Selling and Delivering SharePoint Governance

Look up the word “governance” in wikipedia and you’ll find sentences such as “It relates to decisions that define expectations, grant power, or verify performance. It consists either of a separate process or of a […] Read More


I’m reaching out to you (if anyone still reads this blog) looking for some support with a charity. For those of you that are hockey fans, you’re familiar with the NHL tradition of the players […] Read More

Document Version Properties

I’m currently working on a SharePoint project involving a requirement to embed the current version into each document.  Not an uncommon requirement, but at the end of the day it required an uncommon solution due […] Read More

Changing the App Pool Identity using STSADM

Ok, ok…I didn’t write it.  But I was in the room when it was written!!  My co-worker Gary Lapointe presented last week to the Colorado Springs SharePoint User Group on customizing STSADM and his “demo” […] Read More

MCS Co-Worker Finally Blogging

It took him a while, but Sameer Surve finally has a blog!  He’s been my MCS counterpart at my current client for the last year and a half (give or take), and he definitely has […] Read More

Web.Config FeatureReceiver Update

After my previous post outlining my custom Feature Receiver used to update any section of a web.config file, I had some follow up email conversations with Mike about his post and us possibly collaborating on […] Read More

InfoPath Master/Detail with SharePoint List Sources

I picked up some InfoPath requirements after one of our consultants had to leave so this one had to be done after dusting off the InfoPath brain cells.  I’m still not convinced this is the […] Read More

Test Twitter Notifier from Live Writer

Trying out the Twitter Notifier using Live Writer.  Found in the Live Writer SDK for Technical Preview.  This should show up on my Twitter feed.

FeedReader Update

Tim just put together a new release for his FeedReader web part which includes the code contributions I made a few months ago.  He details some installation steps on his blog here. Thanks again for […] Read More

Drill Here, Drill Now!

I guess if you sit and wait long enough, someone will do something to solve a problem.  In my eyes, the problem is our dependency on foreign oil.  There are two angles of attack to […] Read More