7 July, I will be speaking in a Webinar held by Datapolis


Event Details


Time: July 7, 2015 from 4pm to 5pm
Location: Online event
Website or Map:http://www.datapolis.com/holi…
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: Maciej Józefowicz

 

Event Description

Join the webinar by Datapolis and Mai Omar Desouki.

Everyone needs a time off! However in the summer season there can be a hassle to get your holidays approved. You send a request to your manager and do not know what happens next. Managers also have tough days because they often do not have full view on who’s on vacation and if they have enough people working. How to solve that?

Join us July 7, 10am EST (4pm CET) for the answer! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Agenda In this webinar by Mai Omar Desouki, Senior SharePoint Consultant at Vodafone Egypt and founder of Dubai SharePoint User Group we will show you how make an easy and efficient holiday approval workflow that is a must-have for every company. We will use SharePoint Designer to build a workflow that keeps employees in loop, gives insights to managers and validates users’ balance of their free days- so that everyone could enjoy their holiday! We will work on on-prem SharePoint 2013 as a development environment and then we will deploy the workflow online.

SharePoint 2013 Course – DEV & ADV DEV


Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions

Course:

20488B

Length:

5 Days

Starting::

Saturdays May 30, 2015

Language(s):

English

Audience(s):

Developers

Level:

300

Technology:

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Type:

Course

Delivery Method:

Instructor-led (classroom)

Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions

Course:

20489B

Length:

5 Days

Starting::

Saturdays July 11, 2015

Language(s):

English

Audience(s):

Developers

Level:

300

Technology:

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Type:

Course

Delivery Method:

Instructor-led (classroom)

 

 

I will be representing 2 sessions in SPBiz Conference


I am glad to announce I will representing 2 impressive sessions in SPBiz Conference.

Find below, my 2 sessions;

 



SPBiz Conference is 2 days, 17 & 18 June, it’s full of SharePoint Global Expert Speakers with many interesting sessions.

Day 1 Agenda: http://www.spbizconf.com/sessions/agenda-wednesday-17th-june/

Day 2 Agenda: http://www.spbizconf.com/sessions/agenda-thursday-18th-june/

The times are displayed below each session, but when you click the “+” (Add to Calendar) it should convert to local time.

Don’t miss it. You may register here; https://spbiz.conferencehosts.com/registration.aspx

My Wish List for SharePoint 2016!


Hi Microsoft,

Kindly, we have some wish list, we wish it would be available in SharePoint 2016, at least some of it..

  1. Apps; when we insert apps as App Part, its basically inserted in iFrame! We really need a better way.
  2. MS, I hope you could include the Office Web App Server in SharePoint Server just like you did in FAST Search Server.
  3. We need a UI for Tenancy configuration,    
  4. We need a UI for Property Bags in Central Administration, it’s actually painful in PS.
  5. I don’t know why the Search Topology was removed in SP 2013, it was available with UI in SP 2010, I’d recommend we have a UI for Search Topology. Although I know there is PS to do so but there was already a UI. I understand the Search Topology changed heavily, which requires more work in its UI.
  6. Some stuff to complete its configuration, we have to write PS, I am okay, I love PS but why not have a UI for it; these are:
    1. The Workflow Manager – Register-SPWorkflowService.
    2. The Apps subscription required service application to be running although in UI; it doesn’t exists.
    3. The Restore-SPSite has no UI, although the Backup-SPSite has a UI.
    4. The Import-SPWeb has no UI, although the Export-SPWeb has a UI.
  7. The Translation Service Application, everyone saw it, we thought initially, no code needed but in order to use it, we have to write some code, why not make it easier.
  8. Device Channels, and adding the user agent, If just the user updated or upgrade his/her device, he lost the master page we did for his/her agent, it’s a very static thing and not dynamic at all; why not add screen margins instead or plus the user agent to change his/her master page based on the dimensions, I know this can be done from JS or CSS, but we have already a UI, Device Channels where we add the user agent, I hope we can add as well the screen dimensions; iPad, iPhone, Android, Tables/Phone.. and so on.
  9. We really need to have a field type “Multiple Browse/Upload”; a field where user can upload multiple images/docs from wherever, what we have now, is a site column where we can browse but max is one file; although this exists only in site columns and not when creating column in lists/libraries, to me is fine but to End User, he hates me when I show him how J .. lots of steps.
  10. We need a way to restrict sandbox on one web application and not on the other one on the same server! We did another server just to stop the Sandbox Solutions on one web application; even the Resource Points effects all web applications, we may need to make each web application with different Sandbox Resource Points. I know it is deprecated so no more enhancement here but just saying my wish list.

This is what I can think of right now, I may add to this list more later.

SharePoint 2013 Administration Workshop


As promised; its public now and you can download my first SharePoint 2013 Administration Workshop from here: http://1drv.ms/1LvsOau

I used to write PowerPoints only, since this is my first writing workshop; your comments are highly appreciated [not public J]

I know some of you really need to see the installation from scratch, I will be pushing this out very soon, just keep following me.

Now I need to get some sleep J

Good night SharePointers

Cairo SharePoint Saturday – 28 March 2015


Dear SharePointers, you are all invited to the Cairo SharePoint Saturday, so far speakers have very good content they want to share with you, it’s a chance to meet with SharePoint experts and ask them questions.

This event is a chance for everyone want to learn SharePoint, is to get inside the community, where you will learn faster J

Happy SharePointing. .. oh and Speakers are finalized and will be announced soon.

Dave Coleman.. Rest in Peace


A SharePoint friend, is going to be missed really. It’s so sad as I am writing this.. I will miss you Dave, you were such a great friend, and shared great posts.

You gave me the opportunity to write with you in your blog and always shared my posts.

I finally made it and meet him, the below picture were in the European SharePoint Conference in Copenhagen – Denmark.

Rest in Peace Dave! L

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