Archive | June, 2012

How Many SharePoint Developers Are There Really?

By this time, everyone has heard the news that Microsoft is buying Yammer for $1.2 billion. And dammit, my offer was $1.1 billion, they just beat me to the finish line. As part of their marketing of the wonders of the deal (and the jury is still out on a number of issues), Microsoft built […]

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Paul, You’re an Idiot – The Dark Knight of SharePoint Rises

Dave Rubinstein of BZMedia asked me whether I would answer some questions about my role in the community. I said yes, he asked, and I answered. The resulting interview is published in the latest (at least at the time of writing) SPTechReport called “’The Dark Knight’ of SharePoint”. Note: Incidentally, ‘The Dark Knight of SharePoint’ […]

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SharePoint 2013 Upgrade or Not: 5 Strategies to Help You Decide

Over the previous few months, there have been a number of online articles telling you how to prepare for the next version of SharePoint (SharePoint 15 or SharePoint 2013, depending on who you believe). Some of that advice is sound, but a lot of it is also rubbish, often coming from authors who have a […]

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