On March 27th, we want to have fun. To remember. To listen. To tell stories. To celebrate community. To meet other SharePoint old-timers and newbies. To meet SharePoint creators and Microsoft people. To fool around with legendary MVPs. To attend a dedicated concert. To have fun.
And yes, of course, to grab some swag. Celebration programme will be announced at a later point of time.
25 May 1999: Four New Microsoft Initiatives Build on Gates’ Vision of “Knowledge Workers Without Limits”
…A primary challenge of knowledge workers has been to easily find all the information related to a specific job or situation. To meet this need, Microsoft is developing a new set of library and search technologies, code-named “Tahoe” to enable the creation of “digital dashboards”, a concept discussed in Microsoft Chairman and CEO Bill Gates’ keynote at the 1999 Microsoft CEO Summit…
8 Jan 2001: Microsoft Announces Branding and RC1 Availability of “Tahoe” Server
…“Organizations today want to ensure that the valuable corporate knowledge stored in documents, Web servers, file servers and e-mail is readily available to employees making important decisions each day,”
said Jeff Teper, general manager of the SharePoint Portal Server Business Unit at Microsoft.
“SharePoint Portal Server is a flexible, off-the-shelf solution that can search and index the most important enterprise content sources across an organization and make the information available to anyone in the company via a familiar user interface.”…
12 Nov 2000: Microsoft Chief Software Architect Bill Gates Lays Out a Blueprint For the Future of the Internet
…The new version of Office also will contain a new Web-based collaborative application called Microsoft SharePoint that tightly integrates with Office…
30 Apr 2001: Microsoft to Acquire NCompass Labs
Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire NCompass Labs Inc., the developer of NCompass Resolution® . Released in March 2001, NCompass Resolution 4.0 is a Web content management system that enables businesses to quickly and cost-effectively deploy highly dynamic and personalized e-business Web sites. It dramatically reduces the time required to bring these applications to market while offering the scalability needed for the most demanding environments….
01 Apr 2009: SharePoint Designer 2007 is Free
Dear Valued Customer:
We are implementing a number of changes to promote and facilitate even more customization efforts on top of our platform:
Starting on April 1, 2009, we are making SharePoint Designer 2007 available as a free download…
20 Aug 2012: Announcing SPC Adriatics 2012!
…For this reason, a specialized conference about Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Project technologies will be held in Zagreb on 28 November, 2012 under the name SharePoint and Project Conference Adriatics. A total of eighteen lectures will be divided into three parallel tracks: BIZ, DEV and IT Pro. We expect over 150 participants from leading Enterprise users from Europe.