MOSSIG Enterprise Search Extravaganza

MOSSIG Enterprise Search Extravaganza - 26 Sept 2007 

This month MOSSIG will be presenting a series of Enterprise Search related topics, so come along and find out how Enterprise Search can help you unlock your businesses data and improve productivity.

Where – Microsoft, Level 5, 4 Freshwater Place, Southbank

When – 26 Sept 2007 5:30pm

Show and Tell Session – Contact Selector Control in InfoPath (Ben Walters)

Ben Walters from Strategic Data Management will be providing a brief overview of the Contact Selector control available in InfoPath 2007.

Business Session – Search possibilities in your Enterprise (Tim Wragg)

According to IDC (Content Technologies Study 2004-2005), workers spend 9.5 hours per week searching.  Join Tim Wragg from Professional Advantage as he discusses the Enterprise Searching capabilities of SharePoint 2007 and what it means for business.

The presentation will include,

  • positioning of the current search landscape from desktop to the web and where its going,
  • search features including documents, people, business data and other sources,
  • tips and tricks for an effective implementation , and
  • the gotcha’s in features and licensing.

Technical Session – How to access and search business data (Matthew Cosier)

In this half-hour session Matthew Cosier from Readify will step you through the means of integrating external data with the Business Data Catalog, and exposing it via search. In particular he will take you through the process of writing a BDC web service, generating the application definition using the new Microsoft Business Data Catalog Definition Editor tool, and finally exposing the data to SharePoint search.

To register for this meeting please email register@mossig.net by COB Tuesday 25th September 2007.

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