Author Archive: Chris Howell

I’m a husband, father of two amazing little girls and an OBS consultant. I have a keen interest specifically in SharePoint and iOS platforms but also have an interest in other technologies that can be used to enable collaboration and mobility.

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Non Technical Aspects of Social

Well it’s been a while since I last posted here! I am still alive, it has just been a busy few months and I’ve let my writing slide. So I’m now trying to rectify that. I’ve written a new post and had it published as a guest writer by NewsGator on their blog entitled “Non technical […]

03/07/2013 | By | Reply More

Sharegate Migration Tools for SharePoint Review

Sharegate provides a growing suite of tools that can be used to help “power users” either migrate content into SharePoint or between SharePoint instances. Sharegate supports the following versions of SharePoint: SharePoint 2003 (WSS 2.0) SharePoint 2007 (WSS 3.0) Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) SharePoint Foundation 2010 Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Office 365 BPOS Sharegate […]

28/11/2012 | By | Reply More

Social computing terminology and concepts in SharePoint Server 2013 Mind Map

I’ve prepared a new Mind Map that can be used to help illustrate and explain the terms and concepts related to social computing in SharePoint Server 2013. This Mind Map has been prepared from the Technet article of the same name: Social computing terminology and concepts in SharePoint Server 2013 As with other maps, I’ve […]

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Board Papers 2.0 by Pervasent Review

Pervasent have now released Board Papers 2 to the App Store. This release builds on the strong foundation of the original release and adds some new features. My full review of the previous version can be found here: http://www.sharepointdownunder.com/board-papers-by-pervasent-review/ Claims Based Authentication This new release provides support for Claims Based Authentication. Calendar Integration In the […]

08/11/2012 | By | Reply More

Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Online reference mindmap

I’ve produced a new reference Mindmap based off the Microsoft Technet article article: Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Online reference Available Online I’ve uploaded the Mindmap to: Biggerplate: http://www.biggerplate.com/mindmaps/okd1Ac8b/windows-powershell-for-sharepoint-online-reference Maps for That!: https://www.mapsforthat.com/map.php?m=2983 The Mindmap contains links to each section of the article content: Use Windows PowerShell cmdlets to manage and monitor an organization in SharePoint Online Use Windows […]

07/11/2012 | By | Reply More

Azurati SharePoint2Go Review

Azurati SharePoint2Go is the promoted as the first solution to provide enterprise class security and identity management for mobile SharePoint users. SharePoint2Go Introduction Unlike applications that are available within the iTunes App Store SharePoint2Go is targeted firmly at the Enterprise. SharePoint2Go has been designed from the outset to be a mobile web application with the intent of providing: Support for […]

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