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How the Financial Industry and the Cloud Work Together

Published by on November 12th, 2014

Banking in the Cloud

From cloudproviderusa.com

No longer “frenemies”, the financial industry and the cloud are working together more and more as past concerns fade away and the benefits of their union become more apparent.

One of the main reasons that companies in the financial industry are moving to the cloud is because of the fear that they will fail to follow regulations on-premises, which can result in hefty fines and decreased investment from current and potential investors. By moving to a cloud provider, financial companies are guaranteed to meet the compliance regulations and are able to worry less and focus their attention on growing their business.

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Configuring People Picker in a One-Way Trust Environment

Published by on November 10th, 2014

people pickerHello there, readers! Today we’ll discuss a topic that is infamous for giving Admins problems: People Picker configuration, (particularly in One-Way Trust environments).

One reason that I think this particular topic causes issues is do the many caveats of People Picker and the lack of documentation or feedback provided during configuration. Nevertheless, after many trials and tribulations, I believe I have compiled a document that will navigate around these waters.

The People Picker control is used to find and “pick” users, groups and claims when assigning permissions in SharePoint 2013. It can be configured at the zone level for a farm with Stsadm.exe tool.

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How to Stay Organized at Work

Published by on November 7th, 2014

For many people, staying organized at work can be a challenge.

A primary function in my role as executive support at Fpweb.net is organization, so it’s something I put a lot of time and energy into. It took some time to find ways to organize my day and stay efficient, but after a while on the job, I believe my system works so I’ll share what works.

Top 5 Tips for Staying Organized at Work!

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The Cloud, SharePoint and the Financial Industry Webinar

Published by on November 5th, 2014

Fpwebinar logoAt 11am (EST) on November 13, 2014, Fpweb.net is diving into the financial industry with our latest Fpwebinar entitled Navigating SharePoint and the Cloud in the SharePoint Industry.


We’ve been producing some pretty exciting SharePoint content with our partners lately. You can read all about it in our newsletter or blog, or you can just see the SharePoint Solution Showcase for yourself.

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Resolving SSRS Subscription Issues in SharePoint

Published by on November 4th, 2014

How to Fix Two Errors with SQL Server Reporting Services Subscription Issues

Recently, a client of ours had some specific issues with SharePoint and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). The solutions were, I felt, rather cryptic. So I’m posting them here in hopes that they help others who may encounter these apparently rare issues.

The environment is pretty standard, one SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Edition web front end and a separate SQL Server 2012 Standard server. The reporting services service was started in Central Administration. And the reporting services SharePoint service application had been provisioned. These were done in accordance with Microsoft best practices.

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