Connect people, process, and information with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides integrated enterprise-class capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by connecting people, processes, and information across boundaries.
What it can do
Office SharePoint Server 2007 can help you:
● Manage content and streamline processes. Comprehensively manage and control unstructured content like Microsoft Office documents, Web pages, Portable Document Format file (PDF) files, and e-mail messages. Streamline business processes that are a drain on organizational productivity.
● Improve business insight. Monitor your business, enable better-informed decisions, and respond proactively to business events.
● Find and share information more simply. Find information and expertise wherever they are located. Share knowledge and simplify working with others within and across organizational boundaries.
● Empower IT to make a strategic impact. Increase responsiveness of IT to business needs and reduce the number of platforms that have to be maintained by supporting all the intranet, extranet, and Web applications across the enterprise with one integrated platform.
Office SharePoint Server 2007 capabilities can help improve organizational effectiveness by connecting people, processes, and information.
Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides these capabilities in an integrated server offering, so your organization doesn't have to integrate fragmented technology solutions itself.
Features and components
Enhanced features and components in Office SharePoint Server 2007 provide numerous ways to connect people, processes, and information.
The portal components of Office SharePoint Server 2007 include features that are especially useful for designing, deploying, and managing enterprise intranet portals, corporate Internet Web sites, and divisional portal sites. The portal components make it easier to connect to people within the organization who have the right skills, knowledge, and project experience.
The new and enhanced content management features in Office SharePoint Server 2007 fall within three areas:
● Document management
● Records management
● Web content management
Office SharePoint Server 2007 builds on the core document management functionality provided by Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, including check in and check out, versioning, metadata, and role-based granular access controls. Organizations can use this functionality to deliver enhanced authoring, business document processing, Web content management and publishing, records management, policy management, and support for multilingual publishing.
The search component of Office SharePoint Server 2007 has been significantly enhanced by this release of SharePoint Products and Technologies. New features provide a consistent and familiar search experience, increased relevance of search results, new functions to search for people and expertise, ability to index and search data in line-of-business applications, and improved manageability and extensibility. Knowledge Network for Office SharePoint Server 2007 further enhances expertise search.
The Microsoft Office InfoPath Forms Services technologies that are included in Office SharePoint Server 2007 enable organizations to streamline form-driven business processes through XML-based electronic forms that are easy-to-use and intelligent, and that integrate smoothly with existing systems. This client/server platform enhances security, enables rapid solution creation and deployment, centralizes form management and maintenance, and helps to extend business processes to customers, partners, and suppliers.
Office SharePoint Server 2007 enables organizations to provide business intelligence (BI) capabilities to every employee, allowing them to share, control, and reuse business information in order to make better business decisions. The Office SharePoint Server 2007 BI platform provides Web and programmatic access to published Microsoft Office Excel worksheets, programmatic reuse of critical line-of-business data, and easy development of Web-based BI dashboards that can incorporate rich, data-bound key performance indicators, Web Parts, and published worksheets.
Источник: Microsoft Corporation