Event Details

Hold on to your Easter Bonnets!  After January's sell out session we're back at Microsoft's London offices with the hottest SharePoint ticket in town this side of the SharePoint Evolutions Conference.

We’ll be welcoming back our old friends MVP John Timney and Martin Hatch, mixing it up with a blend of business and technical content, and focusing on SharePoint 2013 to celebrate the general availability.

18:00 - 18:30 - Registration and networking

18:30 - 19:30 – “SharePoint 2013 Project Management overview for Team Members”  - John Timney SharePoint MVP

Taking a different viewpoint on SharePoint delivery this session looks at Project Management for SharePoint from the shop floor view, looking at how you as a member of the implementation team can impact the successful delivery of SharePoint 2013 and shows how having a better understanding of the stages of delivery can make you a better IT Pro.  The session considers what the different phases of a SharePoint 2013 delivery are, who and what might be involved and what some of the gotchas are at each stage.  Without ever opening Microsoft Project the session is ideally aimed at information architects, implementation and development staff and will also give Management a much needed view of delivery from the shop floor up.

19:30 – 20:00 – Break – Coffee and networking

20:00 – 21:00 – "Customising the Content Search Web Part" - Martin Hatch

This session draws on the lessons learned from deploying a 12,000 user SharePoint 2013 intranet which heavily uses Content Search capabilities. This will look into what is possible in terms of customising and extending the new Content Search Web Part. We will look at the capabilities of the Query Editor and Property Mappings as well as building and deploying the new SharePoint 2013 custom Display Templates, as well as extending the web part in code for even

21:00 – Whenever - SharePint