TechEd 2008 switches tracks from the Developer to the IT Professional

I really enjoyed TechEd last week – and thanks to all who attended the sessions and came and said “Hi”.  I’m back in the office this week doing proper work – but Christophe is back down in the sunshine of Florida.

This week Christophe will be joined by Simon Floyd, Michael Jordan and Emmanuel Fadullon at TechEd IT Professionals in Orlando and they will be delivering the following EPM sessions:


Best Practices: Enabling Innovation Process Management Using Microsoft Office Enterprise Project Management Solution and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

Tuesday, June 10 10:30 AM

In today’s fast-paced global economy, innovation is the key to the next big breakthrough in products, services, and processes. However, businesses are often challenged with facilitating innovation due to cultural, strategic, or logistical pitfalls. This session covers the best practices for fostering a culture of innovation by enabling an organization’s most valuable assets, its people, to actively and easily participate in the innovation process. A live demonstration shows how anyone can capture, investigate, formulate, and evaluate ideas to conclusion using the Microsoft Office Enterprise Project Management solution and SharePoint Server 2007.


Deploying Microsoft Office Enterprise Project Management Solution 2007 into an Existing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Environment

Tuesday, June 10 1:15 PM

Microsoft Office Enterprise Project Management Solution 2007 (EPM 2007) is a very unique form of Windows SharePoint Services V3. This sessions provides you with best practices, learned in Performance Labs in Redmond, to keep in mind when you want to deploy EPM 2007 into an existing MOSS farm.


Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Deployment for High Availability and Scalability

Wednesday, June 11 1:00 PM

This session covers the components of the EPM solution and the main considerations when planning for deployments that require high availability, when to scale up and out, points of failure and software/hardware boundaries.


Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Disaster Recovery

Thursday, June 12 8:30 AM

Learn how to recover from a catastrophic failure on your SharePoint/EPM farm. This session discusses the options to recover from a loss of any component of your SharePoint/EPM Farm: SQL server, application server, disk, etc. It covers SharePoint/EPM Farm or database restore options including pros and cons as well as a live demo. This session does not cover detailed backup/restore plans and all high availability options.

Beside attending all these Project Server sessions, you can also meet them at the Project Server booth, don’t be shy!