Category: Collaboration

Collaboration is regarded as a working practice whereby people work together to a common purpose to achieve a desired business benefit.

Collaboration enables individuals to work together to achieve a defined and common business purpose. Generally, it exists in two forms:

Synchronous, where everyone interacts in real time, as in online meetings, through instant messaging, or via Skype, and
Asynchronous, where the interaction can be time-shifted, as when uploading documents or annotations to shared workspaces,  or making contributions to a wiki.

Therefore, this category is full of advice and the best technology to use for ‘collab’ projects. Check out some of the Step by Step blogs or learn with our eBooks, How To videos and Webinars.

Managing the Information Explosion and Risk Generated by SharePoint’s Collaborative Tools
Managing the Information Explosion and Risk Generated by SharePoint’s Collaborative Tools
Blog Posts

Thousands of diversified organizations in vertical markets including technology, pharmaceutical, retail, finance, education and federal agencies all have the same problem: how can you possibly manage the information explosion – and risk – inherent within SharePoint’s collaborative tools? SharePoint offers tremendously powerful social computing tools, but administrators remain rightfully worried about the holes that such capabilities open.

SharePoint For Mobile – Yes we can! by Joel Oleson
SharePoint For Mobile – Yes we can! by Joel Oleson
Blog Posts

You may have deployed SharePoint and had a complaint from a mobile user, by default the experience isn’t great. A legacy design decision was made for SharePoint 2010’s that creates a poor default mobile smart phone experience. In my mind if they would have kept the capability for mobile as an alternative and left the default experience alone things would be much better. Instead, by default, an iPad or iPhone, Windows Phone 7, Android, and even Blackberry… yes essentially all your rich mobile phones have a degraded user experience. SharePoint 2010 inherited the mobile interface that was built in SharePoint 2007, and it was improved slightly for publishing sites in SharePoint 2010, and a whole SDK was built for mobile. Was it a waste?