Category: Thoughts and Opinions


Google Apps vs. Office 365: your choice, but don’t be misinformed… (Part 1)

This is first installment of a multi-part blog series (read Part 2 and Part 3 and Part 4 and Part 5) where I review an article entitled “Google Apps vs. Office 365: your choice” where I provide a different perspective in this ongoing battle for dominance in the cloud between Google and Microsoft. We all live in a world of choice. The power of choice is a freedom that we hold dear. But with that power,...


My “Big” Announcement

It was recently brought to my attention that I didn’t really make the big announcement (or “big” from my perspective 🙂  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.

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