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Mid-monthly Meet-up
Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
• Panel style discussion/interviews on various topics
• Community Around the Globe via SharethePoint.com
• Insights into t...
• Goal: Contextually available forms
• Goal: Simplify the matrix of offerings for building forms
• Forms on SharePoint Lis...
Social news:
• The social capabilities in SharePoint 2013 will NOT be developed further
• Yammer is the way forward for so...
Common themes:
• Harnessing cloud for public facing sites
• Mobility – responsive design
• Only 1 public site available fo...
Specific sessions on particular topics:
• Real-world SharePoint architecture decisions
• Search architecture and sizing in...
The rest of the story:
• Don't focus on migration, focus on new workloads and migrating components when there is a
busines...
• Search was a big ticket topic
• Awesome real-world user stories and case studies
• View slide notes for numerous great s...
• Run by the best of the best
• Too much content for the allotted time
• Great value in question and answers
• Great value...
• Divided into a number of different tracks with specialised tables for specific topics
• Went to the infrastructure track...
Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday
SharePoint Conference 2014 wrap-up
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SharePoint Conference 2014 wrap-up

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SharePoint Conference 2014 wrap-up

  1. 1. Mid-monthly Meet-up
  2. 2. Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
  3. 3. • Panel style discussion/interviews on various topics • Community Around the Globe via SharethePoint.com • Insights into the Future of Forms • Many other different topics both about conferences/user groups etc but also specific informative topics like Search, BI etc http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/SharePoint-Conference/2014 • Available during most day-time hours on site and remotely during the conference • Available 90 days after the conference finishes • If anyone wants the lab docs – get in touch!
  4. 4. • Goal: Contextually available forms • Goal: Simplify the matrix of offerings for building forms • Forms on SharePoint Lists (FoSL) • Forms on Spreadsheets (FoSS) • Structured document forms (word) • Application forms – Access, Visual Studio, Lightswitch • Provide feedback – what do you need: OfficeForms.UserVoice.com • Continual improvement will occur SPCtv Insights into the Future of Forms SPC348 - Update on InfoPath and SharePoint Forms
  5. 5. Social news: • The social capabilities in SharePoint 2013 will NOT be developed further • Yammer is the way forward for social in SharePoint • Social functionality being embedded across office 365 - inline social, groups, onedrive for attachments, office online Common messages: • Social is less about the technology which will enable it and more about the organisational culture • Important to have strategy for adoption, ensure senior level support and measure value • Yammer is the way to unlock expertise, enable efficient communication and get content out of mailboxes SPC282 - Microsoft's roadmap for Enterprise Social SPC280 - Microsoft: Our Enterprise Social Journey SPC266 - Driving enterprise social from the bottom up Numerous client case studies available to view
  6. 6. Common themes: • Harnessing cloud for public facing sites • Mobility – responsive design • Only 1 public site available for o365 plans, geared for smaller brochure sites • o365 public site offering is an option but limits what can be done - azure websites can fill the gap • Most designs will work on sp online but will take more time to get working • RWD has certain challenges associated with it that device channels can overcome • Hybrid approaches between RWD and device channels work well Creating Internet facing web sites with SharePoint on-premises or in the cloud Branding Internet facing web sites with SharePoint in the cloud
  7. 7. Specific sessions on particular topics: • Real-world SharePoint architecture decisions • Search architecture and sizing in SharePoint 2013 • Subordinate integrity: Certificates for SharePoint 2013 • Designing, deploying, and managing Workflow Manager farms • Mastering Office Web Apps 2013 deployment and operations • Comprehensive User Profile Synchronization • Many more Specific sessions on particular topics: • View slide notes for numerous great sessions
  8. 8. The rest of the story: • Don't focus on migration, focus on new workloads and migrating components when there is a business reason • Choose workloads which are suitable for the cloud moving forward • A definite shift towards hybrid scenarios rather than straight migration, architect for the cloud • The push towards OneDrive for Business • Repositioning the definition of what IT does: • IT is an enabler • a centre of excellence • adder of business value • help the business understand risk The Cloud Navigating the benefits and challenges of this disruptive innovation SharePoint on-premises, in the cloud, and everything in between
  9. 9. • Search was a big ticket topic • Awesome real-world user stories and case studies • View slide notes for numerous great sessions
  10. 10. • Run by the best of the best • Too much content for the allotted time • Great value in question and answers • Great value in the resources provided online • For all the slides / related content – get in touch! • For other hybrid-related sessions – see slide notes
  11. 11. • Divided into a number of different tracks with specialised tables for specific topics • Went to the infrastructure track and spoke to Spencer Harbar around my architectural decisions at my client at the time and whether multi-tenancy would have been a better option • Spoke to Neil Hodgkinson about the search approach we've taken at that client, whether it was an issue and some of the alternate approaches we should consider pursuing • Most valuable organised event of the conference and one that should not be missed
  12. 12. Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday

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