September 2014 Entries

SharePoint Saturday Charlotte 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I presented How Carolinas HealthCare System Governs SharePoint at the Charlotte SharePoint Saturday and I had a great time. The people who attended my session asked lots of questions, which always helps. This was my fourth time presenting at a community Saturday event (SPS Charlotte 2013, SPS Richmond 2013, and Carolina Code Camp 2013) and all of them have been well organized and run. I thought it would be useful to share my team's experience introducing SharePoint governance ......

Upgrading a low end laptop–What a difference an SSD can make!

I upgraded my daughter’s laptop this weekend, with some incredible results. We bought this laptop three years ago for general home use and over time it became my daughter’s. We only spent $350 on it from Best Buy, where it was one of their back to school summer specials. For the price, it had decent specs and has proven to be rather solid. It’s a Lenovo B570 with 4GB ram, Intel Pentium processor, 720p 15” screen, and a 500GB Western Digital Scorpio Blue hard drive. It’s still running Windows 7 x64 ......