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Blog | Jul 15, 2016

SharePoint‘s Social Networking Features

Posted by Yogesh Sharma


Let’s look at why an internal social network is important and how SharePoint is a great tool for creating an internal social network.

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Blog | May 2, 2016

SharePoint 2016 Upgrade - It's Time to Start Getting Ready

Posted by Alan Markey

A new version of SharePoint is soon to be released, SharePoint 2016.  There are many, many new features based upon feedback from the global SharePoint community of users.  Several of the new features were first developed and tested in SharePoint Online (part of the Office 365 offering from Microsoft), which is the opposite testing approach of all prior SharePoint releases (in days gone by, SharePoint on-premises first received the new features and then those new features were deployed to SharePoint Online)

To make the upcoming SharePoint release even more special and memorable, Microsoft has announced that the official SharePoint 2016 release date of May 4, 2016 will coincide with Star Wars Day around the world (“May the 4th be with you”).

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Blog | Nov 20, 2015

SharePoint Upgrade and Migration - Preparing for Discovery

Posted by Alan Markey

With so many organizations upgrading their SharePoint platforms, it’s important to ensure that you have the proper systems in place to support the upgraded environment.  However, it’s also essential to identify the content to be included in the upgrade process, such as:  site collections, sites, libraries, lists, documents, items, reports, web parts, and the many other types of content hosted in your SharePoint environment.

Many SharePoint professionals have a strong information systems background.  Sometimes, because we are so concerned with the systems perspective of an upgrade, we lose sight of the main reason why we have a SharePoint platform…to host user content.

In the latest installment of the TriCore SharePoint blog series, we will discuss the importance of enterprise content discovery…the process of ensuring that you account for your user data prior to an upgrade and migration.

 

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Blog | Sep 8, 2015

SharePoint Business User Considerations for Upgrade & Migration

Posted by Alan Markey

With so many organizations upgrading to SharePoint 2013 either on premises or in the cloud, it’s more crucial than ever to ensure that your upgrade and migration are seen as a success to the business user community.

We know that the main factor to ensuring a smooth upgrade and migration for enterprise applications and platforms is to involve the business user community. However, since many of these upgrade and migration initiatives are led by the IT department, sometimes the business users (and business reasons) for the upgrade and migration are forgotten.

In the latest installment of the TriCore SharePoint blog series, we will discuss the importance of partnering with the business user community. Keep reading to access our free & brand new SharePoint ebook!

 

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Blog | Jun 26, 2015

Tailoring Your SharePoint Business Intelligence Experience

Posted by Alan Markey


Now, with SharePoint 2013, we have an integrated suite of robust BI tools and functionality that rival many other out of the box solutions.  In addition to these great tools, Microsoft also offers a cloud solution known as Power BI, which integrates with SharePoint and Office 365.

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Blog | May 19, 2015

Three Reasons to Upgrade to SharePoint 2013

Posted by Alan Markey

Over the past two years it’s been amazing to see how many organizations are still operating with the SharePoint 2003 and 2007.  This article will address three major reasons why you should consider upgrading to SharePoint 2013 from the previous versions and how the business intelligence features such as PerformancePoint, PowerPivot, Power View, and Excel Services are greatly enhanced from previous versions of SharePoint.

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