Making Pretty Sites based on SharePoint

November 24, 2008

While most of my experience is, by design, focusing on using Microsoft SharePoint in a way which does not try to do much more than “out of the box” capability and design, I recognize that there is a place for making a web site based on SharePoint to not look so “techy”. I ran across the web site http://www.wssdemo.com/Pages/topwebsites.aspx which provides links to sites based on Microsoft SharePoint which are indeed not “techy”.


Understanding and Responding to Risk

November 4, 2008

See http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/e3b34b9c-a9c0-11dd-958b-000077b07658.html?nclick_check=1

Stefan Stern notes in yesterday’s Financial Times talks about a pragmatic approach to risk management in light of recent failures in Risk Management in the financial industry, BBC Radio 2, and others.

“Understanding risk, and responding properly to it, requires maturity, and sobriety. We had forgotten this. Some had never really grasped it in the first place.”