Forward, positively..

May 7, 2009

Black and White…

Filed under: Blogroll, Rants and Opinions — Tags: , , , — thebestbrew @ 10:29 pm

…as keys on a piano, or a chessboard or yin and yang. It’s like being taken by the hand, sat down and shown how something incredibly simple works, along with a diagram and the pieces laid out and labelled.

Spence clearly has to use words of (metaphorically) one syllable in (metaphorically) short sentences to help people understand something which – even with my passingly tenuous comprehension – is glaringly obvious.

This like a teacher having to go back over basic stuff, slowly, for the pupil who didn’t get it first time because he was staring out of the window, slack-jawed wondering what sorcery made it possible for aeroplanes to fly.

Any lingering questions about the MCM for Sharepoint are answered in Spence’s Reality Check post.

Read it, slowly if necessary, follow the words with your finger and – if it’ll help, move your lips…

…then MOVE ON.


April 29, 2009

The Best Just Got Better…

Filed under: Work — Tags: , , — thebestbrew @ 10:32 am

Spence just visited a whole planet of Sharepoint Yoda’s and joined the ranks. Read all about it.

Seriously, he was already one of the very best. If you want to know world-class stuff about Sharepoint – start at his blog – with nuggets such as:

Understanding Field Controls and Web Parts in SharePoint Server 2007 Publishing Sites

The ‘hidden cost’ of SharePoint in the enterprise (using Sharepoint in the enterprise – you MUST do these things, or recognise the risks you are taking).

…..and many more.

Congratulations to him and the rest of his cohort.

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