Microsoft SharePoint 2010 End User Guide: Business Performance Enhancement: Taking the Basics to the Business with No-Coding Solutions for SharePoint 2010

  • 4h 5m
  • Michael McCabe, Peter Ward
  • Packt Publishing
  • 2011

An essential hands-on guide, this book describes functionality, ideas and terminology related to SharePoint and applies the knowledge to enhance your business. This is not a heavy technical book for the professional IT department power user, weighed down with technical jargon and techniques, but a tutorial full of great advice and short cuts to SharePoint’s functionality, where the authors remember all the tough stuff so you don’t have to. While other books will tell you what SharePoint can do from a technical standpoint and may leave you wondering if the product is appropriate for your day-to-day needs, this guide will provide you with the information and hands on tools so you can immediately apply solutions to your work environment. If you are a SharePoint 2010 end user and you want to take back control of your workday and Inbox by applying your knowledge of SharePoint, then this book is ideal for you. By using SharePoint to complement your Office desktop tools, this book will be a tremendous aid if you are an end user willing to invest a few hours of reading to become highly productive and efficient in working with information on a day to day basis. You should be comfortable with the basic functionality of Outlook, other Office applications, and basic web page functions. No prior knowledge of SharePoint is required.

About the Authors

Peter Ward is the Business Collaboration Manager for a New York based Microsoft partner. In this position, Ward is responsible for the continued success of implementing Microsoft's Information Worker product suite which includes SharePoint, InfoPath, SharePoint Designer and Office.

His experience enables him to find creative, yet pragmatic solutions to collaboration challenges in a broad cross section of industries including, consumer goods, online gambling, government, financial services, and transportation.

Michael McCabe currently works for Microsoft and focuses on the SharePoint product. He has 18 years' experience in technology and taught the first classes of Chase employees to use personal computers. Pre- Windows technology, those were the days. He has worked on collaboration technologies for Lotus, IBM and currently is a Technology Advisor with Microsoft. He has broad experience in financial services having worked at JP Morgan, Financial Guarantee Insurance Company and as a consultant for the State of Connecticut.

Michael has worked abroad and is fluent in German. He has studied at the Universities of Bonn (Germany) and Innsbruck (Austria). He earned a Masters from Cornell University and

In this Book

  • Foreword
  • Where Should End Users Start with SharePoint?
  • SharePoint Essentials
  • SharePoint Team Sites
  • List Management
  • Library Management
  • Workflows Fundamentals
  • Office Integration with SharePoint
  • Managing Metadata
  • Getting Better Search Results with SharePoint 2010
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • Enterprise Content Management
  • Blogs, Wikis, and other Web 2.0 Features
  • Pages and Web Parts
  • My Sites
  • Applying Functionality for Business Initiatives
  • Creating Exceptional End User Experience for You and Your Team
  • Golden Rules for End User Deployment