Ed on Office

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Snazzy Microsoft Office 365 Promo demonstrates the why!

Every school should have one!

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Free in person presentations by local MVP's in Melbourne CBD

Free quality webinars by local MVP's check it out!

The MVP Community Camp kicks off on Mar 17! Join us for a weeklong series of online and in-person community events organised by MVPs and other community leaders in Asia Pacific. Find out more: http://spr.ly/6187gG9B

I will be presenting on the business value of Office 365 by demonstrating an end to end solution for supply chain management.

Monday, February 24, 2014

MBUG: Modern Apps and Modern User Experiences

Melbourne Business Users Group - MBUG

Modern Apps and Modern User Experiences

You are invited to the first Mbug for 2014. We will be joined by two talented speakers who will share with you how to get modern and design a user experience that users will love.
Building Modern Applications with SharePoint & Windows 8
Shailen Sukul Senior Consultant at Readify will demonstrate SharePoint apps interacting with Windows 8 and show the immersive experience across devices.
Balancing user experience with an out-of-the-box design in SharePoint 2013
Having a great user experience is an success factor for any intranet. To ensure success with their intranet redevelopment Melbourne Water has included usability testing throughout the development of their SharePoint 2013 intranet. What they found was that what their staff thought was a good user experience was at times in conflict with maintaining as much of the out-of-the-box functionality as possible. Rebecca Jackson will discuss their approach to user experience testing, findings from the sessions and their approach to getting a balance

About MBUG

With a vision to empower the business community to understand the benefits of the strategic use of technology MBUG is focused on the business issues of collaboration tools.
This user group established in 2011 discusses the business issues of SharePoint projects, specifically for content publishers, content owners and content creators. MBUG engages with SharePoint power users in organisations. ie knowledge managers, intranet managers, community managers, business managers, etc.
Refreshments by Somersby Pear Cider
WHEN Friday 28th of February, 11.30 to 1pm includes Networking Lunch
WHERE Microsoft Melbourne, Freshwater Place
Twitter: @melbbug
4 Freshwater Place Southbank VIC 3006 Australia

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Visio 2013 and the new VSDX format

Visio 2013 introduces a new OpenXML based VSDX format which offers great new possibilities for developers. Combined with the native rendering on SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 there is a whole new world of solution opportunities available.

Here's a post with tips and tricks for developers on the new Visio blog.


Friday, May 11, 2012

The Visio 2010 MVP Sessions - highkly recommended

For those of you looking for some guidance and Visio How To:

'The Visio 2010 MVP Sessions'

In twenty-four self-contained Sessions ranging from five to seven and half minutes, each week the Visio MVPs discuss and demonstrate the basics of how to use and apply some of the most important features and capabilities of Visio 2010. Each Visio MVP Session should provide the understanding needed to get started in using Visio 2010 to solve a specific challenge or apply a specific feature or technique.
In addition to the videos, the sample diagrams used for each topic are published through Visio Services and freely downloadable, , so that users can interact or work with and from the same example files and data sets being demonstrated.

Well done Scott, Chris and David!

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

BPM Demo for MBUG

In a 20 minute live demonstration, Ed will do a lap around the Business Process solutions that can be delivered through Microsoft Visio and SharePoint 2010.

Session abstract

Business Process Visualisation

This session will show how Business Process Visualisation can be used to manage Policies and Procedures in a process context. It brings policies, procedures and people together. The methodology will be based on the Business Process Modelling Notation ( BPMN). This session will allow users to get a taste for the Business Process Visualisation Coaching that MBug is offering to its' members. The session will show how following simple process functions end users can create their own visual business processes.

WHEN Wednesday 15th February 2012 11am Start Followed by Networking Lunch
WHERE Pitcher Partners, Level 19, 15 Williams Street Melbourne
Twitter: @melbbug
Corner Williams Street and Flinders Lane