I do not recommend SharePoint

I’m sorry Mr Microsoft but I cannot recommend SharePoint. I have been seeing during the last 3 years major companies investing millions of dollars on SharePoint farms, SharePoint migration projects, tonnes of effort to go… where? …Nowhere… They have the best sales people I have seen, using the nice story that SharePoint is the natural … Read more

Non successful SharePoint implementations

I have been seeing during the last 3 years major companies investing millions of dollars on SharePoint farms, SharePoint migration projects, tonnes of effort to go… where? Do you know any major SharePoint implementation where the end users and CIO are happy? If you do, please let me know! I’m interested on it. I have … Read more

LN to SharePoint Migration map

An image is more valuable than a thousand words, so, Main components of a Lotus Notes Application mapped to corresponding SharePoint 2010 Custom Application. The more challenging point on a migration to SharePoint from LN databases is the fact the final key users have to be aware of the target possibilities they have for the … Read more

SharePoint templates

Coming back to SharePoint world after one month without thinking on it. Some necessary research about resources that potentially can enable us to advance in the construction of real solutions for our client. Source: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/sharepoint/bb407286.aspx The most interesting for me are: Manufacturing Process Management The Manufacturing Process Management application template helps teams to model and … Read more

2010 SPS Farm Report

A tool to remind, the 2010 SharePoint Server Farm Report tool provides you information available that helps you to understand the complete configuration of your farm. http://spsfarmreport.codeplex.com/ From the link: “This is a 64-bit executable that relies on .NET Framework 3.5. This assembly can only run on x64 Windows operating systems where SharePoint Foundation 2010, … Read more


Microsoft provides the Microsoft SharePoint Online Code Analysis Framework (MSOCAF) to customers for use in analysing custom solutions, testing the deployment of the custom solutions, and submitting them for installation in the SharePoint Online environment. What is your experience using it? Which valuable information provides it to you? Is there some negative aspect of using … Read more

Customization on SharePoint on Office 365

Once that I have been involved in a SharePoint project and taking into account that my client is deploying a BPOS-D  Office 365 environment, I’m learning about all application lifecycle for potential opportunities. Before to design one SharePoint application to Office 365 there is a set of supported features that can determine that your application is … Read more

From Access to SharePoint

Today I learnt you can move an Access database to SharePoint. You could do that since so much time ago!!! … I’m sure… but I learnt it today. SharePoint provides a service (named Access Service) that allow us to share and publish Access DBs in a web environment. This service is able to build a … Read more

Lesson 5, the limit between your application and the SharePoint product

For sure you implement an E2E solution for your client but there is a limit in all of this. For instance, we have faced infinite and recurring discussions about relative links. In this project, the documentation stored in the solution has been linked with relative links, so once that it’s exported and sent to auditors, they … Read more