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Setting the Terms in SharePoint 2010

Tagging is based on two units -- the link, which points to any page within the range of your security settings, and the tag, which names or labels the link. Taxonomies on the other hand answer to absolute values. Tags are self-evident and self-organizing. Taxonomies come with instructions,...

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Managed Metadata Services -- Mediation for Knowledge Planners

I can always tell when I'm about to stretch the limits of what I've come to know as the SharePoint homestead or "KM System." That's when I leave SharePoint for an extended period and tease through the trail of keywords, search sessions, and other unstructured droppings....

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It's the Metadata, Stupid: SharePoint 2010 in the Twittersphere, Part 1

I did a few controlled media cycles to measure the frequencies of Twitter mentions addressing SharePoint 2010. What was least interesting is the sustained buzz. It's fairly even without a whole lot of vascillation. What holds our complete fascination? Arguably the biggest breakthrough in...

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Work Finding Us

I just completed a definitive focus group of one on the only topic that voters, clergy members, politicians, porn stars, cab drivers, and SharePoint communities really care about -- that's the economy, bud. 2011 is two weeks old and I've been contacted by two headhunters -- that's...

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Many Happy Returns on 2011 SharePoint Investments

The lame duck Congress had just tackled an entire term's worth of legislation and I heard one pundit say "it's time to get out of the prediction business." It is amazing what a public shaming and self-preservation can accomplish together in such a short time. However, nothing...

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Governance for Dunces

Governance -- you can't come within a custom webpart of a SharePoint best practice webinar without the presenter drumming the governance refrain into every PMO ("program management office") slide. Problem is, SharePoint teams get performance reviews around lots of critical success...

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