Prereqs for Office Web Apps Server 2013

Just a quick programming note for our home viewers installing Office Web Apps 2013 on Windows 2008 R2. If you’re following the instructions on TechNet, they list the following prereqs as of the writing of […] Read More

REST Calls and MDS

SharePoint 2013 introduces MDS, or Minimal Download Strategy, as a way to increase performance of various types of SharePoint sites (basically, non-publishing sites.) It’s turned on for quite a few site templates out of the […] Read More

When to Say No

On my drive in today I was thinking about some recent events and rationalizing them with past experiences in management positions. Employees should always be asking their managers for something. That “something” changes over time […] Read More

SharePoint Fest Record Management Questions

Earlier today I presented a session at SharePoint Fest in Denver, CO on records management and touched on 2007 and 2010, leading into the new capabilities built into 2013. The audience was great and had […] Read More

The Filtering Process has been Terminated

On a SharePoint 2013 farm we recently had search throw errors consistently being unable to crawl and index content. Looking into the crawl logs, I saw the error “The filtering process has been terminated”. Doing […] Read More

Speaking at Visual Studio Live!

I’m honored to have been chosen to present not one, but two sessions at the upcoming Visual Studio Live! event in Vegas from March 25 – 29. I remember this being one of the conferences […] Read More

On-Premise SharePoint 2013 Edition Comparison–Search

Pulling the table below from TechNet, the difference between Standard and Enterprise search in SharePoint 2013 is really only: Content Search Web Part Custom Entity Extraction Extensible Content Processing Advanced actions on Query Rules Video […] Read More

SSRS, SharePoint 2013, and SQL 2012 Standard Edition

When building out a new farm using SQL 2012 Standard and SharePoint 2010, a multi-server farm deployment with a dedicated SSRS server was possible. In SharePoint 2013 with SQL 2012 SP1, not so much possible, but […] Read More

SharePoint Saturday Utah 2013

The second incarnation of #SPSUtah is in the books and it was another success for the local community. Joel, Christian and Josef did a great job bringing everything together and working to increase attendance over […] Read More

Install & Configure Workflow in SharePoint 2013 Multi-Server Farm

Recently going through a farm install and configuration of Workflow in a 2013 multi-server farm, I learned a couple things along the way that weren’t covered by the still-catching-up documentation. First of all, prior to […] Read More