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Essential Sharepoint(r) 2013: Practical Guidance for Meaningful Business Results (Addison-Wesley Microsoft Technology)by Scott B Jamison
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The Only Book That’s 100% Focused on Maximizing the Business Value of SharePoint 2013
Essential SharePoint® 2013 approaches Microsoft SharePoint 2013 from a strict business value perspective, helping you plan and implement solutions that achieve effective business results.
Leading SharePoint experts draw on their unsurpassed experience to provide business-focused guidance on strategy, governance, planning, deployment, and more. You’ll find in-depth insights for success with collaboration, knowledge and content management, governance, and user adoption.
The authors help you choose features, organize information, define security models, and launch your solution. They present best practices for search, workflow, business intelligence, and integrating information from Office 2013 and beyond. Each chapter includes a section introducing new SharePoint 2013 capabilities, from improved site branding to native iPhone mobile apps.
Throughout, the authors identify success factors, intangibles, and “gotchas,” helping you reduce risk and time-to-value. Learn how to
• Ask the right questions to craft a plan that maximizes business value
• Efficiently deploy either “green field” solutions or upgrades
• Integrate web, Office, and mobile devices into a comprehensive collaboration solution
• Plan effective governance of content, operations, and applications
• Deliver enterprise content management, integrating documents, data, web content, and rich media
• Use search to help find the right knowledge and people
• Measure and optimize user adoption to increase ROI
• Evaluate the cloud-based SharePoint Online option
• Use social tools to promote deeper user interaction
• Collaborate and communicate with customers, partners, and suppliers
• Quickly create agile solutions with mashups and composites
Whether you’re a business leader, IT manager, architect, analyst, developer, or consultant, this book will help you tightly align SharePoint projects with business strategy to deliver outstanding results.
Get the most business value from Microsoft SharePoint® 2013!
Essential SharePoint 2013 approaches the newest release of SharePoint from a strict business value perspective, explaining exactly how to plan and implement SharePoint solutions to achieve superior business performance.
With 85% new and revamped content from a team of long-time enterprise SharePoint consultants, this book will help you focus on the SharePoint features, capabilities, and applications that offer the most real-world value. You'll find practical advice for succeeding with content management, business intelligence, and process improvement, and for deriving value from SharePoint 2013's most significant new innovations.
The authors offer comprehensive, "in the trenches" guidance on planning, architecture, governance, training, and other key issues most SharePoint books ignore. Drawing on their immense experience, they identify success factors, intangibles, and "gotchas," helping you reduce risk and time-to-value. Learn how to:
About the Author
Scott Jamison, Chief Architect and CEO of Jornata (www.jornata.com), is a world-renowned expert on enterprise collaboration, portal, and document management solutions and is an experienced leader with more than twenty years experience directing managers and technology professionals to deliver a wide range of business solutions for customers. Scott is a recognized thought leader and published author with several books, hundreds of magazine articles, and regular speaking engagements at events around the globe. Scott is a Microsoft Certified Master and SharePoint MVP. You can find his blog at http://www.scottjamison.com.
Susan Hanley, president of Susan Hanley LLC, is a recognized expert in the design, development, and implementation of successful portal solutions, with a specialization in Microsoft SharePoint. Sue has thirty years of experience as a technology consultant, holding leadership positions at Dell, Plural, and American Management Systems, Inc.
Chris Bortlik works at Microsoft as a SharePoint technology specialist, working with Enterprise customers and partners in the Northeast in a pre-sales technical role. Chris speaks frequently at Microsoft events (including the SharePoint Conference), and SharePoint Saturday and user group meetings. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2008, Chris was a customer for fourteen years, working in technical IT architect, development and management roles — primarily leading .NET and SharePoint related projects.
Table of Contents
1. Overview: Your Reading Journey
2. Getting Started/Strategy
3. Introduction to SharePoint 2013 Platform
4. Business User Governance
5. Operational and Application Governance
6. Information Architecture
9. Architecture Fundamentals
17. Composites and Business Process
20. Office Integration
21. Appendix - Top End User Tasks
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