New options available in SharePoint and SharePoint Online include the Modern UI, which has been available in SharePoint Online and is now available for SharePoint on premises with SharePoint 2016 Feature Pack 1. This is an important feature set for a hybrid SharePoint scenario to maintain a consistent look and feel. SharePoint 2016 also includes expanded Feature Pack 1 MinRole options, such as reducing the number or servers for a MinRole deployment from 8 to 4.
The advantages of MinRoles, farm topologies, and how to mirror the new MinRole deployments without using Feature Pack 1 will also be discussed. Finally, the SharePoint Patterns and Practices Responsive UI plugin provides a quick, supported, and effective way to make standard SharePoint site mobile friendly. Combined with Office Web Apps in SharePoint 2013 or Office Online Server in SharePoint 2016 these provide a way to take your current SharePoint implementation and Office documents on mobile devices today.
Where/When: 8 City Blvd, Suite 403, Nashville, TN 37209 – MAP | March 14th, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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James Curry, a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), is a respected computer scientist, author, and consultant with over 15 years of experience. James is an Enterprise Architect with Summit 7 Systems where numerous government agencies and companies in the finance, entertainment, health, manufacturing, utilities, and education sectors utilize his expertise and talents. James was first introduced to SharePoint during his employment with NASA where he wrote the software to manage the NASA wide area network. He fine-tuned his SharePoint expertise as an Instructor Manager for Mindsharp while also consulting with Summit 7.
James is also a well-known lecturer and educator who presents SharePoint sessions at user groups and conferences, including sessions for Microsoft and the SharePoint Best Practices conference. He is passionate about teaching and writing and is a contributing author to multiple SharePoint books published by Microsoft Press. He currently resides in Nashville, TN with his beloved wife Suzanne and wonderful daughter Cate.