Microsoft Sharepoint 2003 for Dummies

  • 4h 41m
  • Vanessa L. Williams
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2006

Create portal sites for project teams, track progress, and share news

How can you use SharePoint to add value to your business? Read this book! It's the fast track to this Microsoft tool that lets you build a team site where you can keep meeting minutes and attendance lists, manage presentations and brochures, create and share marketing forecasts, keep team members informed about progress, and promote your project.

Discover how to

  • Remove SharePoint features that don't apply to your business
  • Use SharePoint for HR functions
  • Monitor site usage
  • Replace manual forms with SharePoint
  • Make your site match your branding

About the Author

Vanessa Williams is a developer and systems analyst whose work experience spans several industries — including transportation, petroleum marketing, manufacturing, retail, and (most recently) motor-sports entertainment. She spent last year implementing SharePoint Portal Server 2003 for a local sports entertainment venue. She has ten years of experience in systems administration, implementation, and software development.

Vanessa grew up in Indianapolis, where she graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Computer Information Systems.

In addition to writing and consulting, Vanessa maintains the Web site where she aggregates SharePoint content. She is feverishly at work on her next title, Visual Studio 2005 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies.

In this Book

  • Getting to Know SharePoint
  • Starting with the Basics
  • Configuring the Portal
  • Accessing SharePoint
  • Matching SharePoint to Your Business
  • Managing Portal Content
  • Branding the Portal
  • Collaborating with SharePoint Sites
  • Document Libraries
  • Managing Employee Relations
  • Mixing Up Your Marketing Mix
  • Expense Report
  • Technical Uses for SharePoint
  • Monitoring SharePoint
  • Backup and Restore
  • Ten Ways SharePoint Adds Business Value
  • Ten Ways to Screw Up SharePoint