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Essential SharePoint® 2013 Practical Guidance for Meaningful Business Results,9780321884114

Essential SharePoint® 2013 Practical Guidance for Meaningful Business Results

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Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 8/7/2013
Publisher(s): Addison-Wesley Professional
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Get the most business value from Microsoft SharePointŪ 2013! Essential SharePoint 2013approaches the newest release of SharePoint from a strict business valueperspective, explaining exactly how to plan and implement SharePoint solutions to achieve superior business performance. With 85% new and revamped content from a team of long-time enterprise SharePoint consultants, this book will help you focus on the SharePoint features, capabilities, and applications that offer the most real-world value. You'll find practical advice for succeeding with content management, business intelligence, and process improvement, and for deriving value from SharePoint 2013's most significant new innovations. The authors offer comprehensive, "in the trenches" guidance on planning, architecture, governance, training, and other key issues most SharePoint books ignore. Drawing on their immense experience, they identify success factors, intangibles, and "gotchas," helping you reduce risk and time-to-value. Learn how to: * Manage user, operational, and application governance * Upgrade efficiently from earlier versions of SharePoint * Leverage SharePoint's cloud capabilities where they make business sense * Implement effective SharePoint security * Build effective ECM, WCM, social, and search-based applications * Take full advantage of composites and business process tools * Deliver SharePoint solutions through mobile devices * Leverage the rest of Microsoft Office 2013/Office 365 * And much more

Author Biography

Scott Jamison, Chief Architect and CEO of Jornata (, is a world-renowned expert on enterprise collaboration, portal, and document management solutions and is an experienced leader with more than twenty years experience directing managers and technology professionals to deliver a wide range of business solutions for customers. Scott is a recognized thought leader and published author with several books, hundreds of magazine articles, and regular speaking engagements at events around the globe. Scott is a Microsoft Certified Master and SharePoint MVP. You can find his blog at

Susan Hanley, president of Susan Hanley LLC, is a recognized expert in the design, development, and implementation of successful portal solutions, with a specialization in Microsoft SharePoint.  Sue has thirty years of experience as a technology consultant, holding leadership positions at Dell, Plural, and American Management Systems, Inc.

Chris Bortlik works at Microsoft as a SharePoint technology specialist, working with Enterprise customers and partners in the Northeast in a pre-sales technical role. Chris speaks frequently at Microsoft events (including the SharePoint Conference), and SharePoint Saturday and user group meetings. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2008, Chris was a customer for fourteen years, working in technical IT architect, development and management roles — primarily leading .NET and SharePoint related projects.


Table of Contents

1. Overview: Your Reading Journey

2. Getting Started/Strategy

3. Introduction to SharePoint 2013 Platform

4. Business User Governance

5. Operational and Application Governance

6. Information Architecture

7. Adoption

8. Measurement

9. Architecture Fundamentals

10. Upgrade

11. Cloud

12. Security

13. ECM

14. WCM

15. Social

16. Search

17. Composites and Business Process

18. BI

19. Mobility

20. Office Integration

21. Appendix - Top End User Tasks

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