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Monkey Bytes - SharePoint 2010 calendar (overlays)

Written By: Virgil Carroll
Posted: 11/8/2010

Monkey Bytes is a series of video blogs that will show some very basic ways to improve your SharePoint experience. The goal of Monkey Bytes is to uncover different ways to improve usability. My hope is to keep the conversation simple and easy so anyone who uses SharePoint to any degree will walk away with knowledge they can put to use.
My first Monkey Byte will look at the SharePoint 2010 calendar. There are a lot of cool new features to the calendar and I want to share some of the things I've read about and/or discovered thus far. In keeping things simple, my first video is going to explore the calendar overlay feature as well as creating some creative custom views. Below are a few bullet points from what I covered in this video

  • Making systems that work and people can use all at the same time!
  • Making your calendar more visually appealing
  • Making your calendar more user friendly
  • Take your calendar overlays one step further with custom views
  • Differentiating events that are assigned to me versus everyone else using filters

Look for the next post on using colors on your calendar!

Video Blog - SharePoint 2010 calendar (overlays)

Chad's Bio Coming Soon!

More About Virgil

Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey – based in Minneapolis Minnesota. Virgil also wears the multiple ‘hats’ of Principle Human Solutions Architect and SharePoint Architect.

Virgil is one of those rare individuals who can dive deep into technical topics while speaking clearly to the business owners of a project and never forgetting that the end user experience has the highest priority. He calls it using both sides of his brain. Virgil is passionate about leveraging technologies ‘out of the box’ as much as possible with a focus on the strategic use of content to create websites that deliver the right content to the right audience on the right device at the right time. Virgil brings high energy, an ironic wit, and a sense of grounded perspective whenever he speaks to an audience. Virgil regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.

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