SharePoint Day

bdotnetThere is a Mega Sharepoint Event happening on 29th September in Bangalore from Bdotnet, where we have the domain eXperts addressing the community. Do register, if you wanna be a part of it. The Agenda for the day is given below.

Session Details

Keynote: SharePoint: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow – Level: 200

Speakers: Michael Noel and Joel Oleson  

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies have become a multi-billion dollar business and has achieved wide adoption in organizations across the world.  From humble roots as a simple team sharing application, SharePoint has emerged as a powerful platform for document management, enterprise search, and collaboration.  This session briefly covers the history of SharePoint Products and Technologies, from the ‘1.0/2001’ line of products to the current ‘3.0/2007’ products.  Finally, this session will describe what is publicly known about the newest ‘2010’ version of SharePoint and how to plan for it.

  • Get an overview of the history of SharePoint Products and Technologies
  • Understand the key components of SharePoint and how it can be used to increase productivity and collaboration
  • Plan for SharePoint 2010, using information that is publicly known about the new version  

Session 1: Building the Perfect SharePoint Farm: A Walkthrough of Best Practices from the Field Level: 300

Speaker: Michael Noel

SharePoint 2007 has proven to be a technology that is remarkably easy to get running out of the box.  On the flipside, however, some of the advanced configuration options with SharePoint are notoriously difficult to setup and configure, and a great deal of confusion exists regarding SharePoint best practice design, deployment, disaster recovery, and maintenance.  This session covers best practices encompassing the most commonly asked questions regarding SharePoint infrastructure and design, and includes a broad range of critical but often overlooked items to consider when architecting a SharePoint environment.  In short, all of the specifics required to build the ‘perfect’ SharePoint farm are presented through discussion of real-world SharePoint designs of all sizes.

  • Learn from previous real world deployments and avoid common mistakes.
  • Plan a checklist for architecture of SharePoint environments of any size.
  • Build the ‘perfect’ SharePoint farm for your organization.

Session 2: Preparing for Upgrade to SharePoint 2010 Today: Level: 300

Speaker: Joel Oleson

Don’t wait for SharePoint 2010!  You need to get ready now.  There is a ton of guidance in Service Pack 2 and the team blog to prepare for upgrade.  This session will drill into the PreUpgradeChecker and provide insight and guidance around planning for upgrade based on the information that has been released and will provide you with enterprise strategy and call to actions so you’re ready when it arrives.


Time Session Details Speaker
9:00 AM Reporting  
9:30 AM Intro  
9:45 AM Keynote “SharePoint: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” Michael Noel and Joel Oleson
10:15 AM Tea Break  
10:30 AM Session 1: “Building the Perfect SharePoint Farm” Michael Noel
11:30 AM Q&A and Break  
11:45 AM Session 2: “Preparing for Upgrade to SharePoint 2010 Today Joel Oleson
12:45 AM Q&A  
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Speakers Bio

Michael Noel

m_noel Michael Noel is an internationally recognized technology expert, bestselling author, and well known public speaker on a broad range of IT topics.  He has authored several major industry books that have been translated into over a dozen languages worldwide. Significant titles include SharePoint 2007 Unleashed, Teach Yourself SharePoint 2007 in 10 Minutes, Windows Server 2008 Unleashed, ISA Server 2006 Unleashed, Exchange Server 2007 Unleashed, and many more.  Currently a partner at Convergent Computing ( in the San Francisco Bay Area, Michael’s writings and extensive public speaking experience across six continents leverage his real-world expertise helping organizations realize business value from Information Technology infrastructure.

Joel Oleson

joel Joel is a senior product manager and SharePoint evangelist at Quest where he is responsible for product direction and strategy. He is well known in the SharePoint community as an enthusiastic trainer, evangelist and architect and he maintains a popular blog. Joel is a frequent speaker at popular technical conferences, such as Microsoft TechEd, and often presents to local SharePoint user groups. Prior to Quest, Joel worked at Microsoft and was a part of the first Microsoft global deployment of SharePoint. During his Microsoft tenure Joel helped various customers achieve the critical governance they needed to upgrade and achieve scale with SharePoint 2007. He would later design the extranet and hosted SharePoint deployments. Before Joel joined Microsoft, he worked for a large telecom organization where he architected multi-tiered web applications and multi-staged extranet deployments. He also managed the internal web development and test environments for, a political webzine. Blog:

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