Monthly Archives: October 2013

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Written on Oct, 22, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

The weekend of October 19-20th marked the Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge MA – a lovely Fall weekend, complete with Fall color, 60-degree temperatures and loads of sunshine.  At least that’s what I hear from my family.  I was enjoying the less high-brow, but nevertheless edifying atmosphere of Boston Code Camp 20.  Okay, I did bicycle there, so …

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Written on Oct, 15, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

Effective leadership in any environment is tricky business. Exerting leadership in a technical environment such as software development poses additional challenges of its own. Often, it is tacitly assumed by project stakeholders that the architect will act as the tech lead. In fact, crafting a solid technical vision of what is to be built, and leading the effort to successfully …

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Written on Oct, 10, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

SQL Server in data architecture has evolved greatly over the last decade. One point that we can see in this evolution of the database services is in the availability with functionality concepts. Data architecture requires a keen sense of vision when it comes to combining availability with functionality. While designing architectures that meet both criteria, architects often had to go …

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Written on Oct, 10, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

The team from BlueMetal Architects will be at SharePoint Saturday Chicago on 11/2/13. Adam Turner will present a case study on “SharePoint 2013 Search,” including Content Source Crawling and Managed Property Extraction, Federated Search with YouTube, and Integrating Google Maps API with SharePoint 2013. Darya Orlova will present “Integration of Yammer with SharePoint.” We are Gold sponsors of the event, so …

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Written on Oct, 08, 2013 by in

In case you didn’t notice, Microsoft seriously moved the cheese for SharePoint developers in SharePoint 2013 with its new “App” model. Since the beginnings of SharePoint, developers have deployed code that runs on the SharePoint servers themselves, yet with this new model, code runs in the browser, on an external server, or in Windows Azure – pretty much anywhere except …

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Written on Oct, 07, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

We’re at SharePoint Fest in Chicago this week!  We’re Gold sponsors of the conference, and many of the members of our IM team will be in the vendor hall and attending sessions. Our own Bob German will present two sessions: “Future-Proof your SharePoint Customizations: Build 2010 Solutions that become 2013 Apps”  at 3:10 pm CT on Tuesday 10/8 “Search-First Migration: Using SharePoint …

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