Before I describe about my session, let me introduce the history of making this great event. We SharePoint Experts Community arranged this Community Day jointly with Microsoft to introduce SharePoint 2010 on 7th January 2012 which is the first time in Bangladesh. Thanks to Microsoft Bangladesh to Sponsor the whole Program and others co-sponsors.
We planned 6 months ago to arrange this type of event for Developers and IT Professional who might be interested about SharePoint Technology and proposed to Microsoft Bangladesh. They positively approved our proposal and we found lots of interest, comments about the event from the developers, IT pro when we declared the final day at Facebook event page.
Omi Azad, Developer Evangelist well-described about the whole session at Microsoft SharePoint Community Day 2012. You will find all speaker’s presentation slides to download.
The first Presentation was SharePoint 2010 Overview presented by me. It was mostly focused for IT professional who are completely unfamiliar with SharePoint. I tried to show it with example how and why SharePoint is necessary in the industry.
Here is the brief summary of my session:
What is SharePoint ?
SharePoint is a browser-based platform from Microsoft that allows for easier, timely and effective documents management, content management, collaboration, search etc.
Why need SharePoint?
I need SharePoint as it makes life easier for people to work together.
Let’s imagine the following scenario (play video) which will provide you the answer
SharePoint 2001 –> SharePoint 2003 –> SharePoint 2007 –> SharePoint 2010
MS SharePoint 2010 - The Business Collaboration / Internet Business Web Platform
- Connect and Empower People
- Cut Costs with a Unified Infrastructure
- Rapidly Respond to Business Needs
The capabilities of MS SharePoint Server 2010 are focused in six areas. The Core Features are Sites, Communities, Content, Search, Insigts, Composites.
What are sites?
The basic capabilities required to use SharePoint sites to engage employees, partners and customers in an effective manner, both inside and outside the firewall. Quickly build / deploy Enterprise class web sites that help reach, engage and empower employees, customers and partners
What are Communities?
Formally Known as “Collaboration”. The ability to easily access expertise and interact with other people in new and creative ways across the enterprise through both formal and informal networks.
What does mean SharePoint Content?
Formally known as “Content Management”.The facilities for the creation, review, publication and disposal of content including conforming to defined compliance rules, whether the content exists as traditional documents or as Web pages. SharePoint 2010’s content-management capabilities include:
- Web Content Management
- Document Management
- Record Data Management
Employees / consumers need tools to quickly locate relevant information from diverse data sources.
- Find information across the desktop, intranet and Internet
- Use information via intuitive, familiar interfaces
- Share information among teams and connect people in real-time
What are SharePoint Insights?
Information workers need tools to make well informed business decisions and enable competitive advantage. So, Insights Support:
- Effective data analysis and decision-making with Excel Services
- Enhanced business insight with PerformancePoint Services
It is basically pervasive external data with Business Connectivity Services.
Investments for the Developer
ASP.Net Developer can use existing knowledge and resources with VS 2010 integration.
How SharePoint Is Helping Customers Delivering Value
- Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
- Reduce IT costs and complexity
- Reduce development costs
- Simplify management & training
- Maximize Return on Investment (ROI)
- Get more for less
- Improve employee productivity
- Enhance customer service
Here is the complete Presentation slide
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