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Planning for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010

In this 27 min video we will discuss Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 deployment PLANNING.  You can expect to learn what needs to be considered and what tools are available for planning an upgrade/deployment of Office 2010 and/or SharePoint 2010.

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More specifically, you will learn about…

  • Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 working together
  • Visio 2010 Document and Design
  • Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Planning Tools and Readiness
    • System Readiness – Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP)
    • Application Compatibility – Office Environment Assessment Tool
    • File Readiness – Office Migration Planning Manager (OMPM)
  • MAP – Microsoft Assessment and Planning – Inventory and System Assessment
    • Generates Excel Spreadsheets of Inventory with OS, Patches and some applications (Office)
  • OMPM – Office Migration Planning Manager – Office Document Assessment Looks at office docs and identifies any potential issues with converting files to new OpenXML format (from 97/2003 format)
  • Activation of Office – New changes to volume Licensing, KMS and MAK
  • PowerPivot for Excel and PowerPivot for SharePoint – They are the same technology but not synonymous.   One works in Excel, the other works in SharePoint.  SharePoint requires SQL 2008 R2 back end.
  • Office Web Apps – Familiar experience and interface in a high fidelity cross-platform online experience from any number of devices
  • Project 2010 key investment areas
  • SharePoint Server – Business Collaboration Platform for enterprise and the web
  • Minimum Requirements SharePoint
    • x64 Dual/8gb Ram/80gb disk
    • Minimum Software requirements – Windows 2008 x64
  • Top 5 reasons to use SQL Server 2008 R2 with SharePoint Server 2010
  • Minimum Requirements for Web Apps
  • Upgrade Methods and differences
  • Pre-upgrade Checker – with live links on how to fix potential issues
    • DB Attach
    • In-place upgrade
    • Hybrid
    • Complexity considerations
    • Downtime considerations

If you like this post, please visit my blog to see other articles that may be of interest.  Many posts on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization, SharePoint and Security. Many more post on these great topics as well as System Center Operations Manager, System Center Configuration Manager and many other technology topics.  You will often find non-technical posts such as Microsoft Changes Our World Through Innovation there as well. If you subscribe while you are there, I will keep you up to date Microsoft technology and on local Microsoft technology events.

Links to a 3 PART video Series on SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 Series:  I think you will find it interesting

If you like this post, please visit my blog to see other articles that may be of interest.  Many posts on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization, SharePoint and Security. Many more post on these great topics as well as System Center Operations Manager, System Center Configuration Manager and many other technology topics.  You will often find non-technical posts such as Microsoft Changes Our World Through Innovation there as well. If you subscribe while you are there, I will keep you up to date Microsoft technology and on local Microsoft technology events.

Also probably of interest Business Intelligence (BI) in SharePoint 2010

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