SharePoint provides companies a way to promote dynamic knowledge exchange and to foster common purpose among employees. Microsoft’s one-stop “content and collaboration” platform has been around since 2001. However, it didn’t see widespread adoption until the debut of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 and the platform’s integration with social software, such as blogs, wikis, and social networking websites.
The current version, SharePoint 2010, has been substantially upgraded and now provides a diverse range of enterprise deployments. Site editing has been made easier and more intuitive since the inclusion of the MS Office style Ribbon. This new release also simplifies the process of tagging and aggregating data. Moreover, a new set of community features enables users to share data, similar to Twitter and Facebook. The platform features better integration both with the company’s FAST search engine as well as with PerformancePoint, Microsoft’s business intelligence software.
SharePoint has consistently increased in complexity over time and now includes new capabilities, such as cloud service and Silverlight development, among a host of other additions. In order to achieve a smooth transition to using SharePoint 2010, there are a number of areas to keep in mind. This white paper offers a selection of tips that suggest ways to bring together multiple data flows, improve information sharing, and create an effective collaborative framework for your company.
Continue reading to learn more about the ten tips for creating a collaborative framework for your company.