SPTechCon Austin 2019

Back on February 10-13th I had the privilege of attending the SPTechCon conference in Austin, Texas for the first time. Boy what a great conference! Even though the weather for the week was rainy and cold for this time in Austin, the content and learning opportunities more than made up for it. I arrived on […]

PowerShell Saturday Chattanooga 2018

This weekend I attended my first ever PowerShell Saturday (and Pre-Conference) event put on by some great folks here in Chattanooga on August 10th and 11th. The Friday pre-con event was given by none other than the famous Jeff Hicks Blog Twitter Starting off the day Friday, Jeff showed us some great scripts that I […]

AutoLab to create quick test labs

One of the best way to learn how to do things in the field of technology is to actually get your hands dirty and practice doing something. That’s one method I have followed for years and has helped me learn most of what I know today. One way that helps do this is with creating […]

Office Files too big? Inspect them!

Today I had a problem with a group of users that were trying to work with a very large PowerPoint file in SharePoint and didn’t realize until I downloaded a local copy of the file that it was too big to work with through Office Web Apps. So I did some digging around to see […]

Mind the Site Locks when Move-SPSite Fails

Recently I was working on a migration of a couple of big sites moving them to their own content databases and it didn’t exactly turn out as I planned. So more than anything, I wanted to use this post to describe what happened and mention some tips and other things that may help others out […]

ChattPAC wrap up

I wanted to take some time and just thank everyone who came to hear me talk about SharePoint today at the Chattanooga Portals and Collaboration user group. I really enjoyed the stories that we all shared and some of the ideas we threw around to get more people talking about SharePoint in our corner of […]

Create search in SharePoint Foundations 2013 without GUID

When SharePoint Server 2013 was first released, I was curious what new things I could do with it. I saw the new search capabilities, a different look and feel, a similar management interface, and several other BI things that made me happy. I then also realized that I support SharePoint Server and also the free […]