Joel Chmiel

Joel Chmiel

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SharePoint 2010 Pricing Explained

Joel Chmiel

A simple question many clients have asked me is 'How much does SharePoint cost?' Unfortunately, the answer doesn't always seem so simple. The goal of this article is to help. Below are some pricing and licensing details to help you put together some budgetary ideas. In addition, there are some licensing details around SharePoint that everyone should know. They can be very helpful before buying and that might help you save money.

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Topics: Microsoft SharePoint, Reduce Costs, Office 365

Lessons Learned - SharePoint 2010 Fixed Width Design

Joel Chmiel

There are a lot of posts out there regarding applying a centered fixed width design to a SharePoint master page. However, as I researched the subject for a recent project, I found it hard to find solutions to all the little issues that seemed to continue to pop up. So, I wanted to create an article that, if you are reading this now, provides you with a complete set of steps to apply a centered fixed width design using the v4.master as the base. That way, it’s Foundation and Server compatible!

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Topics: Microsoft SharePoint

9 Ways to Drive User Adoption to Your Intranet Site

Joel Chmiel

As a SharePoint consultant, I enjoy collaborating with clients on SharePoint projects to benefit groups, departments, or the organization as a whole. In order for SharePoint or any intranet site to successfully benefit users and the organization, it must be used.

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SharePoint for Public Websites: Top 6 Things to Consider

Joel Chmiel

In only 10 years, websites have greatly evolved from their beginnings as simple sites. "Gone are the days of static text, flat images, and broken links," as Eric Riz wrote in his article, SharePoint: Should you use it for your public website? And as the landscape continues to change and people do more and more business over the Internet, today’s Internet visitor demands more from their website experience. They not only want a website to be informative and to look good, but they also want it to provide real-time information, dynamic content, social interaction, and an immersive interface. In other words, today’s sites must be interactively pleasing, not just aesthetically pleasing.

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Business Productivity on iOS and Android Devices with SharePoint

Joel Chmiel

Recently, I’ve noticed that many of my conversations with organizations regarding SharePoint included a growing amount of time around remote and mobile access. Why? You probably already know the answer; users are relying more and more on their mobile devices.

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