Arpan Shah's Blog

Office 365, SharePoint and Project Technology

SharePoint 2010 Training

(I'm trying to keep this list of resources current. I also frequently tweet when new...

Author: ArpanS Date: 12/02/2009

SharePoint 2010 Platform Differentiation

There are many vendors that claim to have an enterprise collaboration platform. So what...

Author: ArpanS Date: 11/09/2009

SharePoint 2010 Channel 9 Interviews

I wanted to share recent Channel 9 interviews that Tom Rizzo & I did during SharePoint...

Author: ArpanS Date: 11/08/2009

SharePoint 2010 Overview Presentation

Here’s a pointer to the SharePoint Overview session presentation that I delivered at the SharePoint...

Author: ArpanS Date: 10/22/2009

SharePoint Conference Keynotes

If you didn’t get a chance to come to the SharePoint Conference and watch the keynotes, you can...

Author: ArpanS Date: 10/20/2009

Welcome to SharePoint 2010

The moment has come that many of you have been waiting for – full disclosure of SharePoint 2010!...

Author: ArpanS Date: 10/19/2009

Windows Azure Poker Probability Calculator Application

Over the last few weeks, I found some free time to play around with Windows Azure. Since PDC 2008,...

Author: ArpanS Date: 09/26/2009

SharePoint 2010 Training for SharePoint 2007 Partners

[updated] Take a look at this post for the latest SharePoint 2010 training resources.

Author: ArpanS Date: 08/27/2009

SharePoint 2010 Sneak Peek Presentation

While Tom, Richard and Paul did the Overview, IT Pro & Developer SharePoint 2010 sneak peek...

Author: ArpanS Date: 08/20/2009

My Top Office 2010 Tech Preview Features

When Office 2007 came out, I was one of the earliest adopters. I had the privilege of being one of...

Author: ArpanS Date: 08/17/2009

Bing and Google

If you google Bing or bing Google, you’ll find some really interesting reviews & comparisons...

Author: ArpanS Date: 07/16/2009

SharePoint 2010 Sneak Peek!

Today is an exciting day because we are announcing that SharePoint 2010 has reached the technical...

Author: ArpanS Date: 07/13/2009

SharePoint Best Practices Conference

I’m going to be keynoting at the upcoming SharePoint Best Practices Conference in DC on August 24th....

Author: ArpanS Date: 06/26/2009

Helping Fight Cancer

Hello everyone! I signed up to participate & run in the Seattle LIVESTRONG Challenge later this...

Author: ArpanS Date: 06/05/2009

Distributed Computing and Enterprise 2.0

During my college years, the Internet phenomenon took off. While computer networks was a subject...

Author: ArpanS Date: 05/23/2009

Important SP2 Information

If you have deployed SP2 or are looking to deploy SP2, please take a careful look at...

Author: ArpanS Date: 05/22/2009

Preliminary system requirements for SharePoint 2010

We just announced SharePoint 2010 preliminary system requirements at...

Author: ArpanS Date: 05/11/2009

On Twitter

I decided to give Twitter a shot! I created a twitter account some time ago, but didn’t become...

Author: ArpanS Date: 04/22/2009

SharePoint and Office 2007 SP2

You should expect SharePoint 2007 SP2 at the end of this month. More info @...

Author: ArpanS Date: 04/16/2009

It’s official: SharePoint Server 2010

It’s official. Today we announced that the official name of SharePoint “14” is SharePoint 2010....

Author: ArpanS Date: 04/15/2009

User Experience

The most important measure of a successful solution is adoption. Whether it’s an Internet...

Author: ArpanS Date: 04/10/2009

Microsoft CIO Summit 2009

I delivered the SharePoint session at this week’s Microsoft US Midsize CIO Summit. Here’s a pointer...

Author: ArpanS Date: 04/08/2009

Meeting potential future SharePoint Masters

Last week, I had the opportunity to meet some real world SharePoint experts – partners and Microsoft...

Author: ArpanS Date: 04/02/2009

My sister just launched an online art gallery @ http://www.gilharpgallery.org  The goal of the...

Author: ArpanS Date: 03/28/2009

SharePoint Developer Connections – here I come!

I am doing the SharePoint Keynote and presenting 2 break-out sessions at the upcoming SharePoint...

Author: ArpanS Date: 03/16/2009

SharePoint News & MVP Summit

I had an opportunity to meet the MVPs this week! Unlike last year, when I missed the summit...

Author: ArpanS Date: 03/06/2009

SharePoint on the Internet Interview

Mike Gannotti recently cornered Allan Schweighardt & me at a conference in Seattle, WA, earlier...

Author: ArpanS Date: 02/19/2009

SharePoint, E-Learning and Silverlight

Happy new year everyone! I wanted to kick off the new year by highlighting a really innovative...

Author: ArpanS Date: 01/05/2009

My Recent SharePoint Podcast

Robert Foster, a SharePoint MVP, informally interviewed me a few weeks ago in Redmond.  Rob...

Author: ArpanS Date: 12/01/2008

I just got back from Europe where I participated in TechEd Developer and internal Microsoft...

Author: ArpanS Date: 11/17/2008

SharePoint and Office news at PDC

For those of you not at PDC, but interested in knowing what "new" news was announced...

Author: ArpanS Date: 10/30/2008

SharePoint 2007 SP2 timeline and info

If you didn't catch the news, information about Office 2007 SP2 was released by the Office sustained...

Author: ArpanS Date: 10/24/2008

PDC 2008: Here we come!

Going to PDC? I'll be there, so definitely say hello at the booth or one of the SharePoint sessions...

Author: ArpanS Date: 10/24/2008

Things to Consider for SharePoint Performance

SharePoint performance is a function of a number of factors. Some are obvious, some are less...

Author: ArpanS Date: 10/21/2008

Finding and Growing Great SharePoint Talent

It's been a really busy few weeks for me. I've been working with Paul Andrew on our PDC plans. For a...

Author: ArpanS Date: 10/16/2008

Best of luck Lawrence!

Lawrence Liu, on my team for 3+ years, left the SharePoint team & Microsoft this week to join...

Author: ArpanS Date: 10/16/2008

SharePoint 2007 and Windows Server 2008

With SharePoint SP1, SharePoint 2007 supports Windows Server 2008. The MOSS & WSS evaluation...

Author: ArpanS Date: 09/21/2008

Enterprise Wikis and Simple Web Publishing

I was in Orlando this week presenting at an internal Microsoft conference. I had an opportunity to...

Author: ArpanS Date: 09/20/2008

SharePoint Security Guidance

A little while ago, I published a blog entry around end-user security. Since then, I've been asked...

Author: ArpanS Date: 09/18/2008

Announcing the SharePoint Best Practices Series

[Cross-posted from the SharePoint Team Blog] Over the last few months, the SharePoint product team...

Author: ArpanS Date: 08/29/2008

Search Federation and Content Deployment

As I mentioned in my previous post, the Infrastructure Update is now available! It's a roll-up of...

Author: ArpanS Date: 07/17/2008

Search Federation in SharePoint Server 2007

You can download the presentation I delivered at TechEd 2008 here. Here are a couple slides from the...

Author: ArpanS Date: 06/22/2008

SharePoint Web Content Management News

There has been some great recent news for the SharePoint Web Content Management community. 1. Check...

Author: ArpanS Date: 06/04/2008

Live Mesh

A good friend of mine, Aakash Kambuj, is a senior developer on the Mesh team. For the last few weeks...

Author: ArpanS Date: 05/24/2008

So long, and thanks for all the Fitz.

Yesterday, I had lunch with Fitz AKA Mike Fitzmaurice. Fitz is probably one of the most recognizable...

Author: ArpanS Date: 05/22/2008

Announcing: SharePoint WCM book available at TechEd 2008

[cross posted on the SharePoint Team Blog] It's exciting to see customers using SharePoint for their...

Author: ArpanS Date: 05/21/2008

SharePoint Development - Meet Paul Andrew

Paul Andrew leads the SharePoint Developer Readiness effort at Microsoft. He recently wrote an...

Author: ArpanS Date: 05/10/2008

SharePoint End User Security

Security covers a number of topics when it comes to software. Everything from locking down a system...

Author: ArpanS Date: 05/09/2008

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