Everyone in the IT industry knows how important certifications are. Especially consultants and those in the services game know that customers like to have some kind of paper in their hands that can state how good the person is. That is one of the reasons I took the exam as a Certified Information Professional. Read more

Time for another SharePoint book review, and this time it is about my field of expertise: Planning for Adoption and Governance by Geoff Evelyn. Read more

Meet KIM and TIM

June 11th, 2013 | Posted by Marijn in business | Governance | sharepoint | skills - (0 Comments)

Have you met KIM and TIM already ?
They are the most valuable SharePoint people in your organisation! Read more

In a study conducted by InfoSecurity-magazine and Emedia and sponsored by Boldon James results show that “shocking two-thirds of SharePoint-using companies in a recent survey have admitted to having ‘no active security policy’ in place for the application”. In the study they contacted a wide range of business from -25 users to +5000 users. Half of those … Read more

The friendly people over at Collaboris shared an infographic on SharePoint settings by level. They released (as a newyears gift I suppose) this really nice chart that shows you all the settings you can make at each level: – farm – web application zone – web application – site collection – site This is crucial if … Read more

The Technet page with downloadable content for SharePoint 2013 has been updated. Read more

What is it? In the 2007 version of SharePoint, Microsoft introduced Content Types: a way to define pieces of information like offers, tasks, procedures, … You could define those Content Types on site collection level (and in sites) and add a template, metadata, workflow and policies. All documents or items created as an instance of … Read more

When doing Governance in your SharePoint environment, you might want to keep your sites in check regarding disk space and bandwith. If sites are growing too fast or consume a lot of network traffic, it might be interesting to put them on another farm with faster architecture. But even when you just have 1 farm, … Read more