Join North East Bytes for our second event of 2014, we are once again pleased to be partnering SUGUK. We have the pleasure of welcoming back Rik Hepworth, Black Marble's IT Director and we are delighted to welcome Pradeep Heegde, Chief Architect at Acuvate Software.
Date: Wednesday 19th February 2014
Session 1 - Building Social SharePoint Apps using Yammer
This session will provide an overview of integration options provided by Yammer and how these can be used in SharePoint apps. The session will have code demos for some of the key items and aims to be a starting point for building deep Yammer integrations.
What will be covered in the session?
- Some Integration options and uses
- Using Embed
- The Yammer API
- The Gotchas
Pradeep Hegde is the Chief Architect at Acuvate Software. His experience includes architecting, designing & developing a wide range enterprise applications using SharePoint, Microsoft .Net, SQL Server and other Microsoft technologies. He has been using Yammer at Acuvate since 2012 and has the experience of integrating Yammer with versions of SharePoint going back to MOSS 2007.
As a Co-Founder of Acuvate, a software services company with offices in India, UK, USA and the Netherlands, Pradeep understands the needs of a growing global business. Other than technology, he loves travelling, drives a Golf and supports Barcelona. You can reach him at https://twitter.com/pradeephegde
Session 2 - Tips and Tricks with SharePoint Publishing
Rik has been working recently on a SharePoint 2013 project that involves published content that is connected and presented using search. In this session he will show how to create and deploy customisations to things like themes, page templates and the new Content by Search web part. Having encountered a number of unexpected issues during the project, Rik will talk about them, and how to avoid them.
Rik is the IT Director of Black Marble, a Microsoft Gold Partner based in the North of England. Black Marble specialises in Biztalk and SharePoint-based business automation. In addition to making sure Black Marble's own systems deliver, Rik leads the IT side of Black Marble's SharePoint practice. Rik has been delivering SharePoint solutions since Black Marble’s involvement in the beta of SharePoint 2007 and presents regularly for Black Marble and their partners on this and other topics.
The event will be hosted in Room 1.02 of Claremont Tower at Newcastle University. For a detailed campus map - http://www.ncl.ac.uk/documents/Campus-Map-Print.pdf