Tag: SharePoint 2010

5 Steps for Migrating from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 – How To Get It Right
5 Steps for Migrating from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 – How To Get It Right
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Mary Leigh Mackie discusses five key points to consider before migrating to SharePoint 2010

Migration to Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is a focus for many organisations over the next 12 months, particularly for businesses currently using earlier versions of the software. While this move can help to drive business efficiency, migrating to SharePoint 2010 does pose some challenges. By following the below top tips, businesses can ensure they make the most out of their SharePoint migration.

MOS - 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft Office SharePoint
MOS – 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft Office SharePoint
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Learn to create, edit, and manage content on a Microsoft SharePoint team site You’ll learn about the specific MOS skills you need to be certified as a SharePoint 2010 specialist. This FREE SharePoint eBook contains excerpts from MOS Chapter 1 “Creating and Formatting Content” & Chapter 2″ Managing SharePoint Sites” which will feature: • Full objective-by-objective review… READ MORE

Search Scopes For End Users In SharePoint 2010
Search Scopes For End Users In SharePoint 2010
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One of the most powerful features of SharePoint 2010 is its search capability. In addition to being able to search entire site collections for pages, documents, and list items, SharePoint users can take advantage of a customizable feature of search called search “scope.” Learning to use search scopes effectively will save you a lot of time, especially within intranets that have tens of thousands of items for you to sift through.

Microsoft® Technology Center Reduced SharePoint 2010 Migration
Microsoft® Technology Center Reduced SharePoint 2010 Migration
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The MTC organization has long utilized SharePoint to provide a central home for its documentation and partner-related information, as well as a portal for team-wide collaboration. After the release of SharePoint 2010, the MTC sought to migrate its content and data from its SharePoint 2007 environment to a Microsoft IT (MSIT) hosted instance of SharePoint 2010. Quickly, the migration team at the MTC knew that they could not migrate the data stored in SharePoint 2007 directly to this environment due to restrictions on custom applications in the hosted service.

Context-based Information in SharePoint 2010
Context-based Information in SharePoint 2010
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Finding the right information has long been a major challenge for companies. Overall, an information Worker spends an average of 26 per cent a day looking for information. That implies a lot of potential in optimizing the process of search. Search technologies aim to solve this problem. Unfortunately search results are mostly below expectations. The reason is not the search technology per se, but the quality of data to be searched. The following topics cause considerable problems:

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Content Services for SharePoint 2010 and the Web
Content Services for SharePoint 2010 and the Web
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Hyper.Net is an enterprise Web Service that automatically re-purposes documents and other information managed in SharePoint and other document storage solutions into user-optimized, multi-format content that is ready for deployment in archiving systems, intranets, information portals, Web sites and social networks. The product is widely used internationally to completely automate the flow of corporate information to the end-user community. The new version, which offers full support for SharePoint 2010 and all Microsoft Office 2010 formats, also provides full, unrestricted support for SharePoint Foundation, a battery of new content re-purposing functions, new features enabling the rapid creation of compliance solutions and an improved administrator’s interface. A special highlight of the new version is a Web Service interface that enables organizations to use Hyper.Net as a centralized, platform-independent service provider that can accept transformation requests from any application or technology and return the published results synchronously or asynchronously.

Box.net versus SharePoint 2010 – The Bell for Round One
Box.net versus SharePoint 2010 – The Bell for Round One
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While attending a major ECM conference earlier this year, it was obvious that Box.net had decided to use the event as their “coming out” party. Box.net is a cloud content management company that is positioning itself directly against SharePoint 2010. In fact, they are claiming that 73% of Fortune 500 companies are already using their service.

On their website, Box.net invites people to compare the cost of SharePoint to Box.net through the use of a simple calculator. So being the inquisitive type, I decided to give it a try!