SharePoint 2003 - Overview for Decision Makers

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This seminar provides you with an overview of the capabilities of Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies: SharePoint Portal Server 2003 (SPS) and Windows SharePoint Services (WSS).

You will gain knowledge of the features of SharePoint as they apply to the individual information worker, to the team and to the whole enterprise. You will also see the features that integrate Office 2003 with SharePoint, and learn how SharePoint can be customised for your organisation.

The seminar closes with a discussion of implementation and licensing issues, and a review of some case studies.


On completing the course, you will be able to:

  •  Describe the business problems which SharePoint addresses
  •  Explain the difference between SPS and WSS
  •  Describe the "My Site" functionality of SharePoint
  •  Describe the "Team Site" functionality of SharePoint
  •  Describe the "Enterprise Portal" functionality of SharePoint
  •  Understand the integration between SharePoint and Office 2003
  •  Explain the requirements of a successful SharePoint deployment.

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Office Applications and Information Workers (4 topics)

  • The changing focus of Office aplications
  • The role of the Information Worker
  • Tools for Collaboration
  • Issues affecting your choice of collaboration tools

What is SharePoint? (4 topics)

  • An introduction to SharePoint Products and Technologies
  • Windows SharePoint Services (WSS)
  • SharePoint Portal Server (SPS)
  • A comparison of the features of WSS and SPS

Personal Sites (3 topics)

  • An extended demonstration of the "My Site" feature
  • Integration with Active Directory
  • Use as an alternative to My Documents

Team and Project Sites (2 topics)

  • An extended demonstration of the collaborative features of SharePoint
  • Sharing Documents, Forms, Events, Calendars, Contacts, etc

Office Integration (3 topics)

  • An extended demonstration of the integration between Office 2003 and SharePoint
  • Document workspaces
  • Meeting workspaces

Portal Sites (3 topics)

  • An extended demonstration of SPS as a top-level portal for all your SharePoint sites
  • Searching for documents
  • Publishing documents to an audience

Customisation (4 topics)

  • An extended demonstration of the customisability of SharePoint
  • Custom templates
  • Custom Web Parts
  • Custom forms and behaviours

Implementation (3 topics)

  • Hardware, software and licensing requirements
  • Case studies
  • What to do next

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