Troubleshooting PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer Data Connectivity to SharePoint Lists

Send to Kindle Here is a quick note with regards to PowerPivot Dashboard Designer connecting to SharePoint lists utilising Per-user identity on the single server.  The screenshot above shows what I mean. I have told Dashboard designer to use a SharePoint list as a data source on a site called… Continue reading

Demystifying SharePoint Performance Management Part 5 – So what is latency anyway?

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Perf

Hi all Welcome to part 5 in my attempt to make SharePoint performance management a little more accessible. Now that we have dealt with the world of request per second in parts two, three and four, we will focus our attention somewhere different for a post or three.… Continue reading

The cloud is not the problem-Part 4: Industry shakeout and playing with the big kids…

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Cloud

Hi all Welcome to the fourth post about the adaptive change that cloud computing is going to have on practitioners, paradigms and organisations. The previous two posts took a look at some of the dodgier side of two of the industries biggest players, Microsoft and Amazon. While I… Continue reading

The cloud is not the problem–Part 3: When silos strike back…

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Cloud

Send to Kindle What can Ikea fails tell us about cloud computing? My next door neighbour is a builder. When he moved next door, the house was an old piece of crap. Within 6 months, he completely renovated it himself, adding in two bedrooms, an underground garage and all sorts… Continue reading

SharePoint for Cisco FanBoys (final housekeeping) – Part 6

Send to Kindle Hey there! Sorry it has taken me a while to get back to the Cisco articles. The “choose your own adventure” post took longer than I thought it would and I also was side tracked blogging about annoying programming issues with XML and Javascript. This is the… Continue reading

SharePoint for Cisco Fanboys (and more developers) – Part 4

Send to Kindle Welcome to part 4 of my series on demonstrating SharePoint’s usefulness for storing Cisco configuration backups. What a hard slog it’s been! The last article (part 3) of this series focused on how to modify an open source C# TFTP server to upload files into a SharePoint… Continue reading

SharePoint for Cisco Fanboys (and developers) -Part 3

Send to Kindle As I write this series, it is getting less and less about Cisco and more and more about SharePoint. This article is definitely developer centric, but since Cisco guys tend to be interested in the guts of the detail, I decided to keep going :-). If you… Continue reading