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SharePoint 2010 Microsoft Office Specialist Beta Exam 77-886

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Microsoft will shortly be releasing a new SharePoint 2010 exam that targets “Information Workers”. Between now and the 1st of June you have the opportunity to take the exam for free while it is in a beta testing stage. While it isn’t explicitly stated I imagine this works like most new exams and the beta period is used to evaluate the exam content but if you pass the beta exam you gain the full certification.

This exam isn’t particularly technical and is focused on power users more than developers/IT pros so is open to a wide range of people. Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Microsoft Office Specialist Beta Exam 77-886 »

Written by Ari Bakker

May 18th, 2011 at 4:00 pm

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How to: Create a Simple SharePoint 2010 People Directory

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I’ve had a few clients ask for a page on their intranet that allows users to browse a list of people within the organisation without having to enter a search query. They then want to see a list of filters such as Department or Job Title to allow them to filter the results. This is really easy to set up using the default SharePoint 2010 search web parts and doesn’t require writing a single line of code. An example of what this can look like is shown below (note no query is specified, we have just clicked on the ‘people directory’ link in the top nav):

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Written by Ari Bakker

May 16th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

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