Posts by georgekhalil

Installing SQL Server PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010–Step by Step Guide

Posted by on May 31, 2012 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet Microsoft SQL Server PowerPivot for SharePoint extends SharePoint 2010 and Excel Services out of the box capabilities  to provide you with the ability to add server-side processing for PowerPivot Excel Workbooks that are residing in SharePoint.  As I have been doing some PowerPivot installations for SharePoint 2010 in recent times, I thought it would be a good idea to prepare this step by step guide, helping my readers with the process of getting it up and running smoothly. In summary, PowerPivot allows you to store massive amounts of data which can then be displayed as a powerful...

Read More

Welcome to GKM2 Solutions

Posted by on May 14, 2012 in SharePoint

Tweet It has been a long time coming, but I have finally partnered up with a long time colleague and friend, to establish our own IT consulting services company.  GKM2 Solutions is a boutique Microsoft Partner firm helping small to medium enterprises transform their business with Microsoft Technologies.  You can read more about us here and here. What will happen to SharePoint George you may ask?  Well, it is being re-ignited and it will be a personal goal of mine to get back into blogging and share with you more SharePoint goodness that you have all come to love. You can connect to us via...

Read More

New SharePoint 2010 features aid in enterprise content management

Posted by on Dec 21, 2011 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet SharePoint has come a long way since its infancy a decade ago. Over the last 10 years, it has undergone various changes that have helped to broaden the software’s usefulness and business value. In the latest version, SharePoint 2010, one of the major areas of improvement involved the collaboration platform’s enterprise content management (ECM) capabilities. As organizations deploy the platform and consider using it for ECM, there are a number of new SharePoint 2010 features their content management efforts can benefit from. Click on the following link continue reading my article...

Read More

Facilitating social computing in SharePoint 2010

Posted by on Nov 29, 2011 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet As Web 2.0 technologies spread, users should know that SharePoint 2010 has an array of social-computing features to enhance collaboration within a corporate setting. This tip will explain how to set up My Sites in SharePoint to give your users access to their colleagues’ activities, comments and more. SharePoint 2010’s My Sites are commonly referred to as “Facebook for the Enterprise.” They are a form of social computing made up of personal SharePoint site collections that provide each user in an organization the ability to efficiently store private and public...

Read More

Making SharePoint More Secure

Posted by on Mar 22, 2011 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet   Learn how to ramp up features to keep SharePoint’s critical data safe by implementing both broad and fine-grained permission management techniques. To securely manage and maintain the content residing in your SharePoint sites, you have to invest some time into designing an effective security hierarchy. It’s all about ensuring that users can view only the content they have been granted access to. SharePoint gives systems administrators the necessary security methodology to implement both broad and fine-grained permissions. And, happily, security in SharePoint 2010 is managed...

Read More