#NNGUW Day 1 – UX Basic Training

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Yesterday’s training was IMG_3395fascinating. I met some interesting people who are already very immersed in User Experience. Learning about all the different ways you can apply User Experience principles to processes and projects seems very daunting. Some interesting things I learned are listed below. Continue reading

WordPress and Office365

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So learning more about Office365 as I figure out certain things. My church hosts it’s website on WordPress and had to figure out how to get emails to send from an Office365 hosted email address. We worked with our awesome web developer and he was stumped. Did what he could and contacted our form plugin software maker and tried to see if they had anything on it. We struggled for a while and figured out it was Office365 blocking them to prevent spam. Continue reading

Successes and Opportunities

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So the new year has been upon us for a full month now and it’s already busy! I just celebrated my 5th year with my current company and I thought it would be good to do a little review of my last year with SharePoint. Last year was full of successes, the major one being getting better at what I do best, building SharePoint solutions for my organization. Continue reading

Where did spring go?

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Well, I’ve been super busy with work and life for the last couple of months. I haven’t had much time to write any how-to’s lately, but I promise I have a list of them I’d love to write. Just need to find some time. Continue reading

SPTechCon Reflections

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So if I had to sum up the conference into my top 3 moments, they would definitely be:

1. Meeting Marc Anderson and learning more about SPServices from its creator.

2. Hearing about and seeing SharePoint 2013.

3. Exploring some pretty awesome 3rd party products. Continue reading

Prepping for SPTechCon!

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20130226-140152.jpgOk, so I got to attend SPTechCon last year (SharePoint Technical Conference) in San Francisco. I learned LOADS and convinced my boss to let me go again this year. And now that I’ve actually traveled to a conference, I’m excited about some of the things I plan to do this year. There are a TON of sessions lead by some awesome SharePoint Pros (and even Microsoft MVPs).

So I thought I’d post a little bit about my game plan. Continue reading