About the Author
is a senior manager and SharePoint solution lead for Sogeti USA in Omaha, Nebraska. For more than 20 years, Steve has worked on air traffic control, financial, insurance, and a multitude of other types of systems. He enjoys writing and speaking at user group meetings and MSDN events, and holds more than 45 Microsoft certifications. Steve has contributed to and performed technical reviews for several previous titles covering Microsoft products, including SharePoint, Access, Windows, SQL Server, and BizTalk Server. For the past several years, he has focused on building highly customized SharePoint solutions.David Petersen is a senior SharePoint consultant in Omaha, Nebraska. A frequent speaker at SharePoint Saturday conferences and user group meetings, he has a passion for helping organizations maximize their investment in SharePoint. He started programming computers in 1979, and after an eight-year stint in the United States Marine Corps, has held positions in IT organizations from desktop support, to IT director, to starting his own consulting company. He wrote his first web part in 2001 for (Tahoe Server) SharePoint Portal Server and he has specialized in building custom SharePoint solutions for the last several years.