July 2013 SFSPUG Meeting

SharePoint 2013 Has Already Made You the Search Expert in Your Organization

Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Arrival Time: 5:30 PM to 6:00PM
Presentation: 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Doors Close: 8:00PM

Microsoft San Francisco
835 Market Street (at Powell), 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
closest BART station is Powell Street

Free pizza and soft drinks provided by our food sponsor Slalom Consulting

Bring your business cards – Starbucks Gift Card raffle sponsored by AvePoint

REGISTER: http://sfspugjuly2013.eventbrite.com

Topic:  Learn how SharePoint 2013 Has Already Made You the Search Expert in Your Organization
Up until the SharePoint 2013 release, advanced search tuning and configuration were strictly the domain of search experts. After all, writing nested FQL expressions, customizing rank profiles with PowerShell, writing XSLT to customize search results, wiring up dictionaries for entity extraction, etc. are not for the faint of heart. Though you’ve likely heard many things about Microsoft’s investment in Search with this release, the most important is that they have made many of the most advanced and powerful features, heretofore reserved for search experts, accessible to everyone.

In this session Paul Olenick (SharePoint MVP and Microsoft V-TSP) will provide an intro and practical guide to using some of the more powerful Search features in SharePoint 2013 and, for illustration, will show how search engineers used to accomplish the same things before this release.

Attendees will leave with an understanding of SharePoint 2013’s powerful features for configuring search, giving them confidence to take search results in their organization beyond the status quo, without the need for a highly specialized skillset.

Paul Olenick
Strategic Consultant, AvePoint
Microsoft SharePoint MVP, VTSP
Recent publications: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Architect’s Guidebook
Also: Join him every Thursday on SharePoint ShopTalk – a weekly call-in show about all things SharePoint

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