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IBF releases research evaluating SharePoint 2007 as a platform for enterprise intranets.

As more and more organisations jump on the SharePoint 2007 bandwagon,
intranet managers are coming under increasing pressure from IT
departments to deploy the technology as the basis of the enterprise
intranet. But is it up to the job? And what are the pitfalls?

Calling on his experience of helping organisations implement
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (SharePoint 2007), IBF
associate and renowned expert on the selection and implementation of
intranet software Martin White has evaluated SharePoint 2007 as a
platform for enterprise intranets. The resulting report looks at how
SharePoint 2007 works, its strengths and weaknesses as an intranet
platform, and how it may evolve in future. It concludes by setting out
recommendations for the successful implementation of an
enterprise-level intranet using SharePoint 2007.

Note: once SharePoint 2010 is released next year we will be updating
the report to reflect changes to the software. If you buy the report
you you will be entitled to a free update.

Titled ‘The SharePoint 2007 intranet’, the report is available until
31 August at the discounted price of £195. After that, the cost will go
up to £295. You can pay by credit card, PayPal or by requesting an
invoice. Once you’ve paid, you’ll be able to download a PDF version of
the report right away.

Buy ‘The SharePoint 2007 intranet’ report.

Report contents

  1. Executive summary
  2. Introduction
    • How SharePoint 2007 works
    • SharePoint 2007 infrastructure
    • SharePoint 2007 application suite
    • SharePoint 2007 implementation costs
    • Partners and Web Parts
    • SharePoint 2007 as a development application
  3. SharePoint 2007 as an intranet platform
    • Web content management
    • Staff expertise and My Sites
    • Collaborative working
    • Document management
    • Portal
    • Search
    • Disaster recovery
    • In summary
  4. Governance
  5. Critical success factors
  6. Resources

About the author

Martin White is an IBF associate and managing director of Intranet
Focus Ltd, offering intranet, information management and search
strategy consulting, and advising clients on the specification,
selection and implementation of content management and search
applications. A number of his clients are at various stages of the
process of implementing SharePoint 2007, and he has drawn on their
experience in this report.

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