COMMUNITY

Focal Point in the Community

At Focal Point, a huge emphasis is placed on engaging with and growing the SharePoint Community any way possible. We have found that giving back to the community and supporting others not only helps the community continue to evolve and mature, it also helps Focal Point do the same. Being part of a like-minded and committed community provides all of us the opportunity for encouragement, fellowship, growth and accountability.


Cincinnati SharePoint User Group
Public Website
The purpose of the user group is to bring the local SharePoint community together to share tips, tricks, and ideas on the uses of the various SharePoint products and technologies. The user group features SharePoint experts from Microsoft, Microsoft Partners, and the SharePoint user community. The user group is targeted towards end users, administrators, implementers, and developers.

SharePoint Friday Cincinnati
http://focalpointsolutions.co/sharefriday/
SharePoint Friday Cincinnati is a FREE one day conference. The event is open to the public and is your chance to spend the entire day immersing yourself in SharePoint and networking with others in the field and with some of the top speakers in the SharePoint Community.

SharePoint Friday Cincinnati may have changed days but our dedication to educating and engaging members of the local SharePoint community has not waivered.  In fact it has grown and we have shown you by listening to your feedback and moved the event from a Saturday to a Friday.  Yes we did this for you!!  So come out and enjoy the day and gain FREE knowledge.  SharePoint Friday Cincinnati draws upon the expertise of local and international SharePoint IT professionals, business experts, developers, architects, and users who donate their time to share real world experiences, lessons learned, best practices and general knowledge with fellow SharePoint enthusiasts


NKY Chamber of Commerce
http://www.nkychamber.com/
The Mission of NKY Chamber of Commerce is to promote and support the development of strong businesses and a vibrant economy in the Northern Kentucky region, through leadership and advocacy, resulting in a better quality of life for all. The Vision is to be the premier membership organization driving Northern Kentucky’s pursuit to be a world-class region in which to start, develop and grow thriving businesses. 78% of all members are small businesses with 22% having less than 5 employees.The Chamber is available when you need help. Whether it is to give assistance finding a new customer through networking, solving an HR issue, helping you navigate government bureaucracies, or connecting your business to new overseas prospects, the Chamber is here to connect you to resources and opportunities to grow your business.

 

Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
http://www.cincinnatichamber.com/
The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber is the nation’s fifth largest Chamber, representing the interests of nearly 4,000 member businesses. An award-winning membership organization, the Chamber has been recognized as national Chamber of the Year twice in the past decade. It supports members and the Cincinnati USA region in pursuit of success in today’s global economy.The Chamber provides numerous services, including business retention and attraction, programs and events, member benefits to improve members’ bottom line, solutions to members’ workforce challenges, government advocacy, and more to create and sustain a positive business climate for our community, including demonstrating a commitment to small business assistance and economic inclusion.

 


Clermont Chamber of Commerce
http://www.clermontchamber.com/
More than simply a business advocacy organization, the Clermont Chamber of Commerce sees its mission as the advancement of the community’s overall quality of life.The Chamber involves itself in such areas as the development planning process, where it can influence the timing and placement of infrastructure investment and land-use decisions. The Chamber also fosters legislation favorable to a positive business climate and acts as a liaison between government and business when conflicts arise. And it maintains a vital interest in government financing programs and policies, as well as tax law.

Other Blogs

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MeetDux (Dux Sy)
SharePoint Mind Melt (Stacy Deere)
SharePoint Ryan (Ryan Dennis)
#SharePoint (Troy Thompson)
SharePoint Shepherd (Robert Bogue)
The SharePoint Therapist (Jim Adcock)

 

ITUnity

As noted on their site, IT Unity is the incredible new site that empowers individuals and organizations to solve business problems with technology. IT Unity is a community of trusted experts, users, business decision makers, IT professionals, developers, and industry solution providers everyone who works with Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 (with more technologies to come!) where we can come together to:

  • Connect with world-renowned subject matter experts and peers in community-driven forums. Take advantage of experts’ online office hours and ask the questions. Gain invaluable insight through lively discussion of issues that community members are facing
  • Share how you’ve solved a problem, created a service or product, or developed expertise. IT Unity’s global audience and network of industry relationships will enhance your visibility and the impact you can make on the broader community
  • Discover how SharePoint, Office 365, and other technologies can drive innovation and business value. Find best practices, guidance, lessons learned and other solutions from experts and organizations that have tackled the challenges you face
  • Develop your knowledge, your skills, your reputation, and your professional network

IT Unity revolutionizes the way technical content is created, customized, and consumed, and the way individuals and organizations connect with the guidance, expertise, and solutions they need to achieve their business objectives.

Only IT Unity has a comprehensive strategy to aggregate, acquire, assemble, and associate content that includes three facets:

  • Expert – Trusted, Independent, Microsoft, ISV, Community, Vetted
  • Relevant – Up-to-date, Prescriptive Guidance, Solutions, Best Practices, In-depth
  • In Context – Structure, Sequence, Value

You’ll find in-depth content from trusted technical and thought leaders, product and service providers, and exciting new voices in the tech community. You’ll discover a new resource for asking questions, and getting answers from experts and peers. You can create and join professional networks and communities of practice. And you’ll learn about how our contributors have solved real-world problems, by using out-of-box technologies, customizations and extensions, and third-party tools.


 

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