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Business Critical SharePoint

In this recorded session you will learn how to connect SharePoint with enterprise content and data to enable Business Critical SharePoint. Jakob Bartholdy and Steen Jakobsen will show viewers how to connect LOB systems, file shares and legacy ECM’s directly to SharePoint, which in turn will enable you to get even more out of your investments in SharePoint.

Link to watch full webcast:http://tinyurl.com/o6dgung

3 Steps to Improve SharePoint Search Before a SP2013 Migration

In this recorded webcast Josh Noble, author of "Pro SharePoint Search 2010", will show viewers how to improve native search relevancy and the overall search experience in SharePoint 2010. Ready for better search without migrating to SharePoint 2013? Then this is the webcast for you! During this presentation Josh will show viewers 3 ways in which they can drastically improve their search environment. Link to watch full webcast:http://tinyurl.com/o6ep69c

Building Search Based Applications in SharePoint 2010

In this on demand webcast Robert Piddocke will show how to build custom, search based applications that can display documents from a traditional file structure based on the project organization system and display them in SharePoint using Search. This webcast will focus on combining Excel, CAD, and Word documents based on project numbers or file folders in an independent document library using search.

Link to watch full webcast: http://tinyurl.com/a29bk3s

Working With Large File Types in SharePoint

In this recorded webcast, Josh Noble, author of Pro SharePoint 2010 Search, will show tricks on working with large file types, such as DWGs, in SharePoint with a few 3rd party add-ons. He will also show how to index external file shares, create virtual document libraries with aggregated content, and build a search-based drawing gallery.

Link to watch full video: http://tinyurl.com/d4osdkn

Introduction to SharePoint 2013 Search

In this recorded webcast, Josh Noble, co-author of Pro SharePoint 2010 Search and Senior Search Consultant for SurfRay, shows the new search capabilities and limitations of SharePoint 2013 out of the box. This is sure to be captivating and informative webcast, so don't miss out!

Migrating to SharePoint 2010 for Public Sites: An Insiders Look at the Milestones

In this recorded webcast Rebecca Headrick and Cathy Hodson from AANA join Senior Search Consultant, Josh Noble, to discuss the requirement gathering, platform selection, and project milestones involved in AANA's public migration from Ektron CMS 400.NET to SharePoint 2010 with Ontolica Search & Preview. If you are unable to attend please register, and we will send you the recording!

Managing Content & Metadata Between SharePoint Document Libraries- Part 2

In this recorded webinar, hosted by Josh Noble, will teach how to upload, copy, and share content between document libraries in SharePoint. Josh shows how to create a new document library and fill it with content from network drives, local machines, or other document libraries. He also demonstrates how to preserve metadata, reduce storage requirements, and avoid redundancy by leveraging the Content Query Web Part or Ontolica Aggregate.Part 2

5 Questions Every Administrator Should Ask Their Users to Improve SharePoint Search

It is one thing to know how to make complex SharePoint configurations, but you first need to know what users want. During this webinar, Josh reveals 5 simple answers your users should provide that can result in drastic improvements to your SharePoint search experience. Find out what your people are unable to find, the search refiners that are actually beneficial, and the fields to place on an advanced search page.

SharePoint Search Intro: Nailing the Basics

During this recorded introductory webinar on SharePoint Search, Robert Piddocke, co-author of Pro SharePoint 2010 Search and Working with FAST Search for SharePoint, will present an outline of what makes good search and how SharePoint 2010 can deliver it.

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Let SharePoint search out of its cage by exposing powerful search web parts into other areas of your sites. During this recorded webcast, guest presenter Nick Kellett from StoneShare will join Josh to show how to leverage SharePoint search outside the search center through search based navigation, content aggregation, and other search+ techniques.

Find, See, and Act: Delivering Simple Content Creation, Review, and Approvals in SharePoint

The creation, review, and approval of marketing assets requires close collaboration between numerous internal and external users. During this recording, you will learn how one pharmaceutical company is using SharePoint 2010 to streamline the entire promotional material review and approval process. Special consideration is paid to how they manage these processes while adhering to strict government regulations. We’ll demonstrate the functional system, built on SharePoint 2010, and explain how the solution streamlines the process of reviewing and approving pharmaceutical marketing materials

SharePoint Search Goes Public!

Microsoft and SurfRay collaborate to create rich website search experiences with SharePoint and Ontolica. In this webcast, Microsoft Technical Solution Expert and FAST veteran, Carlos Valcarcel, joins Josh Noble to reveal how SharePoint search enables public sector websites to connect communities and content. They will show live public sector SharePoint sites leverage SharePoint search and Ontolica to create rich web applications and compelling online experiences

Top 3 Reasons You Should Upgrade to FAST Search for SharePoint

SurfRay is proud to present Mikael Svenson, Microsoft SharePoint search MVP, who will present the top 3 reasons you should upgrade your search solution to FAST Search for SharePoint. Mikael will outline some of the key features in FS4SP and give live examples of how they work.

Top Five Roadblocks to Reaching SharePoint Search Maturity (and how to get past them)

SharePoint is designed to evolve with your business, but using SharePoint to its full potential presents plenty of challenges. In this recorded webcast, Sadalit Van Buren, author of The SharePoint Maturity Model and Senior Software Engineer at Blue Metal Architects, will spotlight the top 5 barriers to reaching SharePoint search maturity. Drawing from real survey data, Sadalit explains how to get past challenges to findability and implement best practices and improvements to your SharePoint search.

Using FAST Search for SharePoint Pipeline to Improve Search

Everyone knows that great metadata is key to a great user search experience, but what can you do if your existing content falls short? The FAST Search for SharePoint pipeline provides a way to enhance document metadata during the indexing process so your content has better metadata and users will experience better search results.

Effective Requirements Gathering for Search in SharePoint

"Better Search” and "Effective Search" are not requirements! In this recording Michal Pisarek, SharePoint Guru, illustrates how to execute search requirements workshops, how to map certain requirements to OOTB configuration options and how to measure the effectiveness of your search implementation!

Search Analytics in SharePoint 2010

In this recorded webcast Robert Piddocke presents the basics behind search engine ranking and the basic behaviours of search users when interacting with search. Robert will illustrate how to use search analytics in SharePoint and how they can be leveraged with Best Bets and synonyms to improve SharePoint search and deliver users what they want.

Managing Content & Metadata Between SharePoint Document Libraries - Part 1

In this recorded webinar, hosted by Josh Noble, will teach how to upload, copy, and share content between document libraries in SharePoint. Josh shows how to create a new document library and fill it with content from network drives, local machines, or other document libraries. He also demonstrates how to preserve metadata, reduce storage requirements, and avoid redundancy by leveraging the Content Query Web Part or Ontolica Aggregate.

Ontolica Preview: SharePoint for Mobile Devices

Ontolica Preview delivers intuitive and powerful search and document preview for SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 on any mobile device, including iPads, Android phones and tablets, and Windows Mobile devices.

SharePoint Maturity - Part 3

Torben Ellert will discuss how to address key SharePoint challenges in a manner that will increase the overall level of SharePoint maturity. The webcast features Sadie VanBuren's SharePoint Maturity Model, as well as real-world examples of public-facing SharePoint sites, and intranets.

SharePoint Maturity - Part 2

Torben Ellert will discuss how to address key SharePoint challenges in a manner that will increase the overall level of SharePoint maturity. The webcast features Sadie VanBuren's SharePoint Maturity Model, as well as real-world examples of public-facing SharePoint sites, and intranets.

SharePoint Maturity - Part 1

Torben Ellert will discuss how to address key SharePoint challenges in a manner that will increase the overall level of SharePoint maturity. The webcast features Sadie VanBuren's SharePoint Maturity Model, as well as real-world examples of public-facing SharePoint sites, and intranets.

SharePoint Document Library Organization Made Simple - Part 2

This webinar, hosted by Josh Noble, teaches simple ways to customize the look and feel of SharePoint document libraries. Josh shows you how to create views with custom columns, create views with filters, and create views with grouping in standard SharePoint. He also demonstrates how to add and customize document previews with Ontolica Library Preview.

SharePoint Document Library Organization Made Simple - Part 1

This webinar, hosted by Josh Noble, teaches simple ways to customize the look and feel of SharePoint document libraries. Josh shows you how to create views with custom columns, create views with filters, and create views with grouping in standard SharePoint. He also demonstrates how to add and customize document previews with Ontolica Library Preview.

Custom Ranking Models in Search - Part 1

This recorded webinar, hosted by Robert Piddocke, will introduce custom ranking models and how to create them. In addition, he will illustrate how to display and manipulate the out of the box ranking algorithms and test them in SharePoint 2010 Search.

Customizing the Advanced Search Page in SharePoint 2010 - Part 3

In this recorded webinar, Josh Noble, co-author of "Pro SharePoint 2010 Search" shows you how to fully leverage the advanced search page in both SharePoint 2010 and Ontolica Search. Josh will show you how to add scopes, create custom property restrictions, generate custom result types, add a custom drop down field, and provide a lookup dialog box on the advanced search page.

Customizing the Advanced Search Page in SharePoint 2010 - Part 2

In this recorded webinar, Josh Noble, co-author of "Pro SharePoint 2010 Search" shows you how to fully leverage the advanced search page in both SharePoint 2010 and Ontolica Search. Josh will show you how to add scopes, create custom property restrictions, generate custom result types, add a custom drop down field, and provide a lookup dialog box on the advanced search page.

Customizing the Advanced Search Page in SharePoint 2010 - Part 1

In this recorded webinar, Josh Noble, co-author of "Pro SharePoint 2010 Search" shows you how to fully leverage the advanced search page in both SharePoint 2010 and Ontolica Search. Josh will show you how to add scopes, create custom property restrictions, generate custom result types, add a custom drop down field, and provide a lookup dialog box on the advanced search page.

Diplaying Ratings on Search Results in SharePoint 2010 - Part 2

This recorded webinar will show you how to display the ratings feature on the Search results page in out of the box SharePoint 2010 Search. Feel free to forward this recording to anyone who you believe may benefit from it. You need JavaScript enabled to view it should you have any questions or if you would like more information regarding Ontolica. In addition, we provide a link to step-by-step instructions and corresponding code.

Displaying Ratings on Search Results in SharePoint 2010 - Part 1

This recorded webinar will show you how to display the ratings feature on the Search results page in out of the box SharePoint 2010 Search. Feel free to forward this recording to anyone who you believe may benefit from it. You need JavaScript enabled to view it should you have any questions or if you would like more information regarding Ontolica. In addition, we provide a link to step-by-step instructions and corresponding code.

Using Federated Search Connectors in SharePoint 2010 - Part 2

This recorded webinar, hosted by Josh Noble, illustrates how to take advantage of federated search connectors which allow SharePoint to access federated locations. In addition it will show you how to utilize SharePoint to search content sources such as Exchange, EMC Documentum, and YouTube. We also provide links to a variety of free Federated Search Connectors!

Using Federated Search Connectors in SharePoint 2010 - Part 1

This recorded webinar, hosted by Josh Noble, illustrates how to take advantage of federated search connectors which allow SharePoint to access federated locations. In addition it will show you how to utilize SharePoint to search content sources such as Exchange, EMC Documentum, and YouTube. We also provide links to a variety of free Federated Search Connectors!

Using Managed Metadata and the Managed Metadata Service with Search - Part 2

This recorded webinar, hosted by Robert Piddocke, discusses how the new Managed Metadata features of SharePoint 2010 can be used in search and show the advantages and limitations.

Using Managed Metadata and the Managed Metadata Service with Search - Part 1

This recorded webinar, hosted by Robert Piddocke, discusses how the new Managed Metadata features of SharePoint 2010 can be used in search and show the advantages and limitations.

Enhancing SharePoint Search: Choosing the Right Solution for Your Business - Part 2

This recorded webinar, hosted by Josh Noble, highlights the key reasons for selecting SharePoint 2010, Ontolica, or FAST for your enterprise search needs. In addition, he reviews key differentiators and benefits of each platform to help you plan for a migration or upgrade.

Enhancing SharePoint Search: Choosing the Right Solution for Your Business - Part 1

This recorded webinar, hosted by Josh Noble, highlights the key reasons for selecting SharePoint 2010, Ontolica, or FAST for your enterprise search needs. In addition, he reviews key differentiators and benefits of each platform to help you plan for a migration or upgrade

Custom Result Properties in SharePoint 2010 - Part 2

This recorded webinar, hosted by Robert Piddocke, will illustrate how to configure and display custom properties and content types on a standard SharePoint 2010 search result page. Additionally, he covers how to do the same customizations in Ontolica!

Creating Audience Targeted Search Experiences in SharePoint 2010 - Part 2

h Noble, co-author of Pro SharePoint 2010 search, presents how to create customized SharePoint 2010 search experiences for various user groups. In addition, he speaks about business cases for creating search pages and web parts that are targeted to specific audiences.

Custom Result Properties in SharePoint 2010 - Part 1

This recorded webinar, hosted by Robert Piddocke, will illustrate how to configure and display custom properties and content types on a standard SharePoint 2010 search result page. Additionally, he covers how to do the same customizations in Ontolica!

Creating Audience Targeted Search Experiences in SharePoint 2010 - Part 1

Josh Noble, co-author of Pro SharePoint 2010 search, presents how to create customized SharePoint 2010 search experiences for various user groups. In addition, he speaks about business cases for creating search pages and web parts that are targeted to specific audiences.

Best Bets in SharePoint 2010 - Part 2

Webinar hosted by Robert Piddocke, Co-Author of Pro SharePoint 2010 Search During this 20 minute session we will illustrate how to configure and use Best Bets in SharePoint 2010. In addition, we will show you how to utilize SPS 2010 Analytics to determine the most useful best bets for your users.

Search refiners in SharePoint 2010 - Part 2

Webinar hosted by Robert Piddocke, Co-Author of Pro SharePoint 2010 Search During this 20 minute session we will illustrate how to configure and use Best Bets in SharePoint 2010. In addition, we will show you how to utilize SPS 2010 Analytics to determine the most useful best bets for your users.

Best Bets in SharePoint 2010 - Part 1

Webinar hosted by Robert Piddocke, Co-Author of Pro SharePoint 2010 Search During this 20 minute session we will illustrate how to configure and use Best Bets in SharePoint 2010. In addition, we will show you how to utilize SPS 2010 Analytics to determine the most useful best bets for your users.

Customizing search refiners in SharePoint 2010 - Part 1

Here is the first of our tech webinar series by surfray search consultants and authors of the book Pro SharePoint 2010 Search. The series shows quick and easy customizations to the SharePoint 2010 Search experience. The first in the series, in 2 parts, is about modifying the default refiners in SharePoint. During this recorded webinar we will demonstrate how to set the standard SharePoint 2010 refinement panel to analyze more items, expose numbered refiners, and add a new custom refinement category.