Michael Greth

Michael Greth

Michael Greth is a well-known speaker, author, consultant and trainer for Microsoft SharePoint Technologies since 2001. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 20 years and leader of the German SharePointCommunity.de. He specialises in SharePoint as a Social Business platform and helping customers to get more value out of their SharePoint implementation. Michael hosts SharePointPodcast.de, the biweekly audio update for SharePoint users and has been blogging since 2003 about.

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[EN] Webinar The iPad Invasion: Leveraging SharePoint for Mobile Enterprise Security Feb, 22

SharePoint Pro Magazine offers a  free webinar The iPad Invasion: Leveraging SharePoint for Mobile Enterprise Security on February 22nd, 2012

„The iPad invasion is here, ready or not. Used for an increasingly wide range of business applications, iPads can be found at every level, from executives to assistants, board members to sales teams. With workplace …

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[EN] Newsgator Social Sites Video Stream for SharePoint 2010

Newsgator Social Sites Video Stream for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 lets users post, view and share videos in business-driven activity feeds. Users can paste a link from YouTube, Vimeo or the Kaltura video platform into his or her Social Sites activity stream. The video thumbnail instantly appears in colleagues’ activity streams where they can watch, “like,” share …

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[DE] Gastbeitrag Bedürfnisse eines SharePoint-Administrators

Eine interessante Abwandlung der Maslowpyramide bezogen auf den heutige Arbeitwelt stellt Karsten Ulferts (Teamlead Consulting Services bei der ProTechnology GmbH in Dresden) in diesem Gastbeitrag vor.

Wenn Abraham Maslow, der Namensgeber der berühmten Bedürfnispyramide, die IT-getriebene Revolution des Officeworkings im 21. Jahrhundert noch miterlebt hätte, dann wäre er über die Parallelen zwischen den von ihm definierten menschlichen …

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[EN] SharePointSocial News Lagniappe | week 03.12

A weekly summary of news about social business and SharePoint

101 Examples of Social Business ROI


  • SharePoint in Education – The Social Intranet (Setup: Part 2) | SharePoint 365
  • Adoption Strategies for User Profiles in SharePoint 2010
  • Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Facebook
  • OneNote and SharePoint 2010: Online Collaboration and Social Independent …

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[DE] LightningTools Social Squared Forum

Lightningtools Social Squared ist eine umfangreiche Erweiterung der SharePoint Diskussionslisten und und ermöglicht es, große Diskussionsforen ähnlich einem Bulletin-Board-System auf Basis von SharePoint aufzubauen.

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[DE] Vizit SX Connector for NewsGator Social Sites

Mit dem Vizit SX Connector for NewsGator Social Sites  können Anwender von NewsGator Social Sites 2010 wichtige Passagen in SharePoint Dokumenten hervorheben, markieren und Anmerkungen zu Diskussionen und Arbeitsbereichen hinzufügen. Mit dem Vizit Dokument Viewer lassen sich die Inhalte von Dokumenten direkt in der Teamsite angezeigt und mit Anmerkungen und Kommentaren versehen.

Vizit SX Connector for NewsGator Social Sites

[EN] SharePointSocial News Lagniappe | week 02.12

What’s a Lagnaippe?

„Something given or obtained gratuitously – is a small gift given to a customer by a merchant“ (Wikipedia)

What’s the SharePointSocial News Lagniappe?

A weekly summary of news about social business.

Google Bizz

  • Google’s Social media disaster – The 10 must read articles
  • Google Makes Search Social; Focus On Building Much …

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[EN] 39 Solutions for Doing Social Business with SharePoint

Doing Social Business with SharePoint is easy and hard at the same time.

  • Easy, because SharePoint has lot’s of basic social functions build in like mysites, ratings, content tagging, blogs, wikis, noteboards, and more. Just start to use them.
  • Hard, because the basic out of the box functions SharePoint falls short of many end-user expectations around social. Customization …

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[DE] Microsoft Forum Social Computing mit SharePoint 2010 27. + 29.3.2012

Interesse, die Social Business Funktionen von SharePoint und ergänzende Partnerlösungen einmal live zu erleben? Dann bieten sich dazu am 27. und 29.3.2012 zwei Gelegenheiten beim Microsoft Forum Social Computing mit SharePoint 2010 – Nutzen, Möglichkeiten und Partnerlösungen.

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[EN] Newsgator Webinar Weston Solutions’ Eight Steps for Achieving World-Class Collaboration

Weston Solutions believes in process – the 8-Step Process for Leading Change created by Dr. John Kotter to be exact. So when WESTON decided to embark on their vision of achieving world-class collaboration, they insisted on following these eight steps in order to be successful and avoid the usual pitfalls involved with organizational change.


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