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SharePoint Conference 2014 – Thoughts, Predictions and Unmitigated Fun


Like clockwork, Microsoft officially announced yesterday that the next SharePoint Conference will be March 3-6 2014 in…wait for it…Vegas! I’m actually somewhat surprised, as I was expecting SPC to grace another venue during a non-release year, but the organizers decided to stick with the popular Vegas location. Judging from the outcome of previous conferences in Vegas, I highly doubt anyone will complain.

So without further ado, here’s a few of my thoughts and predictions about SPC14.


Clearly those last two predictions are completely bogus and strangely intriguing, but what do you think about the others? Add your thoughts below!

By |June 14th, 2013|Categories: Conferences, Microsoft, SharePoint|0 Comments

SharePoint Conference 2009 Session Recaps

While attending  SPC09 in Las Vegas last month, I had the pleasure of writing several session recaps for There was so much information about SharePoint 2010 to be ingested that I could barely keep up! I’ve finally had time to settle down to start pouring through some of the sessions I missed, so I hope to update the blog frequently with new information. In the meantime, please check out the three sessions that were published already.

A new post on records management in SharePoint 2010 will be posted shortly, so stay tuned!

Best Practices Conference 2009 – A Streaming Success!


The last couple of months have been chock full of conferences, SharePints, streaming media events, SharePoint 2010 teasers, and of course the massive preparations for fantasy football! The icing on the cake for me was the recently-ended Best Practices Conference 2009 (BPC) in Washington, DC. As SharePoint 2010 creeps closer towards public disclosure, this was the last conference before the proverbial SharePoint mecca, SharePoint Conference 2009 in Vegas (SPC09). Although the BPC is not new, it was certainly a different experience for all who attended, especially those who were not able to make it.

If you haven’t been following the #bpc09 hashtag on twitter (or have no idea what a twitter hashtag is), then you may not have known that the entire conference was covered live by several of us who were able to attend. Mark Miller, founder and editor of, and Bamboo Nation organized a live media platform that allowed volunteers to live blog the sessions and various conference events. If you’ve ever been to a SharePoint conference, then you know how difficult it is to keep up on everything going on. Our community is fortunate to have some of the greatest speakers around, and this frequently makes it difficult to choose between competing sessions. The live blogging platform allows you to catch up on anything you’ve missed as it is instantly archived. With multiple feeds active, following specific tracks was effortless. Many thanks to Mark Miller and the volunteers who made it happen! The archives are now online for your perusal. And you […]

By |August 31st, 2009|Categories: Conferences|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments