Tuesday, March 16, 2010

SharePoint 2010 Migration Seminar

In my new role as Chief Technical Officer at StoneShare Inc., a Canadian SharePoint solutions firm, I am currently working on SharePoint 2010 migration options, and will be presenting a seminar on migration at several different events over the next month.

This topic will be focused on administrators and business users who want to understand migration paths and how best to prepare for a 2010 move.

I will do a live demo of an in-place SharePoint 2010 Upgrade - not for the faint of heart :) - and discuss the various options, useful tools, what sort of planning is required, and actual technical steps to get a great migration result.

I’ll be publishing my slides once the seminar is complete. Here’s an overview of the demonstration:

Migrate to SharePoint 2010 - Stress Free!

Considering migrating your current SharePoint environment to SharePoint 2010?  Worried about what’s involved and how to manage it?  Don’t let it become a headache!  This presentation will discuss some common sense business and technical approaches to take away the pain, and help you deliver your SharePoint 2010 migration project on time and on budget.

Topics Covered:

  • A little history: The SharePoint 2003 to 2007 Migration experience
  • Common Migration Pains
  • SharePoint 2010 Technical Changes
  • Governance
  • Migration Options
  • Migration tools and utilities
  • The Migration Process
  • Recommendations

I will be presenting at the following events:

SetFocus SharePoint 2010 Seminar

This is part of a four-part series of seminars on SharePoint 2010 that SetFocus is putting on.

When: Thursday, March 18 at 1 – 4 PM PST

Where: Online webinar. You can register for free here:http://www.setfocus.net/marketing/spseminarseries.aspx 


Microsoft Ottawa Federal SharePoint User’s Group

This is the monthly SharePoint user group – it is definitely open for more than just Federal SharePoint Users to attend!

When: Tuesday, March 30 at 5 – 7 PM PST

Where: Ottawa at the Microsoft Office on 100 Queen Street

SharePoint 2010 Summit

When: April 12 to 14

Where: Centre Mont-Royale, Montreal

Register online now for this great SharePoint conference in one of the world’s great cities.



There’s really a lot to discuss and I’m looking forward to the seminars. I’m also crossing my fingers the live upgrade goes as planned each time :)


  1. Keep us your slides posted. We are looking forward to it.

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  3. Thanks for sharing your post. There will be upcoming Sharepoint Seminar this coming September 23, 2010 in Denver, Colorado where you’ll be able to attend workshops and technical classes – taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft engineers and Microsoft MVPs.


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