Category: Work

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SharePoint use-cases: Custom traffic-lights using List View column-styles

I always advise against customization. It is too expensive long-term, and too unstable when the environment is upgraded or moved. Instead I advocate the less-is-more approach. Make as few changes as possible to achieve your...

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Seems I’m not the only one

If you liked my article on Lync, I recommend this article from Derrick Wlodarz on why Microsoft should retire Skype in favor of it: http://betanews.com/2014/05/26/skype-vs-lync-the-case-for-killing-off-skype/ It’s a bit long (who am I to talk!),...

My respectfully anonymized manager and me (with my back turned) playing around with the Kinect retail system. Everything we touch on the shelves is recognized by a Kinect in the ceiling and sent onto the monitor in the foreground. You can see the item I'm currently touching and a heatmap of where we've walked around.

Wake up! Why Microsoft could be missing the opportunity of a lifetime with Lync – Part 3 of 3

<- Previous post (2 of 3) So what is it that Microsoft should be doing? Well, before I go into that, let me start by saying that I’m perfectly aware that the team working...

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Wake up! Why Microsoft could be missing the opportunity of a lifetime with Lync – Part 2 of 3

<- Previous Post (1 of 3) Now what is the problem with providing a Lync Room System? Obviously the benefits touted in the release blogpost are mostly true. You do save time on starting...

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Wake up! Why Microsoft could be missing the opportunity of a lifetime with Lync – Part 1 of 3

I may not be the worlds foremost expert on video-conferencing systems, but I do have a central role in purchasing them for a company of 40.000+ people, so when I see a new player...

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Embed specific PowerPoint slide in SharePoint 2013 page

One of the main limitations in the new way of showing PowerPoint slides on SharePoint in 2013, is that you can’t show a specific slide. In the following I’ll go through the two standard...