Synopses & Reviews
Here's just what you need to know to make SharePoint collaboration work for you!
You're not looking for technological wizardry. You just want to help your teams access what they need to know, work together, and get the job done. This book shows you how to do just that with SharePoint! Learn to set up and customize the program, manage your data, interact using SharePoint blogs and wikis, integrate Office programs, and get to work.
- Ready, set, share understand what SharePoint can do and set it up for your business
Manage your data see how data is stored in lists and libraries and arrange access for your teams
Manage your meetings use SharePoint's meeting workspaces and add the capability for virtual meetings online
Open up communication create blogs where team members can share and provide feedback
Keep things on track with various types of task lists and workflows to assign and monitor projects and progress
The Office team integrate Word and Excel®, or connect SharePoint to Outlook® 2007 so you can access information from your inbox
Design new workflows use Office SharePoint Designer 2007 to create custom workflows for your SharePoint task lists
Open the book and find:
- What SharePoint does to make collaboration easier
How meeting workspaces can enhance your team meetings
Tips for designing the perfect SharePoint site
How to use surveys and discussion boards
Ways to make the most of SharePoint lists
How Office SharePoint Designer lets you customize business processes
A translation of all those SharePoint technical terms
How to get help online
The book is written completely for the SharePoint end-users and information workers. Covers SharePoint collaboration, information sharing and team productivity tools though SharePoint. Shows the reader how to use collaboration tools to maximize their productivity in the workplace.
• Customize personal sites in SharePoint
• Learn the ins and outs of SharePoint from an end-user perspective.
• Share and collaborate on documents and spreadsheets in Microsoft Office.
Getting more out of SharePoint has never been easier, thanks to this user-friendly guide
- Most SharePoint titles are aimed at system or Web administrators, leaving the average user out of the loop; this accessible book helps non-IT types get the most out of SharePoint while also offering a solid overview on SharePoint 2007 for any IT employee
- Readers learn to develop sites, manage content, and aggregate SharePoint sites, information, and applications into a single portal
- Covers the best ways to use SharePoint's collaboration tools to improve productivity and sharing across teams, portals, intranets, and more; coverage includes enterprise search, sharing and collaborating on documents and spreadsheets in Microsoft Office, document management, customizing personal sites in SharePoint, and more
- SharePoint is hot, taking the market lead in collaboration technology a few years ago and now holding 60 percent of the market
Greg Harvey (San Rafael, CA) is the author of almost 30 For Dummies books for technical users. He has also worked as a computer and software trainer for business users and taught business classes at Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
If you’re looking for a way to help your teams access what they need to know, work together, and get the job done, SharePoint can do just that. SharePoint 2007 Collaboration For Dummies
shows you the easiest way to set up and customize SharePoint, manage your data, interact using SharePoint blogs and wikis, integrate Office programs, and make your office more productive.
You’ll learn what SharePoint can do and how to make it work for your business, understand the technical terms, and enable your people to collaborate on documents and spreadsheets. You’ll even discover how to get SharePoint help online.
- Work with SharePoint’s information-sharing and team productivity tools
- See how data is stored in lists and libraries and arrange access for your teams
- Use SharePoint’s meeting workspaces and add the capability for virtual meetings online
- Create blogs where team members can share ideas and wiki libraries to keep information up to date
- Keep everything on track with task lists and workflows to assign and monitor projects and progress
- Integrate Word and Excel, or connect SharePoint to Outlook 2007 so you can access information from your inbox
- Use Office SharePoint Designer 2007 to create custom workflows for your SharePoint task lists
With tips for designing the perfect SharePoint site and ideas about enhancing your team meetings with meeting workspaces, SharePoint 2007 Collaboration For Dummies helps you put this great collaboration tool to work right away.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
About the Author
Greg Harvey, PhD is the bestselling author of many For Dummies books, including all editions of Excel All-in-One For Dummies and Windows For Dummies Quick Reference. He has taught business classes at San Francisco's Golden Gate University and holds a doctorate in comparative philosophy and religious studies.
Table of Contents
Part I: Implementing SharePoint Collaboration.
Chapter 1: Collaborating with SharePoint.
Chapter 2: Setting Up the SharePoint Site for Your Teams.
Chapter 3: Giving Your Teams Access to the SharePoint Site.
Part II: Managing Your SharePoint Data.
Chapter 4: Creating and Maintaining SharePoint Lists.
Chapter 5: The Care and Feeding of SharePoint Libraries.
Part III: Getting the Most Out of Your SharePoint Site.
Chapter 6: Using Meeting Workspaces to Plan and Manage Team Meetings.
Chapter 7: Getting Team Feedback via Surveys and Discussion Boards.
Chapter 8: Stimulating Team Interaction with Blogs and Wiki Pages.
Chapter 9: Editing Collaboratively with Document Workspaces.
Chapter 10: Managing Tasks, Issues, and Workflows in SharePoint.
Part IV: Using Office Programs with SharePoint.
Chapter 11: Integrating SharePoint and Outlook 2007.
Chapter 12: Using Offi ce Applications with SharePoint.
Chapter 13: Customizing Your SharePoint Site with Office SharePoint Designer 2007.
Chapter 14: Using InfoPath 2007 with SharePoint.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 15: Top Ten Tips for Designing Your SharePoint Site.
Chapter 16: The Top Ten Challenges to Successful Teamwork.
Glossary: SharePoint Technical Jargon.