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Archive for May, 2010

Indicative SharePoint 2010 Licensing Costs

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SharePoint licensing is a complex subject. As well as there being multiple product configuration options, license prices often depend on a number of factors such as the type of organisation, the relationship with Microsoft and/or licensing retailer etc. It is useful, however, to have a rough indication of how much a product will cost when planning a project. For example if you are interested in giving all internal users access to FAST search you are looking at roughly twice the licensing costs of an installation using the standard features.

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Written by Ari Bakker

May 27th, 2010 at 10:02 pm

SharePoint 2010 Beta Exams Available

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The Born to Learn Blog just announced that registration is now open for the SharePoint 2010 beta exams. Head over to their blog to get the registration codes as these let you take the test for free and if you pass you get the full certification. The idea is you do the TS one first and the PRO one is a bit more tech lead/architect based.

I think the exams are a great way to learn about more than what you focus on day-to-day as they cover a wide range of features included in the SharePoint platform. So if you have been working with SharePoint for a while now is a great chance to have a shot as there is nothing to lose (apart from a bit… Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Beta Exams Available »

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May 20th, 2010 at 9:08 am

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SharePoint Evolution Conference Findability Slides

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Last week I presented at the SharePoint Evolution Conference in London. I’ve put my slides on slideshare for my session on ‘creating a tag driven information architecture using SharePoint 2007’. In the session I focused on making things findable, both in SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010.

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Written by Ari Bakker

May 1st, 2010 at 3:00 pm