SharePoint Summit Toronto Full Conference Pass Giveaway - Valued at $1,795!

Written by Inna Gordin. Posted in Editors' Thoughts

We, at SharePoint Reviews, are proud to have one full conference pass for SharePoint Summit 2013 in Toronto to giveaway to our readers. With more than 70 sessions, a keynote by Andrew Connell, and a beautiful location that is perfect for Mid-May (May 13th to 15th), you will enjoy the learning, networking, and a break from work.

This is the 7th SharePoint Summit conference, and the 2013 edition promises to be the most exciting yet. It features a very special new event – SharePoint Excellence Gala – that will bring even more status to SharePoint industry, its companies and people across Canada by recognizing their expertise in the development of SharePoint solutions.

SPTechCon San Francisco Review: 4 Days of Intense Learning

Posted in Editors' Thoughts

review45  Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Stars, Reviewed by Behzad Kashefipour

Being a software developer since 1998, in 2006 I joined a software consulting firm in southern California which introduced me to Microsoft SharePoint. I had to learn a great deal of development technics in SharePoint 2007, all in a very short amount of time. Back in those days, the online resources were almost non-existing, and the books were offering limited step-by-step, out-of-the-box how-to technics that would be good only for extremely simple environments. Therefore, I depended on SharePoint Conferences to get in touch with other fellow developers and to attend sessions to learn new technics that can actually be applied to the bleeding-edge technology I was working on.

Free TimeOFF App for Office 365 Offers Employees' Leave Request Functionality

Written by Inna Gordin. Posted in SharePoint Product News

TimeOff app for SharePoint 2013/Office 365 streamlines the process of submitting and processing employees’ leave requests. When installed on your company's SharePoint site, the app will enable your employees to submit leave requests with ease, while allowing authorized staff to accept or reject such requests. TimeOFF is offered in the Lite version – as a free application ideal for small organizations, and in the PRO version – for bigger organizations. The developer of the app, Fild.NET, can also prepare the TimeOFF application for any other SharePoint version, customizing it to your specific needs and requirements.

New XStream Product Enhances SharePoint’s Content Type Deployment Capabilities

Written by Inna Gordin. Posted in SharePoint Product News

New SharePoint Auto Content Type Publishing product by XStream provides a “one-click” process within the Content Type Hub SharePoint 2010 site and accelerates the deployment.

Normally, the deployment of Content Types is time consuming and manually intensive. To successfully deploy or update Content Types, SharePoint users (such as SharePoint Administrators, Information Management personnel, and deployment teams) are typically required to perform the following manual steps:

Product Review: SharePoint Sense's "SharePoint ShortUrl": Size Matters – Smaller is Better (4.5 Stars)

Written by Todd Klindt. Posted in SharePoint Web Parts

For many years now I have maintained a blog that focuses on SharePoint administration. I use it mainly to document tasks I’ve done or to explain weird behavior of SharePoint. If my mother is to be believed, it could possibly be the best blog on the Internet. Taking my mother’s words to heart, I refer people to my blog often.

Working with EPiServer 7 CMS? New Connector Allows Seamless Integration with SharePoint

Written by Inna Gordin. Posted in SharePoint Product News

New EPiServer Connect for SharePoint product integrates SharePoint 2013, 2010 and/or 2007 with EPiServer 7 CMS to allow business users to bring their SharePoint assets to the web. With this connector, marketers can leverage SharePoint capabilities to optimize and streamline enterprise content management efforts and convert internal collaboration into online marketing results.

TITUS SharePoint Security Suite Fully Supports Microsoft SharePoint 2013

Written by Inna Gordin. Posted in SharePoint Product News

TITUS SharePoint Security Suite is now fully compatible with Microsoft SharePoint 2013, both Server and Foundation. The product enhances SharePoint security by automatically enforcing fine-grained access control policies and applying visual labels – promoting strong, consistent data governance for SharePoint content. TITUS products leverage existing document metadata combined with trusted user claims to ensure that security is applied automatically and consistently across all SharePoint content.

MetaVis Supports Office 365 for Business and SharePoint Online

Written by Inna Gordin. Posted in SharePoint Product News

As of now, all MetaVis migration and administration products support Office 365 for business and take the headache out of moving and managing content in the cloud.

Many companies are planning their SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 upgrade strategies using the traditional database attach approach. The downside to this approach is that it doesn’t work for Office 365, moves a lot of unneeded or unused sites, content, components and customizations and doesn’t allow you to migrate directly from SharePoint 2003 and 2007 without interim steps.

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