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Critical Vulnerability in SharePoint Server Being Exploited by Hackers

ZDNet has posted an article describing a critical vulnerability in SharePoint Server 2010, 2013, 2016 & 2019 that is currently being exploited by hackers to gain access to farms exposed to the internet. This vulnerability allows attackers to run code in the context of the application pool or farm administrator account. The Microsoft Security Bulletin […]

New Article: Managing End-User Education in a Cloud-First World

One of the biggest advantages of cloud services is the pace at which new features are delivered and adopted. Microsoft has readily embraced the rapid release cycles made possible by their robust cloud infrastructure, releasing new and updated features for SharePoint Online and other Office 365 services on a monthly (and sometimes weekly) basis. While […]

New Article – The SharePoint Customization Conundrum

​My latest article for SPTechReport is now online: "Back in the early days of mass SharePoint adoption (circa 2008), the most popular request from customers was to make their shiny new intranet “not look like SharePoint.” It was a reasonable request; after all, the product was created to simplify online collaboration and document management, not […]

Announcing a New Version of SmartTrack – Operational Analytics for SharePoint

​As many of my readers know, BinaryWave​ is primarily in the business of creating and supporting software products for the SharePoint market. Some we do just for fun, some we build for partners and some ​we sell under our own brand. In the latter category, we are especially fond of our industry-leading SmartTrack product – […]

New IT Unity Article: Content Query Versus Content Search in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365

One of the most common requirements in any SharePoint environment is the aggregation and summarization of content across lists, libraries, sites and site collections. Administrators could not easily achieve these requirements without custom code until the introduction of the Content Query Web Part (CQWP) in SharePoint 2007/2010. The CQWP gave administrators a useful out-of-the-box method […]

SmartTrack for SharePoint Promotional Video

​We’ve just released a new promotional video for SmartTrack.  Check it out!      

The SharePoint Shepherd Introduction to SharePoint Development DVD

Good friend and fellow MVP Rob Bogue, aka The SharePoint Shepherd, has just released an all-new Introduction to SharePoint Development (2010) DVD. It is a self-paced learning tool designed to bring new developers, regardless of background or level of experience, up to speed on the ins and outs of SharePoint programming. Each module is self-contained […]

The SharePoint Shepherd’s Nine Keys to SharePoint Success

Friend and fellow MVP Rob Bogue has just released a new DVD entitled "Nine Keys to SharePoint Success". It’s part of his ongoing series of engagement and adoption materials which complement his SharePoint Shepherd books and tutorials for end users. Rob and I work together on a number of projects, including our upcoming Introduction and […]

SharePoint Enterprise Content Management Implementers Course

Microsoft has posted the SharePoint Enterprise Content Management Implementers Course on TechNet. The course consists of a set of self-paced videos, student guides and hands-on labs to help you understand, implement and optimize ECM solutions with SharePoint 2010. If you are new to ECM, are considering SharePoint as an ECM solution for your organization, or […]

The Evolution of Sonar

Although it seems like eons ago, it’s only been a little over a year and a half since we announced Sonar at SharePoint Conference 2008. It’s been a long and interesting journey, starting with some very rough code that we used internally on development projects and culminating in the release of Sonar Standard. Since then […]