Friday, March 11, 2011

SharePoint 2010 Gov to Gov Event

Over the past several years US Federal Agencies have highly adopted SharePoint as a platform to address numerous enterprise needs.  SharePoint 2010 has significant features and capabilities that are tightly integrated in areas of Collaboration, Enterprise Content Management, Enterprise Search, Business Intelligence, Social Computing, Enterprise Applications and Systems Integration to name a few. 

You are invited to come listen to presentations by and USDA present how they are using SharePoint 2010 today to meet their business needs.  Come join the community of Federal Agencies for engaging discussions about SharePoint Internet and Records Management implementations.  Microsoft will also provide a demonstration on TeleWork; enabling you to change where you work and not how you work.

These sessions will provide insight for your SharePoint initiatives.  The intended audience is US Federal IT Professionals (both business and technical).   We encourage insightful and meaningful conversation during these presentations with your peers.


Thursday April 14, 2011

· Event Registration - 8:30 to 9:00 AM

· Sessions - 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

· Lunch - Due to Federal Gift Giving policies lunch will not be provided.  Lunch purchase options will be available onsite or short walk away.


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Microsoft Chevy Chase Office

5404 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 700

Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

Phone: (301) 771-8000

Microsoft Chevy Chase Office Web Site

Metro Train – Red Line Friendship Heights

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS)

AMS has developed an electronic records center built on SharePoint 2010 technology.  The records center allows AMS employees to use Office applications to store official electronic records in an Enterprise Content Repository.  The repository allows end users to search for records they have created or to which they have viewing permission.  A custom built records management ribbon for the Office suite allows users to designate a records category, document title, audience and keywords before filing the document in the repository.

Fariba Tacoukjou

Senior Developer – USDA – AMS - Information Technology Services

Department of Treasury Public Internet is built utilizing SharePoint 2010 and FAST search on the Amazon Cloud environment with an Akamai content delivery network cloaking the infrastructure.  This platform is a fully managed cloud hosting solution that is built to scale and accommodate many IIS and SharePoint websites. Currently this environment hosts,,,,, and  Come learn how was able to meet aggressive timelines and successfully deliver a highly scalable solution.

Greg Galipeau

Enterprise Architect - Department of Treasury, Office of Chief Information Officer, HRConnect Program Office and Web Team

Microsoft TeleWork Solution for US Federal

Under the 2010 TeleWork Enhancement Act (H.R. 1722), Federal Agencies aggressive timelines to establish a policy on working outside the office, identify eligible employees and inform them of the option.  Come see how Microsoft provides secure business productivity solutions for TeleWork.  Microsoft will demonstrate how to change Where You Work, not How You Work.

Bob Straker and Jason Apergis

Microsoft SharePoint Technical Solution Professionals


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