What Is SharePoint?
Organizations use SharePoint to create websites. You can use it as a secure place to store, organize, share, and access information from almost any device. All you need is a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox. Here’s a short, fun, and animated approach to SharePoint:
The key features and benefits of SharePoint are:
Work Better Together: Connect with your colleagues in new and creative ways. Easily find and work with people who have the right skills, expertise, and shared interests.
Work Faster: Quickly become more productive. SharePoint 2010 works seamlessly with technologies you currently use, including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Exchange Server, and Microsoft Unified Communications.
Work Smarter: Make better business decisions. Easily find the right business information—regardless of who created it, what format it’s in, or where it lives.
What is New on SharePoint 2010?
Sites: SharePoint 2010 Sites provides a single infrastructure for all your business Web sites. Share documents with colleagues, manage projects with partners, and publish information to customers.
Composites: SharePoint 2010 Composites offers tools and components for creating do-it yourself business solutions. Build no-code solutions to rapidly respond to business needs.
Insights: SharePoint 2010 Insights gives everyone access to the information in databases, reports, and business applications. Help people locate the information they need to make good decisions.
Communities: SharePoint 2010 Communities delivers great collaboration tools-and a single platform to manage them. Make it easy for people to share ideas and work together the way they want.
Content: SharePoint 2012 Content makes content management easy. Set up compliance measures “behind the scenes” with features like document types, retention policies, and automatic content sorting-and then let people work naturally in Microsoft Office.
Search: SharePoint 2012 Search cuts through the clutter. A unique combination of relevance, refinement, and social cues helps people find the information and contacts they need to get their jobs done.