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Session: Implementing Microsoft Dynamics CRM Live in 60 Minutes or Less

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

### Focus on configuring the application to meet your needs, not your environment * Define Implementing * Business Process Analysis * Infrastructure Assessment * Installation * Configuration * Data Migration * Training Quick and Easy Setup/Configuration * Quick Setup * Signup Wizard * User Invitations * Easily Configurable * Import customizations and workflow * Quick [...]

Convergence Session: 10 Cool Things Customers Have Done With Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Microsoft Dynamics GP

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

### 10 Cool Things Customers Have Done With Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Microsoft Dynamics GP Session Conducted by Jon Jonasson & Pam Misialek 1. Excel Reports * Access from Outlook * Connect a Reports Library within MOSS by going to Actions -> Connect to Outlook. * Requires MOSS for this connectivity functionality. 2. [...]

Convergence’s Green Initiative

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

One of the things that I noticed is pretty cool here at Convergence is their “Green Initiative”. In particular, every registered attendee received a Nalgene-ish reusable water bottle and there are water coolers EVERYWHERE for you to fill up. This takes the place of having free bottled water throughout the venue. They say that going [...]

Convergence Session: Using SharePoint with Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Dashboards, Analytics, and Document Collaboration

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

### Common Dashboards for SharePoint * My Dashboard * Activities, Opportunities, Accounts * Role Based * Metrics, Team Roll-Up * Sales Manager * Marketing Manager * Customer Service ### The Dashboard Top 3 * Page viewer Web Part is your friend * Send as a short-cut * Folder Home Page ### Other Ideas * Link [...]

I’m at Microsoft Convergence This Week

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

I’m down in Orlando, FL this week at the Microsoft Convergence Conference. For those not sure, Dynamics is Microsoft’s ERP Suite that is comprised of the following products: * Dynamics GP (previously known as Great Plains) * Dynamics SL (previously known as Solomon) * Dynamics NAV (previously known as Navision) * Dynamics AX (previously known [...]

MOSSCamp 2007

Friday, November 9th, 2007

I’m at [MOSSCamp]( “MOSSCamp”) in Chicago today and figured that I’d share my notes with the world (if ya’ll are interested)… ###MOSSCamp – 2007.11.09 ####SharePoint Group Discussion * Hybrid authentication for client access. using SQL and AD authentication (SQL for clients) * No one is using RSS within SharePoint :) * Social Networking (Likes/Dislikes) ####SharePoint [...]

Looking for a SharePoint / .NET Job In Chicago?

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

If you live in the Chicago area (or are thinking about moving here), have ninja-like skills when it comes to Microsoft .NET (expecially with SharePoint 2003 and 2007) and would like to work for a great company, I’d LOVE to talk to you. Send me an email and let’s talk. Please feel free to pass [...]

Dear ActiveSync…

Monday, September 25th, 2006

You suck. You see, you’ve jacked up my computer TWICE today by completely hosing all of my network connections. Looking back, I didn’t need you then and I still don’t need you. You made it seem like you were going to solve all of my problems, but after a quick reboot you turned on me [...]