Griffon Solutions Introduction To Share Point Why Share Point

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High level overview of SharePoint and the computing challenges it addresses

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  • 1. World Class Web Solutions INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM MARCH 8, 2009 THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 2. INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT Agenda Major Computing Challenges How SharePoint Addresses These Challenges SharePoint Is a Product AND a Platform User Empowerment Reduce IT Team Burden Web Interface Desktop Integration Search Collaboration Unified Development Platform MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 3. INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT Major Computing Challenges Users rely on Information Technology (IT) team High IT Team burden Lack of Web Interface = local silos Locally-stored content = risk of lost content Inability to find content and people Difficult sharing knowledge internally and externally No unified development platform MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 4. INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT How SharePoint Addresses These Challenges User Empowerment = Self Service Reduce IT Team burden Web interface = Global Access Desktop integration Search = Find Content and People Share Knowledge = Collaborate (Fairly) Unified Platform = Faster Development MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 5. INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT SharePoint Is a Product AND a Platform What Is a Platform? Foundation set of technologies upon which to build solutions Allows common framework for components and applications to work together more easily What Other Platforms Are There? Lots of examples: WebSphere, Lotus, Amazon Web Services, SalesForce.com What Are The Implications Of Using a Platform? Reduced Total Cost of Ownership Creation of an Ecosystem Risk of lock-in MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 6. INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT The SharePoint 2007 Platform or Stack: Client Modifications and Development Add-on Products Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Windows SharePoint Services ASP.NET / WF / Web Services SQL Database IIS Web Server .NET Framework Windows Server MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM
  • 7. INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT User Empowerment Demos User Permissions Provisioning Sites Modifying Pages Managing Metadata Approving Content Applying Permissions Searching for content Workflows MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 8. INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT Reduce IT Team Burden If users can do all of that, IT Team doesnt have to! Configuration changes take less time Site and document recycle bin Easy backup and restore Ability to lock down permissions Logging and auditing capabilities Large choice of SharePoint enhancements MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 9. INTRODUCTION SHAREP OI NT TO Web Interface Everything is available via a URL Different Environments are possible Intranet, Extranet, Internet Development, Integration, Testing, Staging, Production Browser-based = Simpler to deploy and maintain Raises other considerations Accessibility Standards compliance Security MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 10. INTRODUCTION SHAREP OI NT TO Desktop Integration User experience Familiarity User Interface Responsiveness Offline Access Local copies of data (but backed up) Use of existing software and licenses SharePoint Integration Examples and Demos Office Suite (often via ActiveX) ex Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Communicator InfoPath Other applications that can use the MS Open Protocols MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 11. INTRODUCTION SHAREP OI NT TO Search Everybody loves Search - $B investment effort Must be easy to use and automated How It Works Indexer agent and iFilters Metadata and Content database to store results Search server(s) returning query results OpenSearch protocol allows some interoperability New Federated Search capabilities MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 12. INTRODUCTION SHAREP OI NT TO Collaboration Team members need to work together To share knowledge To find information To make changes to shared content To publish their work Todays workforce is increasingly global Need information management tools like versioning, offline access, Security is a concern when making information available on the web Team members need to find each others work (even if they dont know it exists) Latest collaboration trends must be available Wikis, Blogs, Discussion boards, Chat programs, lists There needs to be a historical record of the teams work MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 13. INTRODUCTION SHAREP OI NT TO Unified Development Platform Consistent set of technologies built to work together More stability and testing Increased support Lower training costs for users AND developers Faster solution development = 80% of functionality already exists Authentication and Authorization, Data storage, Look and feel, Navigation, Solution deployment and configuration SharePoint as an Ecosystem = Incentives Microsoft has incentive to make its products talk to (or build upon) SharePoint Vendors have incentive to build integration into their products Community has incentive to improve and share features Clients have incentive to strategically invest in SharePoint MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE
  • 14. INTRODUCTION SHAREP OI NT TO Summary Modern computing has significant challenges SharePoint helps to address these It is both a Product and a Platform Standardizing on a platform provides many advantages (and risks) SharePoint is a good strategic decision for many organizations MARCH 8, 2009 GRIFFON SOLUTIONS | WWW.GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM | INFO@GRIFFONSOLUTIONS.COM THIS CONTENT IS LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS 3.0 ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE