An intranet build on SharePoint can offer several social features which motivates employees to interact vividly and socially with one another. We in Webtop have assigned ourselves the difficult task to choose among these and pick out five web parts which, we find, in particular bring social to the intranet. This blog post will introduce to these five special web parts.
Sarju Raja, VP EMEA, AvePoint, outlines some key considerations for SharePoint storage to ensure that all business objectives can be met without breaking the bank.
The amount of data businesses are required to store is growing at an exponential rate. In fact, a study released by research firm IDC, “Extracting Value from Chaos,” states the world’s data is doubling every two years. This rapid growth of data certainly applies to organisations utilising Microsoft SharePoint, and is driving a growing need for an effective storage infrastructure that must fulfil several important needs: support scalability, offer simple and robust management capabilities, and can’t break the ba
SharePoint is an excellent collaboration platform – so good, in fact, that many organizations see extremely rapid adoption. But, as user adoption increases, so does the amount of data that must be stored in SharePoint, including large files and multiple versions of files. While rapid adoption indicates effective collaboration, this content explosion can easily outstrip SharePoint’s basic storage configuration. This causes an outcry both from end users, who complain about SharePoint’s slow performance, and SQL DBAs, who protest that SharePoint is taking up too much expensive server space and processing power. All of this can lead to dissatisfaction with a once-loved platform.
Mike Fitzmaurice, VP of Product Technology at Nintex (@mikefitz) shares his thoughts on the one thing that people need to know about SharePoint 2010. This is part of ‘The One Thing’ video series produced by Christian Buckley (@buckleyplanet) and the Axceler team.
Yaroslav Pentsarskyy, Technology consulting Manager at KnowledgeTech and Virtual Technology Specialist for Microsoft (@spentsarsky) shares his thoughts on the one thing that people need to know about Office365. This is part of ‘The One Thing’ video series produced by Christian Buckley (@buckleyplanet) and the Axceler team.
Employing SharePoint as the platform for the organisation’s new intranet, you face at least one very decisive question: Will you build the new SharePoint intranet from the ground up or will you employ a standard intranet solution??
This blog post should have been an objective overview of the pros and cons related to both ways of building an intranet on SharePoint. The process of researching and writing, however, has brought us to the conclusion that we cannot make such an objective overview. As one of our developers puts it when asked about the advantages of building a SharePoint intranet from the ground up:
Now more than ever coalition military forces must have the ability to work together collaborate and share information in a real-time and secure manner. This need for information sharing is further extended to include NGOs, civilian agencies, and Aid organizations as they work alongside military entities to provide quick and effective responses to natural disasters around the world.
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.
Remote users and branch offices have come to rely on Microsoft SharePoint 2010 for collaboration and document management. However, performance and connectivity issues have put those outside corporate headquarters at a disadvantage. What can be done to maximize performance of SharePoint across the wide area network (WAN)?
SharePoint Pros to Recommend Axceler’s Solutions for SharePoint Governance, Administration and Migration in the Southern California Region
WOBURN, MA and LA CANADA, CA – March 12, 2012 – Axceler®, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint administration, governance and migration, and SharePoint consulting firm SharePoint Pros, Inc. today announced a partnership to offer high-quality professional services and software solutions to support and optimize customers’ SharePoint investments with a focus on governance.