Brian Alderman

Brian Alderman

SharePoint Author, Consultant, Speaker, and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

Scottsdale, Arizona

Areas of Expertise:

  • Speaking
  • Courseware and Technical Writing
  • Consulting
  • Training (MCT) on SQL Server and SharePoint as well as other Microsoft technologies.
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing
Brian is the CEO and Founder of MicroTechPoint located in Scottsdale, AZ. He has been working with SharePoint since 2007 and has delivered several SharePoint 2010 Core Administrator classes nationwide and internationally. These classes were delivered online, live, and in a hybrid format of both online and live simultaneously. He has also delivered several SharePoint 2010 Advanced Administrator classes, as well as a SharePoint 2010 Power End User classes and site collection administrator class. Prior to SharePoint 2010, he delivered the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 Core Administrator Class and Power End User classes both live and online as well. In addition, he has co-developed and delivered a SharePoint Server 2013 Updating Support Skills for Administrators class. Brian is a frequent speaker at SharePoint Saturdays and SharePoint Conferences in the U.S. and internationally. Brian has co-authored three books, and been a contributing author to other technical books. Brian has specialized on the SQL Server and SharePoint integration over the past few years and has maintained his SQL Server Administration certification since SQL Server 6.0.His breadth of knowledge spans across Microsoft operating systems, Active Directory, SQL Server, and SharePoint. His numerous years of experience and broad background ideally suits him to handle designs that combine Windows, network, SQL Server, and SharePoint Administration topics. Brian’s academic background includes a Bachelor’s of Science as well as a Master’s of Science in Computer Information Systems where he graduated summa cum laude (GPA 4.0) from Regis University of Colorado Springs. Brian enjoys playing golf year round and traveling around the world.

Brian blogs at:

SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 Re-Release

April 29 2014

Hopefully, you read my previous blog, I posted roughly two months ago, where I advised you not to immediately install any Service Pack (SP), Cumulative Update (CU), or Hotfix, unless it was absolutely necessary for your environment. I suggested, and have done so for several years, that you wait two… read more

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