Ron Charity


Ron Charity is a consultant that has worked with SharePoint since 2000. He has international experience working in Canada, the US, Europe, and Australia. He is focused on designing sustainable environments, applying best practice architecture, and operational disciplines. Currently, he works for a large US bank and is focused on SharePoint 2013 and business intelligence. In his spare time, he plays guitar and sings in a top 40 rock band and enjoys riding his Harley.

Choosing a SharePoint Farm Design
How to Choose a SharePoint Farm Design 1
Learn how to decide whether you need to deploy a single-farm SharePoint architecture or a multi-farm SharePoint architecture.
Virtualization and cloud decisions when designing SharePoint farms
Architecting SharePoint: Virtualization and Cloud Decisions
When designing your SharePoint environment, you need to decide whether to virtualize SharePoint and whether to use a hosted solution. Here are the pros and cons.
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Architecting SharePoint: Building a Solid Foundation for SharePoint Farms
Before designing a SharePoint farm, you need to build a foundation that will help ensure a successful design. Building the foundation involves identifying risks, building a lab, and more.
Assembling an Effective Team to Design SharePoint Farms
Architecting SharePoint: How to Create a Team to Design SharePoint Farms
Just about every successful person in history has a solid team behind him or her, and the architect who successfully designs a SharePoint environment is no different.
SharePoint Mobile: Architecting Tips
Architect for mobility in a SharePoint world without losing your cool.
SharePoint Mobile: Operations and Financials
In this SharePoint mobility series, we dive deeper into architectural considerations and look at a project in terms of operations, financial aspects, and how development is affected.
SharePoint Mobile: Mobile App Types
Making SharePoint mobile--it can be a challenge! Learn what types of mobile apps are out there and what Microsoft has invested in improving SharePoint 2013 mobile.
SharePoint Mobile: Getting Started 1
From the SharePoint user perspective, mobile use should be easy for IT departments to provide. But security and other issues make it a lot harder than most realize. Here are steps to get started.


SharePoint Configuration Management: Guidelines and Tips 1
Take control of your Microsoft SharePoint environment by implementing a SharePoint configuration management plan.
SharePoint Configuration Management: Recommended Reading
Managing SharePoint configuration isn't easy -- here are some resources we recommend.
Comparative Review: SharePoint Solutions for the iPad 2
More and more organizations are supporting mobile workers' use of the iPad. These four apps aim to deliver a full-featured SharePoint experience on that device. Find out how they stack up.
Real-World SharePoint Governance 1
See a before and after illustration of how a SharePoint governance program can help your organization.
Create a SharePoint 2010 Backup and Recovery Plan
Avoid SharePoint downtime or data loss and create your backup and recovery plan before you need it. This holistic view of SharePoint backup gets you started.

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