Monthly Archives: January 2012

Easy Reporting off of SharePoint Data

Yes, it’s sometimes tedious installing and setting up SQL Server Reporting Services on your SharePoint server… but that’s not what this presentation is about.  In this presentation at the Birmingham SharePoint user group meeting, I showed that once SSRS is in place, it is easy to create reports based off of SharePoint list data.  Here is the list of demos

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SPTechCon in February–Sessions & Book Signings

The SharePoint Technology Conference is coming up soon!  I’m looking forward to seeing you all there! If you would like a $200 discount, use the code ROGERS when you register for the conference. Here is a list of my sessions: Building Business Solutions: InfoPath & Workflows Sunday, February 26 – Full-Day Workshop (9AM-5PM) – Jennifer Mason and Laura Rogers Business

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Two FREE Webinars!

Hi, I just wanted everyone to know about two webinars.  One is coming up this week, and the other has happened in the past and is available as a recording. This Week – How to Use Content Types in SharePoint Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET In SharePoint, the concept of content types seems a

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InfoPath “Save Draft” Form Functionality – A Better Way

There are a couple of buttons in InfoPath forms by default called “Save” and “Save As”.  I never ever (ever) like to use these, and immediately disable them.  I don’t like these buttons because it gives the end users the freedom to save the form with any filename at all, which can make a big mess of a form library.

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