What is Microsoft SharePoint and What Does It Do?

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The owner of the world’s most widely used operating system and office software suite has updated its logo for the first time since 1987. The new look is reductionist and modern, abandoning the bold-italic font of the previous logo. It … Read More

 

I have tested the SharePoint 2013 preview edition’s new Business Intelligence Center. The following are some of my experiences and thoughts while conducting these tests.

At first I created a new SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence site. It`s look and feel … Read More

 

Last month, Microsoft demoed several Office 365 applications for testing. On August 21st, they used these previewsto demonstrate some of the improvements that would be incorporated into the next version of SharePoint. It’s still unclear whether Microsoft’s … Read More

 

Previously you could store, share, and sync personal files in Microsoft SkyDrive and do the same with professional files in your “Shared Documents” in SharePoint.  In SharePoint 2013, that capability is coming together in SkyDrive Pro.

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Microsoft Announces Business-Critical SharePoint Program

Microsoft recently launched the Business-Critical SharePoint (BCSP) partner program and announced SBS Group as a member. This program aims to identify and differentiate software solution/offerings that integrate SharePoint to line-of-business (LOB) systems (including Microsoft Dynamics AX, Dynamics GP, Read More

 

A major Australian supermarket chain, Coles, plans to unleash SharePoint on a team of 100,000 starting next year. They plan to do so in order to improve their security as well as make the interface more friendly for their workforce.… Read More

 

One of the most powerful capabilities of SharePoint that can improve collaboration and efficiency is its search tool. While it isn’t perfect, many users forget that the system it replaced (folders with no search capability), was essentially useless as a … Read More

 

While an understanding of how the SharePoint interface works is crucial in order to make the most of it, the reality is that too many training programs place too much emphases on it. A recent article on Gartner points out … Read More

 

How the Office Store Will Revolutionize SharePoint

In early August, Microsoft announced that the Office Store was open for business. The new store will act as an app marketplace for the 2013 versions of Office and SharePoint. The store is currently open in “preview mode” so that … Read More