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Municipality expects US$3.16 million in savings with Microsoft SharePoint 2013

Early adopter pilots enterprise content management and business intelligence solutions Headquartered in Thorold, Ontario, the Regional Municipality of Niagara, which has 3,500 employees, provides governance and services for citizens of the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario. As government budgets tightened, Niagara wanted tools to better track and evaluate how it spends time and money, and to more efficiently manage information. Niagara became an early adopter of Microsoft SharePoint 2013 with…

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Nonprofit moves to Office 365 and SharePoint Online to improve income generation

The British Ballet Organization (BBO) trains students and teachers in the globally respected BBO syllabi. As a nonprofit organization, we organize courses and events locally, nationally, and internationally to enrich lives through the medium of dance. Working on these events was a challenge because we had limited collaboration tools. We had a shared file server running on an old PC in the office, and I worried about losing teacher, student,…

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“Transformational ROI” with SharePoint and Line-of-Business Systems

When we first introduced Business-Critical SharePoint, or “BCSP”, about 18 months ago, we didn’t quite expect the level of interest it would generate from customers world-wide. Now, as more and more evidence is being documented about SharePoint deployments that include connectivity to line-of-business systems (whether on-premises or in the Cloud), it is becoming clear that leading companies and organizations are able to utilize this approach and extract much needed value…

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Paris airport management uses SharePoint 2013 search tools to enhance knowledge sharing

Aéroports de Paris, which owns and manages the 13 civil airports and airfields in the Île-de-France (Paris) area, wanted to make it easier for employees to search efficiently, share knowledge, and deliver faster service to airport passengers, employees, and partners. The organization had been using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 to run its enterprise content management system. The system contains two terabytes of data, two million objects, 1,500 sites, and 69…

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Enhanced Video Experience in SharePoint 2013

A picture is worth a thousand words, but did you know that a video is worth a thousand pictures? Videos are revolutionizing the way teams and organizations communicate with each other and are increasingly being used to facilitate knowledge-sharing and training within organizations. Intranet video portals for the enterprise are gaining popularity because they are effective for sharing information across the entire organization. SharePoint 2013 does a great job supporting…

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Out and about: New SharePoint mobile offerings

Work is no longer 9-5, nor confined to a single location. People are out and about more than ever and need to be able to access their documents and data whenever and wherever they are. As we shared at SharePoint Conference in November, we’ve been working hard on new SharePoint mobile apps so you can access your information from a variety of devices. Today, I’m excited to share an update…

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Options to Create Forms in SharePoint 2013

Forms are an intricate part of many organizations as they feed information into business processes that allow the organization to manage day-to-day processes.  Forms are used for internal processes such as hardware and software acquisition as well as externally for collecting information on a new potential customer. For almost a decade, we’ve delivered a best-in-class forms experience as part of Microsoft Office.  As with much in the technology world, customer…

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Create your online brand with a combination of SharePoint 2013 and the web technologies you already know

With SharePoint 2013, you can brand your SharePoint publishing site using the web technologies you know, the tools you like, and the devices you want, making it easier than ever before to get started as a SharePoint designer or developer. And, for current SharePoint pros, don’t worry. The work you’ve put in learning SharePoint thus far is still very applicable and your knowledge of the SharePoint Publishing Page model is…