Q What do I study to prepare for Exam 77-886?
Q What resources are there to help prepare for SharePoint 2010 training of end users?
As the answers overlap this post is a mixture of resources useful:
My apologies for the lack of recent posts
I am currently in the process of transitioning back to being a fully freelance contract trainer, studying for my Certificate IV TAE and a SharePoint exam. And I have been doing a few custom courses recently.
All of which doesn’t leave a lot of time for blog posts!
I have some posts planned including:
- How to tell what version of SharePoint you have
- Some video posts on Pivot Tables and SharePoint/Office 365
A short post answering a question. This article is a comprehensive run through of Browser support for SharePoint 2010. Doesn’t cover Google Chrome though…Read in full at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263526.aspx
As I have commented before this blog is part wiki, part my brain on a stick, and I hope resources and information I find useful will be of interest to you.
Having booked in for my SharePoint exam in late September, I went looking for some more resources to educate myself and found Microsoft’s Get the Point. Lots of good content on Governance and Planning, readable by a non Server Guru audience. Covers Office 365 as well and includes lots of video and diagrams.
I need to find some good information on planning for SharePoint 2007 and 2010 users so will be going through this site in detail!
Found these via references in LinkedIn Group discussions:
The Microsoft site advises that “The Productivity Hub is a Microsoft SharePoint Server site collection that offers training materials for end-users.”
I am downloading them both now – looks like a bit of a project, but both sets come with instructions.
I have just been catching up on my pod cast listening while cleaning up my office (a task worthy of Time Team and also really requiring three days). Episode 56 of the SharePoint Pod Show (also available via iTunes) has an interesting interview with Jeff Huckaby. In the interview they discuss the practical application of reports in SharePoint to a nationwide Truck Stop business. Continue reading “Is your Gum upside-down? The value of SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence”
SharePoint User Guide Update
I have updated the free SharePoint 2007 User Guide – You now have to fill in a simple form – the download link is then emailed to you. The download is now a better quality PDF.
Sharing an accumulation of answers and resources covering recent questions I have been asked.
Which SharePoint books have you read and found useful?
I have both of the books below on my bookshelf at Safari Books Online. I have downloaded many chapters as pdf to my e-book reader.
SharePoint® 2010 How-To
- By: Ishai Sagi
- Publisher: Sams
- Pub. Date: August 15, 2010
- Print ISBN-10: 0-672-33335-X
- Print ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33335-4
- Web ISBN-10: 0-13-248748-9
- Web ISBN-13: 978-0-13-248748-1
- Pages in Print Edition: 400
Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 Plain & Simple
- By: Johnathan Lightfoot; Chris Beckett
- Publisher: Microsoft Press
- Pub. Date: November 1, 2010
- Print ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-4228-7
- Pages in Print Edition: 256
Continue reading “SharePoint End User Assorted Questions”
InfoPath and Designer
A good video lead in to using SharePoint Designer and InfoPath by Asif Rehmani – I found this very clear and useful, stick around to listen to the questions and answers at the end.
Some more light reading
I have to work my way through this one – but I have seen enough to warrant returning for more https://www.nothingbutsharepoint.com/sites/eusp/Pages/default.aspx, which lead me to: http://www.asapsharepoint.com/SharePoint%20Designer/SPD_Friend_or_Foe.pdf and http://www.asapsharepoint.com
Regards, Steven Knight
A very short summary of SharePoint resources for the end user and trainer starting out on SharePoint. Continue reading “SharePoint reading and resources”