services adds document using SPD

This week I was working with a client on bringing their Safety Manual process into SharePoint; utilizing some SP Designer approval workflows and Word Automation services. This was going to help improve their processes and bottlenecks associated with updating the manual and proving the most recent, accurate copies to the users within the organization. Everything […]