Book Review: MOS 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft Office SharePoint

Note: Wow, this article was in a nearly finished state for nearly a year now (last edit: March 2012)….better late than never! Back in May 2011, I took the beta exam for Microsoft Office Specialist – SharePoint 2010 (77-886), and heard in July that I had passed. Later that year (2011), I got the ebook MOS 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft® Office SharePoint® by Geoff Evelyn from O’Reilly, here’s my review: The Details

What happens with my public website during the Office 365 update?

With the new version of Office 365 for enterprises to be officially launched on 27 February, there are many questions for existing customers regarding the upgrade process. In this article, I will explore what is known regarding the public website that is provided as part of a Office 365 tenant. In the (still) current version of Office 365, the public website is using a simple design with limited functionality, which Details

My slides: Office 365 and SharePoint 2013 Hybrid Environments

Here’s my slidedeck from my presentation on “Office 365 and SharePoint 2013 Hybrid Environments” that I gave on 17 January 2013 at the Southeast Asia SharePoint Conference 2013: Office 365 and SharePoint 2013 Hybrid Environments from Rene Modery You can find more information and links to documentation and whitepapers on http://hybridoffice365.com. Blog post with instructions on how to set up your own hybrid environment coming up soon as well!

What’s my SharePoint Online version?

SharePoint MVP Serge Luca just posted an article with the title “Can you check the version of a SharePoint Online ? (or how can you know that your SharePoint Online moved to 2013…)“. In it, he shows how you can find out which server version your SharePoint Online tenant is running on, for example if you want to know whether SPO has been patched with the latest CU, or currently Details

Flash/JavaScript Video not working in SharePoint

Situation We just ran into a funny issue with playing videos in SharePoint. We’re using tje JavaScript library flowplayer to play video files on our company intranet with the help of Flash, as I mentioned and demoed e.g. here and here. What we wanted to do next is to provide this functionality also on other servers (not just Asia Pacific, but globally). Besides flowplayer, we also looked at JW Player as Details

Visiting Singapore – Southeast Asia SharePoint Conference 2013 Edition

In this post (and referencing some older posts), I’ll provide some brief information about Singapore, what to eat, what to do, where to go, how to get around, etc. I already gave some information in 2010 as well as in 2011, visit these two posts as well!  Get around If you want to travel by public transport, the easiest way to go to the SharePoint Conference is via MRT. The Details