Category: Thoughts and Opinions


My “Big” Announcement

It was recently brought to my attention that I didn’t really make the big announcement (or “big” from my perspective ūüôā¬†¬†A little over a year ago, I posted about a¬†project I worked on to redeploy a¬†highly visible governent website built on top of SharePoint Products & Technologies and hosted on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) platform.¬† This project served as a showcase for how you can deploy a massively scalable SharePoint architecture leveraging cloud...


My thoughts on the question of whether Microsoft SharePoint can support Social Networking

I was recently asked to comment on a blog post written by independent blogger, Ken Graetz, who is the eLearning Officer and Director of the Winona State University in MN, who pointed out some key distinctions between SharePoint Produdcts & Technologies and the popular social networking platform, Ning.  In Mr. Graetz post, he calls out the following distinctions between Ning and SharePoint: Ning sites offer many more social networking than SharePoint sites. In other words,...


Changed blog feed over to FeedBurner

I’ve just moved my blog feed¬†over to FeedBurner.¬† For those of you out there who aggregate posts on this blog, please update to my new feed.¬† This blog still supports the original DasBlog-based syndication service so those who are currently aggregating shouldn’t be affected at all.¬† But for new vistors who wish to aggregate, please use¬†as your new feed.


Architect Panel Discussion released to TechEd Online

An interesting panel discussion video was recently released to the TechEd Online Library¬†that focuses on extending the role/disciplines of the Architect into the area of providing mentoring. Taken from the TechEd Online Library: “There are many disciplines that a software architect must master in order to do the job: requirements definition, use cases, modeling, layering, object orientation, service orientation, methodologies, and so on. In addition, as we are typically project leaders, we are usually tasked...

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