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My Site and Social Features in SharePoint 2013


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Overview/Description
In SharePoint 2013 social networking and collaboration have become even more of a focus. With the changes to My Site - now consisting of the NewsFeed, SkyDrive, and Sites pages - you have a number of social networking features and organizational efficiencies at your fingertips. This course explores how to configure My Site, including how to access your About Me page and edit your profile to include additional information. It also covers the use of the SkyDrive and Sites pages for managing files and collaboration. In addition, this course demonstrates how to create and manage blog posts, enabling efficient sharing of information with colleagues. Using tags and notes to classify and organize content and using the Newsfeed to keep track of activity on sites, people, tags, and documents you follow are also covered. This course will help prepare learners for the Microsoft Certification Exam 77-419: SharePoint 2013 which certifies individuals as Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): SharePoint 2013.

Target Audience
Personnel at all levels of the enterprise; end-users seeking to attain competency in Microsoft SharePoint 2013; end-users seeking to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification at Core level in the use of Microsoft SharePoint 2013; end-users seeking a basic IT certification.

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

My Site and Social Features in SharePoint 2013

  • configure a profile in My Site
  • edit your profile and add keywords in My Site
  • work with the SkyDrive Pro and Sites pages in SharePoint 2013
  • create a blog post in a certain category
  • upload a document to SkyDrive and create a new blog entry in SharePoint 2013
  • create tags and notes in SharePoint 2013
  • interact with the Newsfeed in SharePoint 2013
  • work with tags, notes, and the Newsfeed in SharePoint 2013
  • Course Number:
    mo_speu_a02_dt_enus