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DMC Leads SharePoint Team Collaboration Workshop
Jessica Mlinaric

DMC Leads SharePoint Team Collaboration Workshop

Event Overview More than twenty business and IT leaders gathered on March 16, 2011 to participate in DMC’s Team Collaboration Breakfast Workshop hosted at Microsoft’s Midwest Headquarters in Downers Grove. Led by Rick Rietz, DMC’s Director of Consulting Services, the workshop focused on how to make the switch to a collaborative company culture by applying technology like Microsoft SharePoint to ease the transformation. Participants were treated to a series of ideas and su...

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Microsoft SharePoint Vs. Google Docs/Sites
Rick Rietz

Microsoft SharePoint Vs. Google Docs/Sites

I recently fielded a question from a potential client who wanted to know if Microsoft SharePoint or Google Docs with Google Sites was a better fit for their organization's document management and collaboration needs. Although this question is pretty straight-forward, the explanation can get a bit complicated. The short answer is Google Docs/Sites is great tool if you do not have an enterprise collaboration platform at your disposal, and you need to to get a document sharing site up quickl...

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Video Blog: Planning a Successful Microsoft SharePoint Portal
Rick Rietz

Video Blog: Planning a Successful Microsoft SharePoint Portal

Beginning a Microsoft SharePoint Portal implementation is exciting, as it holds great promise to deliver value to everyone in your organization.  To make your SharePoint Portal project a success, it's important to do some up front planning. In this video blog, I describe some key factors to closely consider when planning your SharePoint Portal. Functional Planning: Features - Collaboration, Business Processes, Content Management, Search, Web 2.0, and KPIs/Dashboards Versio...

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Video Blog: Feature Comparison of SharePoint 2010, Foundation, MOSS, and WSS
Rick Rietz

Video Blog: Feature Comparison of SharePoint 2010, Foundation, MOSS, and WSS

Microsoft has just released SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint 2010.  In this video blog, I provide an introduction to Microsoft SharePoint and break down the key features and differences between the currently supported versions of SharePoint:   SharePoint 2010 SharePoint Foundation 2010 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS 2007) Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS 3.0)  See Related DMC SharePoint Video Blogs: Automating a SharePoint Dashboar...

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Video Blog: Automating a SharePoint Dashboard is Essential
Rick Rietz

Video Blog: Automating a SharePoint Dashboard is Essential

Instead of writing a traditional web blog, I decided to break from tradition a bit and author a video blog instead this time! Nearly all SharePoint projects I work on include a SharePoint Dashboard component that automates the aggregation of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). In this video blog, I highlight the key benefits that automating the aggregation of data via a SharePoint Dashboard have over manual KPI reporting. To have a successful SharePoint Dashboard, it is essential that senio...

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New Charting and Spreadsheet Web Parts Provide Easy, Versatile, and Customizable Dashboard KPI Visualization
Jesse Batsche

New Charting and Spreadsheet Web Parts Provide Easy, Versatile, and Customizable Dashboard KPI Visualization

DMC has recently developed a set of versatile, powerful, time-saving, and customizable web parts to utilize in our SharePoint dashboard solutions. These tools provide a huge array of ways to visualize data and KPI's critical to a company's operation in a way that is simple and easy to interpret. Here are some of the major benefits of this new web part architecture: Learn more about DMC's SharePoint consulting dashboard services. Reduced Web Part Development Time A pri...

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DMC Leads SharePoint Dashboard Workshop at the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing
Jessica Mlinaric

DMC Leads SharePoint Dashboard Workshop at the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing

DMC led a SharePoint Dashboard Workshop at the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing executive lunch briefing on March 4, 2010. The event's topic, Use Technology You Already Own to Operate Efficiently and Competitively, drew a full-house of thirty business leaders. Participants were treated to a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and dashboard workshop led by Rick Rietz, DMC Director of Consulting Services. In addition, Rick led a deep-dive demonstration of SharePoint Dashboard and SharePoint ...

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DMC Earns Microsoft Information Worker Competency for SharePoint
Rick Rietz

DMC Earns Microsoft Information Worker Competency for SharePoint

DMC has earned its fourth Microsoft competency: Information Worker. The Information Worker competency recognizes DMC’s investment and dedication to delivering world-class SharePoint Solutions for its customers. This new competency demonstrates DMC’s proficiency and experience implementing Microsoft SharePoint solutions. Microsoft awards competencies to partners who have demonstrated expertise by certifying multiple developers in a particular technology and producing multiple custo...

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