This article was originally written in July 2012.  It is being reposted here as an archive. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’m currently working on putting together a SharePoint Saturday session on the new 2010 Task Process in SharePoint Designer.  This is part of my “Lessons Learned” articles to help me organize my thoughts to prepare for this session (SPSNY […]

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This article was originally written in Aprile 2012.  It is being reposted here as an archive. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’ve recently spent a lot of time on SharePoint 2010 workflows.  I made a ton of errors and learned a lot about the new Task Process in 2010.  It may look easy, but there are a lot of things […]

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This article was originally written in April 2012.  It is being reposted here as an archive. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I love SharePoint Designer and all the cool things you can do with it as a no-code solutions expert.  I love the concept of being able to save a globally reusable workflow as a Site Template and deploying it […]

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This article was originally written in April 2012.  It is being reposted here as an archive. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In SharePoint 2007, the Data View Web part (DVWP) was all the rage.  You could create complex views from multiple sites within in your site collection or other data sources and group, sort and format the data in […]

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This article was originally written in February 2012.  It is being reposted here as an archive. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The CQWP is my absolute favorite out of the box web part.  There are so many things that you can do with it.  There are lots of great blogs out there describing how you can present information to […]

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This article was originally written in February 2012.  It is being reposted here as an archive. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SharePoint Designer 2010 has some awesome new features!  Two of my favorites are (1) the ability to copy and modify an out of the box workflow and (2) the custom task processes. What I don’t love is the […]

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This article was originally written in December 2011.  It is being reposted here as an archive. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I love that SharePoint Designer gives you the ability to create reusable workflows.  It’s even better that you can select “All” as the content type.   However, I have come across a minor issue with being able to update an […]

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