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Knowing you have content is good. Knowing where your content is located is better. Knowing how your content relates to the overall organizational goals and business objectives is critical. That relationship is the context. Where context can mean the difference of winning a lawsuit, getting paid, or even staying in business. Context is King!
Since last year's ranking of SharePoint influencers was announced, Microsoft has actively been promoting Office 365, while still supporting its enormous on-premise SharePoint installations. This has been no easy task, since SharePoint, as Microsoft's collaboration platform, is deployed in 80% of Fortune 500 companies, with over 135 million users.
The subject pdf and crawl or indexing with SharePoint is really huge. It starts with the iFilter PDF which needs to be installed on SharePoint 2010 and which is by default included in SP2013. But it is limited. It makes fulltext indices but it does not indexing the extended metadata from PDFs like keywords or subject (Thema).
This video shows you how you can easily copy images from your desktop or from any website, to a SharePoint rich-text field or Wiki page, by simply copying and pasting.
I salute you fellow heroes...
As promised in m y last blog article about Gamification, I would this time focus more on how Gamification could be used in practice in the example of a Gamified Intranet based on SharePoint 2013. As you may have figured, in my daily work, I currently have a lot to do with SharePoint, I find it natural to figure out ways how SharePoint Intranets could be made more engaging, social driven and even more exciting.
If you have any funny SharePoint photos or jokes - why not share them with the European SharePoint Community.
Edin Kapic answers your questions from his recent webinar "SharePoint: The Evolution of a Business Collaboration Platform"
Learn from SharePoint MVP, Geoff Evelyn how to make the perfect SharePoint Roadmap
SharePoint can be used for many things, and at the annual Arctic SharePoint Challenge in Norway teams are encouraged to use SharePoint in new and innovate ways.
Keeping mostly with the search theme, I'll highlight some which might have gone under the radar and who all have in common that they dig deeper into SharePoint features to either understand them better, or enable hidden ones.