SharePoint Bible: Your Complete Guide to Microsoft's Collaboration Software

Updated: From pricing questions to enterprise and cloud adoption trends to reviews of SharePoint 2010, CIO.com's SharePoint Bible covers it all. Our guide delivers expert reviews, advice on planning and rollout, and news analysis on Microsoft's powerhouse content and collaboration platform.

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Wed, July 13, 2011

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Four Ways the Red Sox are Scoring with SharePoint

The Boston Red Sox IT group had been left stranded on base by manual processes that handled ticket requests, invoices and fan mail. But now that they've built an intranet portal using SharePoint 2010 they're speeding towards home.

How We're Using SharePoint 2010 to Connect Our People

Commercial real estate firm Colliers implemented SharePoint 2010 to help its global workforce collaborate. So far it has been a huge success, but the firm had to customize SharePoint's search tools and user interface design before getting all its people on the same page.

Three Phases of SharePoint: What Type of User Are You?

Is your company using SharePoint to the fullest? Probably not. According to Microsoft there are three phases of SharePoint use that range from connecting employees through social networking to building new technologies that boost the bottom line.

BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint First Look: Screen Shots, Details

CIO's Al Sacco offers a first look at the upcoming BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint, along with details on the add-on.

Microsoft SharePoint: 5 Tips for Keeping Content Private

SharePoint content is sprawling, and requires that IT support content sharing and collaboration while also enforcing strict policies within departments to keep sensitive documents out of the wrong hands. Here are five ground rules for protecting content in SharePoint.

Microsoft SharePoint: Three Deployment Challenges

SharePoint is an enterprise behemoth, but getting it up and running is still rife with challenges, according to a new survey.

Microsoft SharePoint: Users Still Don't Get It

A new survey shows workers still fear the SharePoint. IT must narrow SharePoint deployments and educate users, says one analyst.

SharePoint 2010: Three Ways Sony Is Using It

Sony Electronics is tapping SharePoint 2010's social networking and document sharing tools to better unify its far-flung workforce.

SharePoint in the Cloud

Office 365: Car Dealer Revs Up for Growth with Microsoft Cloud Service

Here's a look at how and why the Hendrick Automative Group is using Microsoft's Office 365 cloud service to relieve an overburdened staff, scale the company and save money.

Slideshow: 13 Cool Features of Office 365

Take a look at a slew of cool features inside Microsoft's cloud-based service that combines Office, SharePoint, Lync and Exchange.

Office 365: It's Not Just for SMBs

Microsoft's focus at the Office 365 launch event in New York City was on small and midsize businesses. For enterprises, however, moving to Office 365 is more complicated, but benefits await those big businesses that plan accordingly.

Manpower, Tampa General Embrace the Cloud

Several companies, including Manpower and Tampa General Hospital, are announcing their adoption of Microsoft BPOS applications, pointing to progress the software giant is making in the cloud realm and also to new features and pricing models users would like to see as such software becomes a bigger part of corporate IT.

Microsoft Office 365: Your Guide to a Slew of Versions, Prices

With the new Office 365, Microsoft is saying bye to BPOS and re-packaging some collaboration and Office apps. But as usual, it produced a confusing pile of versions: We break down your options.

Clouds Hang Over Microsoft Office, SharePoint 2010 Launch

The Redmond giant takes on the cloud with the release of Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010.

SharePoint 2010: More Cloud-Friendly than Past Versions

SharePoint's many moving pieces have not traditionally fit neatly into the cloud. But SharePoint 2010 addresses that problem — with three key changes.

Q&A: Inside Microsoft's Cloud Model for Productivity Apps

Corporate VP of Microsoft Online Services Ron Markezich discusses the joys and pitfalls of productivity apps in the cloud, how to mix your own data center with Microsoft's cloud model, and the rising tide of BPOS competitors. Hint: It's not just Google.

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