Assad Khan, Senior Program Manager Lead, delivered a presentation providing an overview of the OData protocol which provides a common way to expose and interact with data on any platform (DB, no SQL stores and (restful) web services). The presentation was delivered to the attendees of the Taipei Interoperability Protocols Plugfest event.
If you are considering upgrading to SharePoint 2013 on Office 365 but are wary about how it will look and in turn how it will affect user adoption, then you'll want to come along to this TechEd Australia session. Elaine van Bergen, MSCM and OBS Lead Solution Specialist, and Aaron Dinnage, DEECD SharePoint Platform Manager will discuss a Proof of Concept (POC) Project that is being used by large number of geo-disperse users. You'll be the first to hear about how it was done!_x000D_ _x000D_ Elaine and Aaron will walk you through their approach to branding and customisation which has enabled it to be used by non-technical users without a need for training. Features discussed will include new capabilities of SharePoint 2013 in the Cloud, including Composed Looks, and the clever ways that content owners are able to easily access functionality using customisations to create simple shortcuts to functionality and wizards._x000D_