Accepted into the SharePoint MVP Program 12

The Journey Some while back, when I was an employee at Berbee/CDW a colleague of mine Joe Shepherd @JoeShepherdMBA was set to speak at a conference in San Francisco, however due to a conflict he couldn’t make it. He floated the idea that I should deliver his session; while I was fully capable of speaking […]

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Watch All My Sessions at SharePoint Conference 2014

A few weeks ago I was honored to speak at this years SharePoint Conference held at the Venetian in Las Vegas. I delivered three (3) Sessions which focused largely on: Business Connectivity Services (BCS) in SharePoint Server On Premises and Online – Hybrid BCS Apps highlighting some of the new capabilities with the REST API, […]


My SharePoint Conference 2014 Wrap Up 4

The Lead Up Back in November 2013 as I was delivering sessions for Andrew Connell @AndrewConnell and Dan Holme @DanHolme at #SPLive, I also got the great news that I was accepted to speak at SharePoint Conference 2014 #SPC14 with three (3) sessions.  This was obviously fantastic news, scary, but I knew I could do […]


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Game Plan for SharePoint Conference Session 330 and 313 1

What’s our Theme I have three sessions at SharePoint Conference 2014 and the overarching theme of my sessions and perhaps for the Conference will be centered around Cloud, Apps, and Hybrid.  Please visit this blog to see more details about my sessions, I am using this blog post to refine my session script for both […]


Check out my SharePoint Conference 2014 Session Teaser 2

Movie Trailers and More for my SPC Sessions In the lead up to SharePoint Conference 2014 on March 3rd through 6th at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas session speakers are doing all they can to drum up excitement (rightfully so) for their sessions.  Keep up on all my session on the SPC 14 Site […]


SharePoint Fabian Blog-2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 100,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see […]


SQL Azure to EF5 to OData to BCS EL

Précis So yesterday, I was talking with Ted Pattison as he did a Critical Path class on the Great SharePoint Adventure (GSA) and a question was asked by one of his students about using Entity Framework to connect to a Oracle Database and then make an External Content Type and External List.  I suggested that […]


Wrap-up on my SPSDC Workflow Session

Thanks Another year and another successful even by the Organizers (Dan, Adam, Rachel) and all the Volunteers at SharePoint Saturday Washington D.C. – Reston.  I was honored to be an accepted speaker and I delivered this session “The Evolution of Workflows in SharePoint 2013 – A Story about External Calls with REST & JSON”.  This […]


Wrap-up on my SharePoint BCS SPLive360 Sessions

Accolades On October 10th 2013 i blogged Come see my three session at SPLive360 in Orlando in an effort to promote and create awareness/buzz around my delivery at the event Andrew Connell and Dan Holme put on.  I have to tell you it was a fantastic event, with a slew of talented speakers, engaged and […]


Answered: Leave request for SharePoint O365 Sample on MSDN

Précis So, I as a cure for insomnia, decided to troll the CODE.MSDN site for questions that interested me.  I found this request and figured it was something i could knock out, so i did. There was not much to go on interms of HARD requirements so i posed a question, I assumed if Im […]