Client side Video Ju...

Personally I do not code…. I decided at 17 Years old that coding was too restrictive for my head and when starting a small coding project all I wanted to do was expand its capabilities which was not the best way to harness my skills… or make money. Consequently I am not a big believer in...

Diverse SharePoint i...

This week has been interesting with trying to complete a number of SharePoint projects. We know that SharePoint can deliver Structure, Information and Knowledge to an organisation, I may have mentioned it once or twice… but at the years comes to an end all the outstanding requirements that...

Knowledge, Cars, Bee...

Over the last few years Sei-IS have been involved with a number of industries but this week I have the opportunity to watch a beer get created from scratch and it reminded me that we have assisted a number of companies in their Knowledge delivery. Information spreads out like a spider web but...

SharePoint Saturday ...

Belgium SharePoint Saturday Saturday the 27th April saw 250 people from Belgium and Luxembourg got together and joined 35 presenters to talk and discuss SharePoint. I delivered a session on SharePoint Governance after spending recent months delivering/updating/advising on 3 governance...

SharePoint Design &#...

I am asked regularly about branding a SharePoint site and the Balance between what to do and what to leave as is.  My Response is always the same which causes confusion but provides a nice lead into the real value of a potential £-$-Eur 15K investment.  I tell my customers to define the...

It is this thing cal...

Whilst SharePoint 2010 is more intuitive than previous versions, mainly due to emulating the Office 2010 interface, it is still a new environment that users need to get comfortable with. In many cases how we expect users to transition users across to SharePoint is not considered and typically...

PRMA Case Study

PRMA Matrix is the name given to the new SharePoint based Intranet for PRMA Consulting based in the UK.   Sei-IS Business Consultancy have managed the design, build and implementation of the project as well as the efforts required to change the business to adopt the new installation which of...

Power Day Plus

All projects require a specific level of Business Change to be successful and SharePoint is no exception.  In fact it could be that as SharePoint touches nearly every employee then it is a greater part of the critical project timeline. We have found that training is the best way to ensure...

Effective SharePoint...

I have been training for many years and never does it fail to impress me how much people want to learn and understand about the subject being taught.  Well most people… sometime my students are dragged into class by their managers and have a week of learning when all they can think...

SharePoint the shape...

Training has always been a key attribute of a business change program.  This is mainly due to the fact that change is based on new processes or new IT applications and systems being released. With any SharePoint project the training and business change requirements at the end should not be...

Managing Information...

I recently had to outline for a client the steps they needed to take to move from a solutions driven Information strategy to a governance driven Information strategy.  The objective was to consider how this apparent low-priority set of tasks could in the longer term mean cost efficient...

Nintendo D3S or whatever…. Jun08

Nintendo D3S or what...

Was incredibly impressed with my daughters 3D Nintendo this afternoon… yes I have now let her play with it after testing it to make sure it is safe The 3D is very good and works without Glasses but you do need to be a set distance away from the small screen to get the full effect which...

A Love-Hate-Relation...

I like practical ideas and solutions.  I live in Flemish-Belgium as a Brit and have watch this wonderful country base it’s decisions on common sense… you purchase bin bags for your rubbish at 5 euro each for a single bin liner… and this bin liner is specific to your local...

Phone 7… step ...

On Monday I had dinner with my Son and Daughter for Christmas and she had some new pictures of my Grandson on her Samsung Galaxy.  Gimme Gimme I said and she proceeded to enable bluetooth and to send them to my new HD7 phone running Microsoft Phone 7 system.  It would not work whilst...

Governance… Big Proj...

Why project governance? Sei-IS always pride itself on supporting the customer and this is a key consideration as the project goes live. Recently we completed a project which is essence is a single site built on the SharePoint 2010 platform that in effect is a ‘Super’ meeting...

SharePoint Project C...

The London Borough of Bromley Intranet… a bulletin! The PDF version can be downloaded from here: Introduction This short briefing document outlines the basic attributes of a SharePoint Implementation project managed in its entirety by Steve Dalby (steve.Dalby@sei-is.be) as Project...

100 Million Items in...

First day yesterday and I did have to twitter everyone after watching the SharePoint demo to say that Microsoft does have a winner in SharePoint 2010 although they do seem to have forgotten a few things. Missing things tend to be small things that annoy when building sites and lists rather...

Powerpoint presentat...

I mentioned in a previous blog post how we are able to understand the integration of Office desktop products and SharePoint 2010 from the Office 2010 information, whilst most of the really cool SharePoint stuff is embargoed until after the SharePoint conference in LA.  Well this journey...

SharePoint Intranet ...

Sei-IS was asked to advice a large organisation on using Moss 2007 for their Intranet service. The brief was to deliver Web 2.0 functionality wherever possible on an Intranet that currently showed 28,000 pages listed with nearly half a million files including several thousand videos. The...

Implementation of Sh...

There are people much better than me at following the blogs and internet traffic on SharePoint and Office 20-10 (to be pronounced, Twenty Ten) but whilst most of the detailed SharePoint information is due to be released at SharePoint Conference in October my reading of the office 2010...

Knowledge Relativity

Steve looks at the problems of Data Storage and Knowledge Relativity that could be a solution for managing corporate data and reducing back-up and storage Budgets. The problem with knowledge relativity The problem that most people face is that they don’t actually know what knowledge is,...

Taxonomy… then...

A Content Management System (CMS) used for Intranet or Internet sites is one breed of web site and a Knowledge Management System (KMS) is another. Lets consider them both and look at the differences that add value to the corporate Intranet. Displaying information The first (Internet/Intranet)...

SharePoint the Font ...

SharePoint has various faces, the “must have” of the corporate world or the “let’s build our Intranet on SharePoint” all with the objective of it becoming the ‘Font of all Knowledge’ for my organisation. Intranet This is easily achieved but only if it is...

Those Famous Words…. Aug19

Those Famous Words&#...

I am sure you have all read them as your twitter account draws you to an interesting site of someones personal interests or role in life…. they are of course Welcome to my blog Now don’t get me wrong, you are all more than welcome to read through some of the items I will be adding...

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