Thursday, April 24, 2014

Differences between SharePoint 2010 and 2013

What is SharePoint 2013?

So with Microsoft's new release of SharePoint 2013, there are quite a few questions about what has changed.  Below are some great links on SharePoint 2010 vs 2013

NetworkWorld SharePoint 2010 vs 2013

Technet SharePoint Comparison 2013 vs 2013

SlideShare SharePoint Comparison

SharePointPro Mag SharePoint Version Comparison

Sunday, June 10, 2012

What is SharePoint?

What is Microsoft SharePoint?

SharePoint is Microsoft fastest selling server product What is Microsoft SharePoint? Here is Microsoft's definition:

"Microsoft SharePoint 2010 makes it easier for people to work together. Using SharePoint 2010, your people can set up Web sites to share information with others, manage documents from start to finish, and publish reports to help everyone make better decisions."

In a nutshell it is an application that is entirely web-based that makes building web sites and basic applications simple and easy for end users.  Obviously, like an Microsoft Server Technology, it can be extended through custom development to expand and build some key business applications.  So what can you use it for?  One example would be as a document management system.  You could use SharePoint OCR technology to make all the PDFs searchable.

 Below are some great links for more information:

Microsoft SharePoint Home Page:  What is SharePoint?
Wikipedia: What is SharePoint?
Office:  What is SharePoint?