Brainlitter - Inside the mind of Sean Wallbridge

Dad. Husband. Drummer. Learner of Things.

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Victoria Office 365 User Group – Coming Soon!

We’re pretty excited here in the office as we are gearing up to announce and support a local Office 365 User Group.  Watch this space: and sign up.  The more the merrier!

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Office 365 Observations from a grizzled veteran of the SMB Space

As a big SharePoint fan and recently self-diagnosed Bob Ross of SharePoint, I’ve been watching and actively participating in Microsoft’s swift transition of key software and services into the Cloud. While BPOS was great, the name didn’t exactly mean much to customers. But with the words “Cloud” and “Office 365”, interest is increasing rapidly and …

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Some more justification for the SharePoint Enterprise CAL

Sigh.  I’m being lazy again. Here is an email I sent tonight to a client who was looking for justification on whether going from SharePoint Standard to Enterprise for about 80 people was worth the investment and why.  Here was my reply in case it helps others. Hey (name changed to protect the innocent) As …

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I aspire to be the Bob Ross of SharePoint

I can hear Darren’s eyes rolling from here… Egad, what now Sean? I always liked how Apollo Creed of the Rocky Movie franchise had a bunch of cool nicknames, like The King of Sting, the Master of Disaster, the Count of Monte Cristo.  I’ve been searching for my own (I needed/wanted something to make what …

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Radio Buttons – now you know…

Whenever I teach SharePoint, we always end up discussing lists and columns. One of my favourite data types (drop downs, lookups, dates, etc.) to cover when discussing columns is the choice field and more specifically, radio buttons. It’s at this point I get to survey the crowd and see how many folks know why they …

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Year 5 – Renewed as SharePoint MVP

Got my email re: 5th year as a Microsoft MVP for SharePoint Server today. Always strange to get it on April Fools but real all the same. Thanks to all for your support. “Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2013 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders …

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What are your “Pain Points”? We’d like to help.

itgroove is a business technology solutions provider. We have lots of tools and technology available that can be used to solve any number of business issues. And we have the knowledge and experience to map the solutions out for you, as well as the skills to implement the needed hardware, software and procedures. You have …

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