Synopses & Reviews
This book will be designed to mentor and coach business and technical leaders in an organization on the use of SharePoint to address critical information management problems.? It will provide detailed descriptions and illustrations of the functionality of the product but also include realistic usage scenarios to provide contextual relevance and a personalized learning experience to the reader.? These usage scenarios will include real life examples that will highlight best practices for configuration and customization.
The first chapter of the book will be targeted at a user who has either never used SharePoint before or is already familiar with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.? It will lay a foundation for the future chapters by ensuring that the readers are adequately prepared and familiarized with core concepts, terminology and approach.?
The remaining chapters will be introduced based on the typical usage and adoption patterns of most organizations starting with the most commonly used features and ending with the more complex functionality and configurations.? Within each chapter an overview of the topic will be provided along with detailed functionality descriptions and practice examples (Try it Outs).? Each chapter will conclude with several review questions for consideration for which answers will be provided in an appendix.
The appendix of the book will include answers to all questions that have been asked at the end of each chapter in addition to several labs that will provide the more advanced reader with the opportunity to apply their knowledge in a more hands on method.? The labs will be designed to encourage practical application of a variety of concepts covered in the book through realistic scenario descriptions.
The mission of this book is to provide extensive knowledge to information workers and site managers that will empower them to become SharePoint Application champions within their organization.? This book should be the premiere handbook of any active or aspiring SharePoint expert.
Selected Contents Include: Working with SharePoint Lists Working with SharePoint Libraries Working with Workflow Working with Web Parts SharePoint Sites and Workspaces SharePoint Branding and User Experience Managing User Permissions and Security Personalization and Social Networking Web Content Management Records Management Working with Excel Services Working with Search Implementing a Governance Framework
Two SharePoint MVPs provide the ultimate introduction to SharePoint 2010
Beginning SharePoint 2010: Building Team Solutions with SharePoint provides information workers and site managers with extensive knowledge and expert advice, empowering them to become SharePoint champions within their organizations.
- Provides expansive coverage of SharePoint topics, as well as specialty areas such as forms, excel services, records management, and web content management
- Details realistic usage scenarios, and includes practice examples that highlight best practices for configuration and customization
- Includes detailed descriptions and illustrations of SharePoint’s functionality
Designed to mentor and coach business and technical leaders on the use of SharePoint in addressing critical information management problems within their organizations, Beginning SharePoint 2010 is sure to become the premiere handbook for any active or aspiring SharePoint expert.
Handle information management challenges with SharePoint 2010
SharePoint allows for the sharing of business information, ensuring that information is easily accessible to all those who need it. Through the use of diverse examples and real-world scenarios, the authors draw from their extensive experience to show you how to use SharePoint 2010 to deliver efficient and successful collaboration and communication in the workplace. They begin by taking you through the first steps of a SharePoint experience, laying a foundation upon which successive chapters build. Each chapter offers an overview of a specific topic along with detailed descriptions of functionality and review questions. By the end of the book, you will know how to confidently address and handle a variety of business information management problems.
Beginning SharePoint 2010:
Highlights best practices for configuration and customization of a SharePoint site
Targets the core concepts, terminology, and features of SharePoint 2010
Shows you how to manage and customize SharePoint lists and libraries
Addresses site management, permissions management, and information management policies
Provides valuable insight for optimizing user experiences
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About the Author
is cofounder of SharePoint Nation and a Microsoft MVP for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. She maintains a blog focused on SharePoint.
Shane Perran is cofounder of SharePoint Nation and a Microsoft MVP for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. He is a regular speaker at industry and user group events and maintains a blog focused on SharePoint.
Jennifer Mason is a consultant with SharePoint911.
Laura Rogers is a consultant with SharePoint911.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: GETTING STARTED WITH MICROSOFT.
SHAREPOINT SERVER 2010.
CHAPTER 2: WORKING WITH SHAREPOINT LISTS.
CHAPTER 3: WORKING WITH LIBRARIES.
CHAPTER 4: MANAGING AND CUSTOMIZING LISTS AND LIBRARIES.
CHAPTER 5: WORKING WITH WORKFLOW.
CHAPTER 6: WORKING WITH CONTENT TYPES.
CHAPTER 7: WORKING WITH WEB PARTS.
CHAPTER 8: SITES AND WORKSPACES.
CHAPTER 9: BRANDING AND THE USER EXPERIENCE.
CHAPTER 10: USER MANAGEMENT, AUDIENCES, AND PROFILES.
CHAPTER 11: PERSONALIZATION AND SOCIAL NETWORKING.
CHAPTER 12: FORMS MANAGEMENT.
CHAPTER 13: GETTING STARTED WITH WEB CONTENT MANAGEMENT.
CHAPTER 14: RECORDS MANAGEMENT.
CHAPTER 15: BUSINESS CONNECTIVITY SERVICES.
CHAPTER 16: BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND INSIGHTS.
CHAPTER 17: WORKING WITH SEARCH.
CHAPTER 18: IMPLEMENTING A GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK.
APPENDIX A: INSTALLING SHAREPOINT SERVER 2010.
APPENDIX B: EXERCISE SOLUTIONS.