ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
ARPAN SHAH (Chapter 1) is the Director of Product Management for Microsoft Projects based in Redmond, Washington, and is a frequent speaker at Microsoft and industry events. Before his current role, Shah led SharePoint Technical Product Management for the SharePoint 2010 and 2007 releases. Before Microsoft, he spent several years in the Internet business industry serving in a variety of product management roles. Shaw holds a bachelor's degree and master's degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
JIM ADAMS (Chapter 5) is a Senior Program Manager in the Collaboration Services group of Microsoft IT (MSIT), responsible for Microsoft's corporate SharePoint services. Adams joined Microsoft in 2000, and in his 12 years at Microsoft, has worked in many IT roles, including Enterprise Directory Management Program Manager, Infrastructure Engineering General Program Manager, SharePoint Operations Manager, and SharePoint Service Manager. He has worked in the SharePoint space since 2003, deploying and running each version of SharePoint since its first version, SharePoint Team Services, and is currently engaged in development and deployment of MSIT's Office365 cloud services.
NIGEL BRIDPORT (Chapter 32) is a collaboration consultant working for Microsoft Consulting Services in the United Kingdom, where he has been since 1998. His main area of responsibility is enabling customers to realize their business process and requirements on applications from Microsoft. ...