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Written on Apr, 26, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

Jon Ralton will present “Taming Your Taxonomy” at SharePoint Saturday Durham on Saturday, May 3 2014. The event will take place at Durham Technical Community College, Phail Wynn Student Center, 1637 East Lawson St. Durham, NC 27703. Click here to register!  

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Written on Apr, 24, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

[Cross-posted from blog.jonralton.net] A lot of hype was created around the announcement by the Microsoft Office team of InfoPath’s end-of-life announcement (blog post) by Microsoft back in January, accentuated by the ‘InfoPath Funeral’ held at the SharePoint Conference in March. For those following InfoPath’s progress over the past few years, or lack thereof, this was not shocking news. We didn’t …

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Written on Apr, 13, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

Bob German will present at the Microsoft Life Sciences Partner Workshop on the Cloud and the Future of SharePoint, April 16 in Malvern, PA.  He will present “Developing future-focused solutions on premises” from 9 am – 12 pm. During this two-day workshop the Microsoft Life Sciences team, in collaboration with the Malvern MTC and BlueMetal Architects, will detail their view of …

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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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Written on Aug, 29, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

The team from BlueMetal Architects will be at SharePoint Saturday New Hampshire on 9/21/13. Derek Cash-Peterson will present “Introduction to IA and Branding for SP 2013.” Bob German and Jon Ralton will present “Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Deep Dive with SharePoint 2013” In addition, some of our senior developers will be attending sessions and roaming the vendor area. Registration is …

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Written on Aug, 17, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

According to Gartner, video content within the average organization is growing between 50% and 200% annually. Content Management Systems such as SharePoint offer a solution for text-based content, but gaps still exist when it comes to video.  Like documents, videos are valuable if they can be easily stored, organized, and found, but the video format has unique challenges which complicate this. …

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Written on Aug, 12, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

The Information Management team from BlueMetal Architects is out and about at SPTechCon Boston this week. On Tuesday night, 8/13/13, Sadie Van Buren will be a panelist at the Boston Area SharePoint Users Group, which takes place within SPTechCon. We’re also looking forward to the evening social events sponsored by our partners RAMP and Axceler! On Wednesday, we’ll present the …

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Written on Aug, 01, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

BlueMetal Architects announces the promotion of Derek Cash-Peterson to Practice Director, Information Management, for the company’s Boston practice. Derek is passionate about building visually appealing and intuitive applications.  He has over 13 years of industry experience building customized intranets, extranets, and ‘www’ sites based on the Microsoft content management stack.  He specializes in SharePoint branding and user experience, which includes …

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Written on Jul, 23, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

Modern Applications and the Maturing of Microsoft SharePoint This is a summary of a more detailed article on Bob German’s VantagePoint blog. In its youth, Microsoft (like other microcomputer software vendors of the time) thought little about isolating applications and controlling what they could do. Applications under Microsoft’s MS-DOS and early versions of Windows (as well as early versions of …

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