Category: User Groups / Conferences

  • Thoughts on SharePoint 2013 After the Conference

    It’s no secret that when SharePoint 2013 showed itself, I was horrified.  I absolutely hated it.  And in fact, I hated it so much that I decided I would rather leave the industry than be forced to adopt it.  I had my exit strategy all worked out.  I’ve refused to speak out about any part […]

  • The #SPC12 Conference Wrap-Up

    Last year’s SPC left a lot to be desired as far as I was concerned.  I didn’t want to spend another cent on this conference, but I wanted my Vegas experience.  Well I got it this year, in bucket fulls! Organisation A much easier registration process than past year, cool bag, water canteen and stickers […]

  • Share Conference Jhb Agenda Ready #Share2013

    Heads up Little Collaborators, the agenda for the greatest conference to come to South Africa has been published.  130 days to go….  

  • SharePoint Saturday Cape Town Wrap Up #SPSCPT

    Team Cape Town outdid themselves this year and went all out to bring the 2012 SharePoint Saturday Cape Town event to town.  Bradley Geldenhuys and Alistair Pugin certainly upped their game and the event was well attended. Like most SharePoint events, it was more of a giant reunion party with a SharePoint theme.  The international speakers were back and […]

  • The SharePoint Apprentice #SBWJHB #IWJHB

    At our Jhb monthly SharePoint user groups in July, we will be combining SharePoint Business Workshops (SBW) and Information Worker (IW), to bring you The SharePoint Apprentice. You’ve heard of Donald Trump’s The Apprentice and Celebrity Apprentice right? Same thing.  Here’s how it will work : We have gathered 5 Executive PA’s to help us define […]

  • SharePoint Business Workshops Expands to Cape Town! #SBWCPT

    We are pleased to announce that SBW is expanding to Cape Town!  Naz Parker from Sanlam will be the team lead down there.  The format will be the same as in Jhb – the workshops are run at the same time as IW, you still register on IW to attend.  Their first event will kick off […]

  • #SPSJHB 2012 Wrap Up and #SharePoint Event Challenge

    The very first ever green SharePoint event concluded on Saturday at Business Connexion’s office in Midrand.  Verdict?  Huge fun, lovely day, big difference made!! Check out all the photos on Facebook, or the opening video in the previous post. Get all the slidedecks here. Some cool stats : 7 months of planning. 5 international speakers. 5 speakers […]

  • Opening Movie for #SPSJHB 2012

  • Call for Sponsors #SPSJHB is Open

    The packages have been put together and uploaded to the website.  Looking forward to working with you on a great event.

  • Call for Speakers for #SPSJHB 2012 is Open

    It’s time to shine.  Do you want to speak at SharePoint Saturday Jhb, the first all green SharePoint event ever? Get the application form on the website now Good luck and looking forward to reading your creative ideas on sessions.  Let’s think out the box for this one folks. (Go check out FRED all over […]

  • #Share2012 Jhb – Rocking the City of Gold

    After 15 months of planning, the first SharePoint business conference for South Africa arrived and went by in a blur.  And what a success it was! A sell out show of 360 delegates, with people clamoring for tickets until late on the Friday afternoon before it started. The feedback from delegates was unanimous.  One of my […]

  • SharePoint Saturday Jhb Goes Green

    We are very pleased to announce that SPSJHB on 19 May 2012 is going to be the very first ever ALL GREEN SharePoint event in the world! Lets Collaborate and Business Connexion are proud to bring you the second SharePoint Saturday for Johannesburg – and we think it’s a great time to give back to our planet. […]

  • Jhb SharePoint Business Conference Sells Out #Share2012

    It’s official – Share2012 South Africa has sold out! The Eventful Group has done a sterling job in putting together a conference that will rock your socks, and then get it sold out.  It’s all happening in only 12 days. For those of you attending, you can look forward to great topics presented by speakers […]

  • Information Worker Expands to Durban!

    We are very pleased to announce that Information Worker (IW) is expanding to Durban.  SurfPoint here we come! 🙂 In case you don’t know, IW is a South African SharePoint user group currently in its 5th year.  We host events monthly in Johannesburg and Cape Town, and about to kick off the group in Durbs. Our […]

  • #Share2011 – One Conference to Rule Them All

    South Africa SharePoint community – you are in for an such treat next year, really excited for all of you.  Don’t think about it anymore, just book. Share2011 in Sydney, Australia.  The Eventful Group wanted to know (very honestly) what I thought about it, so here it is. Getting into Australia The flight wasn’t comfortable.  Like […]

  • SharePoint Saturday Johannesburg is Looking for a New Home

    It’s time to get SPSJHB organised … but we’ve outgrown our old home and we’re looking for a new one. SharePoint Saturday Cape Town has been very kindly adopted by Sanlam.  We’re looking for a similar venue in Joburg and someone to adopt us. What we need is a main room that can hold around […]

  • SharePoint Saturday Cpt 2011 Wrap Up #SPSCPT

    SPSCPT was a raging success and a huge improvement on last year’s event – well done Alistair, Marc, Bradley and Annie!!  And thanks to Sanlam for sponsoring the venue and making it the new home of SharePoint Saturday Cape Town.  (Now if only we could find a venue like that in Jhb…….). The sessions were great and […]

  • Slidedecks and Transcripts from Sessions at #TechedAfrica

    Both presentations have been transcribed for you to read if you couldn’t make the sessions, (need to register for them, scroll to the bottom of the page).  The team sites slidedeck is being corrupted by Slideshare and I can’t fix it.  Ol’ Murphy won’t let it be uploaded to my website either.  The decks have been […]

  • Teched Africa 2011 Wrap Up #TechedAfrica

    Great event! Great sessions! Great company!  Great organisation!  Great food! Great parties! Great entertainment! Great great great! The combined Partner Summit / Teched didn’t seem to impact anything, although some people felt the dynamic had changed.  Did it?  Couldn’t tell, the parties still carried on till 4am… The exhibition hall is the best I have ever […]

  • Share2012 Prices are Up

    Register now and get the early bird specials.