Although I have not taken these exams yet myself, here is my advice on preparing for them, based on the numerous other exams I have taken and passed. My general approach is to find a study book, work through it, Continue reading Advice on preparing for Office 365 exams 70-346 and 70-347
I had the honor of being selected to speak at That Conference 2015 – yes, the conference is really named “That Conference”. The conference was August 10-12, with some pre-conference activities over the weekend. It’s the only IT conference that Continue reading That Conference 2015 Recap
I’ve just had a blog post published on the Microsoft Partner Network Blog Although it’s just me listed as the author, there were a number of people that contributed to the article. It actually started out as a pair of Continue reading New blog post on the Microsoft Partner Network blog!
For many Microsoft products and services, Microsoft runs a UserVoice forum to collect feedback on that product or service. In a UserVoice forum, people post suggestions or complaints and other people can vote up those pieces of feedback by giving Continue reading Let your voice be heard! Providing feedback to Microsoft
I was reading a post recently that talked about five things in Office 365 that will change your life. Although these five things are great, it felt like someone had been drinking from the hype fountain. Let’s revisit those things Continue reading 5 Things about Office 365 – The Hype and the Rest of the Story
This is a follow up to my post about the events in the first half of the year that you can find here. The first half of the year now only has a month and a half left. We’ve just Continue reading 2015H2 IT Events that Chicagoland Developers Must Know About
On April 1, 2015, I was awarded the Microsoft MVP award in the Office 365 category. This is a great honor and a privilege, and I have many people to thank for this. This award recognizes the contributions I have Continue reading I’m an Office 365 MVP!
Currently (Feb 26, 2015), the Client Side Object Model (CSOM) for SharePoint does not provide the same functionality as the Server Side Object Model (SSOM, also knows as the SharePoint API). Some of the gaps are glaring, and particularly frustrating Continue reading Why having SPWeb.RequestAccessEmail in CSOM is important
Last night, I attended an entertaining talk by Uncle Bob Martin at the Schaumburg .NET Users Group. Before his talk, a few attendees announced a few upcoming events. However, there are many more events in 2015, so I got permission from Continue reading 2015H1 IT Events that Chicagoland Developers Must Know About
This is a guest post by Anjani Ranjan, one of my coworkers. He and I have been working on a data management solution for a customer for the last six months, and I’m pleased to have him share this process. Continue reading Create a PowePivot Report in Office 365 from SQL Server Data