Twitter and the SharePoint Community


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Twitter has taken the SharePoint community by storm. It's influence is apparent by it's use as a communication and notification mechanism. 20,000 tweets at the SharePoint Conference! We'll explore through mostly demos what this is all about!

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Twitter and the SharePoint Community

  1. 1. Twitter and the SharePoint Community<br />Joel Oleson<br />Sr. SharePoint Architect<br />Quest Software<br /><br />
  2. 2. Who is SharePoint Joel?<br />9 year SharePoint Veteran…<br />First SharePoint Admin!<br />Sr. Technical Product Manager - SharePoint team Launch of SharePoint Server 2007<br />Top IT SharePoint Blog<br />Blog:<br />Twitter: @joeloleson<br />
  3. 3. Audience Poll<br />Not Yet on Twitter?<br />More than 1 year experience?<br />Confused About Twitter?<br />Thinks it will change the way we live?<br />
  4. 4. Session Overview <br />Interactive & Demo, Demo, Demo<br />Terminology<br />Stories<br />Apps<br />Search & Data Mining <br />The Future…<br />
  5. 5. & Twitter <br />
  6. 6. Twitter Parody<br /><br />
  7. 7. Could the speakers be wrong?<br />@Cstahl – Christian Stahl<br />@Ghusman – Goran Husman<br />@ToddKlindt – Todd Klindt<br />@JoelOleson – Joel Oleson<br />@Ngoude – Niklas Goude<br />@EricShupps – Eric Shupps<br />@stevesmithck – Steve Smith<br />@wictor – Wictor Wilen<br />@Pjcov – Penny Coventry<br />@zimmergren – Tobias Zimmergren<br />
  8. 8. Social Heirarchy<br />
  9. 9. Twitter Real World Test<br />Tough Trivia Question…<br />Example: How do you cure the hiccups?<br />SharePoint Question…<br />Example: What build is the public beta?<br />Poll – How many answers and what kind of answers will we get???<br />
  10. 10. Good Twitter Stories<br />Andrew Connell’s Class<br />Guy in Egypt<br />Earthquake – Red Cross is on Twitter<br />Hotel upgrade<br />Social use with @gvarosky<br />Laptop<br />PDC<br />Bad Example:<br />Mumbai<br />
  11. 11. What is Twitter?<br />140 Characters – Status (Or less even better!)<br />Is that it?<br />Isn’t it just noise? Distraction?<br />Why am I not getting anything out of it?<br />How can it benefit me in the SharePoint Community<br />The Future of STATUS – Who wants to be a millionaire<br />
  12. 12. Terms<br />Tweet<br />RT - Retweet<br />Twitterverse<br />Follow/Following/Followers<br />Hashtag #SharePoint<br />Replies/Mentions<br />DM – Direct Message<br />API<br />Favorites<br />
  13. 13. Name those HASHTAGS!<br />SEF09<br />SPC09<br />TEE09<br />SP2010<br />PDC09<br />MIX09<br />
  14. 14. Popular uses of twitter<br />Personal & Blog Marketing –<br />Feedback – Is my blog/site working? Like my last post? (PR)<br />Referrals Direct Traffic<br />News (Not just friends) See - @breakingnews<br />Alerts – B2 Bits!<br />Community –<br />Live Coverage - Conferences<br />Customer Connection<br />Realtime Information<br />Data Mining<br />
  15. 15. Top 10 Twitter Clients (67%)<br /><br />
  16. 16. Apps<br />Clients<br />Tweetdeck – Outlook like<br />Seesmic<br />Mobile<br />Tweetdeck<br />Echofon<br />Tweetie<br />Twitterberry<br />Twitpic, URL Shortening tinyurl,<br />Don’t start with<br /><br />
  17. 17. Resources<br /> – mining links<br /> – search realtime<br /> – tweeting your blog or RSS<br /> for discovering apps<br /> – recommended twitterers<br />Twitter Apps and Services – Good Collection<br /><br /><br />
  18. 18. The Future of Twitter…<br />Twitter search vs. Google search<br />How would an acquisition of Twitter change the world?<br />How will Twitter monetize???<br />
  19. 19. Q&A<br />Questions?<br />
  20. 20. Required Slide<br />© 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.<br />The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.<br />