Archive: Sharepoint Portals & Collaboration

Sharepoint Portals & Collaboration

SharePoint People: Staffing to Address the Right Need

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One of the most interesting aspects of SharePoint collaboration technology is that the real complexity of the system lies not in the installation of the platform, but in the implementation and support of its ongoing use.

Regardless of a technology’s relative simplicity or complexity, the management of technology and content seem to take markedly different paths over time (fig 1).  (more…)


Sharepoint Portals & Collaboration

Top 3 New Skills Required by SharePoint

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Over the last several years Microsoft has discovered additional business problems that SharePoint can solve. But these additional features and solutions require IT teams to think differently about how they develop and manage their SharePoint platform beyond local collaboration or the archiving of enterprise data.  The skills traditionally needed to make a SharePoint installation successful, such as system architects, site administrators, SQL DBAs or business analysts are still critical, but the types of skills they need have expanded. (more…)


Sharepoint Portals & Collaboration

Maximizing Your SharePoint Investment With Clients

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We all know that SharePoint provides great out of the box value. You can install SharePoint in a matter of hours and have a production team site up and running, ready for collaboration the same day. Although this is one of the attractions to the product, it can also be a source of frustration as poorly planned environments can end up creating many of the same problems they were designed to solve in the first place. (more…)