Matt Ranlett

Matt
Ranlett

Matt Ranlett, a SharePoint Server MVP, works as a solution architect with Slalom Consulting. Matt focuses on strategic technical implementations for enterprise clients in the Atlanta area and has been an author and editor on six different books. Visit his blog at http://blogs.sharepointguys.com/matt.

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External Data Sources in SharePoint 1
Prevent embedded data connections by storing connection files in DCLs.
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SharePoint Security for DBAs
Control access to SharePoint’s functionality and external systems by defining Active Directory service accounts and assigning administrative permissions to users and groups on SharePoint’s internal security layers.

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From the Blogs
Jul 17, 2017
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How Inferred Linking in Matched Records Digs Deeper into Your Data

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May 22, 2017
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Chief Data Officer Playbook: How to Be Successful in This Ground-Breaking Role

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May 12, 2017
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5 Common Challenges to Building BI in the Cloud

After spending 20 years building analytics, BI and database solutions, I've focused on Cloud data solutions over the past 2 years. I've chosen 5 common challenges that I face every day with Cloud migrations and that you'll face in your Cloud BI projects....More

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