Posts by georgekhalil

Using the Managed Metadata Service in your SharePoint 2010 Sites-Part 3

Posted by on Aug 4, 2010 in SharePoint 2010

Tweet We come to the conclusion of our 3 part series in configuring the Managed Metadata Service Application in SharePoint 2010 and today is where all the hard work comes into play.  We shift our focus away from Central Administration and I will be providing you with examples on how we can utilise our managed metadata within our SharePoint sites. If you have happened to miss out on the first two articles in this series, click on the links below for some light catch up reading; Configuring the Managed Metadata Service Application in SharePoint 2010-Part 1 Configuring the Managed Metadata...

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Configuring the Managed Metadata Service Application in SharePoint 2010-Part 2

Posted by on Aug 3, 2010 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet In my previous article, I introduced you to the Managed Metadata Service in SharePoint 2010 and discussed some of the key concepts, before delving into the setup and configuration of the Managed Metadata Service Application.   Today we continue our journey and venture into creating Groups, Term Sets and Terms utilising the Term Store Management Tool.  I will then demonstrate how we can utilise our managed metadata within our SharePoint sites in the next and final article in this series. Let’s begin by venturing back into the Term Store Management Tool which we first introduced in...

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Configuring the Managed Metadata Service Application in SharePoint 2010-Part 1

Posted by on Jul 26, 2010 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet The Managed metadata service application is a welcome addition to SharePoint 2010 and is one of my favorite Enterprise Content Management features within this release. In this three part series I plan to delve into the configuration of the Metadata Service Application and then finish off with real life examples on utilizing our metadata throughout our SharePoint sites.  So what is the Managed Metadata Service Application all about and what value does it bring over what we had in SharePoint 2007? The Managed Metadata’s  primary purpose is to provide you with a central...

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Installing Office Web Apps for SharePoint 2010

Posted by on Jul 5, 2010 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet We continue our journey in configuring our SharePoint 2010 farm and today we shift our focus to one of the many exciting new inclusions in SharePoint 2010, “Office Web Apps”.  Office Web Apps was first introduced with SharePoint 2010 and soon after released to the public integrating with Windows Live SkyDrive (currently in beta form) to compete with Google Docs.  Office Web Apps is an online version of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote allowing users to access these applications and their respective documents from any Internet connection and most notable web...

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Configuring Enterprise Search in SharePoint 2010

Posted by on Jun 21, 2010 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet We all have to agree that search plays an integral part of any successful SharePoint deployment and is an area that Microsoft continues to invest in with each new release of SharePoint. Microsoft went as far as acquiring FAST 2 years ago which it now offers as a separate add-on to SharePoint for those willing to invest in high end enterprise search.  In addition to FAST, SharePoint 2010 search comes in a number of flavors each offering their own feature set and capabilities which I have duplicated at the end of this article as an Appendix for convenience. Today we will introduce...

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