Showing posts from July, 2015

New PremierPoint Solutions White Paper Evaluates Using FTP vs. SharePoint Extranet for External File Sharing

PremierPoint Solutions has released a new white paper that evaluates the choice of using file transfer protocol (FTP) vs. a SharePoint extranet for external file sharing via the Internet. The FTP white paper can be downloaded at PremierPoint Solutions’ website and is free. Titled “Choosing an External File Sharing Approach: FTP vs. SharePoint Extranet,” the paper examines the dangers inherent in using FTP for transferring business documents with external parties. These dangers include security and scalability issues; reliability problems; and lack of control over documents. While the alternative—using SharePoint as an external file sharing platform—has a number of advantages, out of the box it is missing some key features that most organizations need to efficiently manage their extranet sites and users. These important missing features are easily added by installing PremierPoint Solutions’ Extranet Collaboration Manager for SharePoint Server and Foundation (ExCM), a Share…

BPA Solutions enters strategic partnership with Connected Systems

Connected Systems, a Perth-based technology-consulting company and a Microsoft Gold Partner, today announced its partnership with BPA Solutions, a leading worldwide provider of business applications and solutions for Microsoft SharePoint. This makes Connected Systems the first Australian organisation to enter into a partnership with BPA Solutions. “We are excited about this collaboration and glad that BPA Solutions has trusted Connected Systems to help them enter into the Australia & New Zealand markets,” said Rinaldo De Paolis, General Manager of Connected Systems. “BPA is proud to have Connected Systems as a strong new Partner in Australia. Together we bring innovative business solutions and a strong SharePoint expertise in the Australian market”, said Dr. Boris Lutz, CEO of BPA Solutions.
"Partnering with global companies such as BPA Solutions allows us to provide the best SharePoint solutions to our clients", said Rick Rosato, Managing Director of Connected Systems…

Neudesic Wins 2015 Nintex Partner Choice Award Recognizing Strategic Alliance for Advancing Integrations for Workflow Automation Solutions

Neudesic has been honored with the Nintex Partner Choice Award which recognizes valuable contributions technology partners have made in promoting and driving use of the Nintex Workflow Automation platform across organizations of all sizes, in every industry, around the world.  Neudesic was awarded the honor this week at the 4th Annual Nintex Partner Awards ceremony held at the 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando, Florida. "The 2015 Nintex Partner Award winners are best-in-class in what they do," said Nintex CEO John Burton. "Every day these award-winning partners are working hard to help companies transform business processes by automating workflows and forms powered by Nintex. We're proud to recognize a dozen partners this year, and celebrate the value these partnerships bring to Nintex's ongoing success." Accepting the award on behalf of Neudesic, Mickey Williams, Vice President, Solution Partner Group said, "Neudesic …

Elasticsearch for SharePoint from BA Insight

BA Insight has launched Elasticsearch for SharePoint. Out of the box, the software integrates with SharePoint and allows Elasticsearch to be accessed through SharePoint portals without reliance on custom software development. Further, BA Insight’s complete software portfolio is now available for the open source Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana (ELK) stack. BA Insight says that for organizations using SharePoint, this capability adds real-time search and analytics that are not possible with native SharePoint while saving time and money on the development of portals to access Elasticsearch applications.
This integration deepens the partnership between BA Insight and Elastic, the company behind the ELK stack. Elastic customers can now easily surface their applications in corporate portals. The integration also adds a wide range of capabilities to Elasticsearch, including:
connectors to more than 50 systems, including item-level security;auto-classification to power better fa…

SharePoint HR Management System in Action - Lanteria HR Overview Read

Lanteria presents the extensive review of its SharePoint HRMS written by Vlad Cartinescu, founder of the SharePoint Community.
Concord, NH, July 11, 2015 --( Lanteria LLC (, a leading software developer, today unveiled the Lanteria HR management system overview provided by Vlad Cartinescu, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in SharePoint since 2013 and founder of the biggest and most active SharePoint community in the Internet.

“With over 65,000 customers, 125 million licenses, and 80% of fortune 500 using it, Microsoft SharePoint is one of the most used collaboration and intranet platforms in the world,” says Vlad, “However, there is no built-in solution for managing human resources, and even creating an onboarding workflow customized to your company requires you to have SharePoint Development experts. That is why a company called Lanteria, created a full HRMS solution that sits on top of SharePoint.”

This comprehensive overview provid…

PowerShell Error: Cannot access the local farm

In new environments running the SharePoint PowerShell Scripts the following error can occur if the user does not have the permission to access the SharePoint Config DataBase

To Resolve the below error

Get-SPSite : Cannot access the local farm. Verify that the local farm is properly configured, currently available, and that you have
the appropriate permissions to access the database before trying again.
At *.ps1:28 char:9
+ $Site = Get-SPSite $SiteUrl
+         ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidData: (Microsoft.Share...SPCmdletGetSite:SPCmdletGetSite) [Get-SPSite], SPCmdletException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell.SPCmdletGetSite

1) Open the SharePoint PowerShell as Administrator
2) Run the below code in the Shell

Get-SPDatabase | Add-SPShellAdmin SomeDomain\SomeUserName  3) Log off and login again , This will resolve the issue.

PowerShell Scripts Cannot be loaded

To clear the below error

File D:\Execute.ps1 cannot be loaded because running scripts is disabled on this
system. For more information, see about_Execution_Policies at

1) Run the Power Shell as administrator
2) Enter the below command