SharePoint 2010 Social Computing Overview

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In this (Experimental) presentation from SharePoint Connections 2010 in Amsterdam you will learn all about the new social computing capabilities of SharePoint 2010. Social bookmarking, tagging and ranking, blogs and wikis and social search for people. After an introduction about Social Computing from Daniel McPherson, Robin Meure and Mark van Lunenburg demonstrate how social computing works in practice.

Daniel%20McPherson_web Daniel “Point2Share” McPherson has been involved in SharePoint since attending the first public announcement of project “Tahoe” at the Microsoft Technical Briefing in January 1999. It has had a profound impact on his career, taking him to the doorstep of hundreds of companies, of all shapes and sizes, in a range of industries and in over 25 different countries. He’s worked on projects that create solutions, evaluate possibilities, deploy to tens of thousands of users and fix problems when the sirens are sounding. After 10 years at Microsoft, spent mostly in Microsoft Consulting Services, he co-founded zevenseas (, a boutique consultancy focused solely on the SharePoint platform, and is having more fun than ever before. You can find Daniel blogging at: or on twitter:


RobinMeure_web Robin has almost 6 years of experience with SharePoint. He works for zevenseas as part of a company dedicated to solving business problems with a combination of SharePoint and creativity. He helps a range of customers plan, deploy and build solutions on SharePoint, and participates actively in the broader SharePoint community though his blog ( ) and many contributions to CodePlex. He is a founding member of the SharePoint Black Belts established by Microsoft in Holland to promote skills sharing among its partners.


Mark van Lunenburg has almost four years of experience with SharePoint, starting with SharePoint 2007 and recently working on early SharePoint 2010. He is working for zevenseas, a company with a SharePoint heart dedicated in solving business problems by using SharePoint and creativity. Mark has worked for different kinds of customers, each having their own unique requirements. He plans, builds and deploys solutions on top of SharePoint. Mark participates in the SharePoint community through his blog ( and via Twitter (



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