For those of you located in or around Springfield, Illinois there will be a half day session on SharePoint at the Springfield Crowne Plaza on Tuesday, May 13, 2008.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
3000 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield Illinois 62703
There will be an opening session presented by Microsoft for everyone and followed by sessions in two tracks each with two break-out sessions.
Here is a breakdown of the sessions. I will be providing the content for the Technical Track breakouts.
8:30am – 9:15am Opening Session: Overview of Microsoft Office Capabilities and Solutions
9:30am – 10:30am: Breakout Session 1 (Business Track)
Learn why organizations are choosing the Microsoft platform to run their most critical business applications. This session will discuss how Microsoft solutions can provide innovative solutions to address business challenges around Collaboration and Enterprise Content Management. During this session we will look at several real world examples of using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and the 2007 Office System to address real world business challenges and scenarios and we will be taking an in-depth look at one solution that exemplifies how Microsoft’s Collaboration strategy within the context of a powerful strategic planning process created by the County of Los Angeles.
9:30am – 10:30am: Breakout Session 1 (Technical Track)
Looking at the SharePoint Development Landscape – An overview of WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 SDK. In this breakout we will take a high-level overview of the SDK and common SharePoint development tasks.
10:45am-11:45am: Breakout Session 2 (Business Track)
This session will address how the Microsoft platform can be leveraged to address Compliance, Enterprise Content Management and E Discovery business challenges within Government. This session will discuss how Microsoft solutions can provide innovative solutions to address Enterprise Content Management needs. During this session we will discuss Enterprise Content Management strategies. How to improve content controls and processes via while achieving regulatory, and operational standards with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and the 2007 Office System.
10:45am-11:45am: Breakout Session 2 (Technical Track)
Setting the Stage for SharePoint Development – This session will discuss development environments. We will discuss common development environments including individual dev, integrated dev, test and production. Time permitting we will cover solution and feature deployment.