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This article is part of the April 2012 issue of How dispersed organizations benefit from SharePoint 2010 infrastructure planning
Let’s face it, the usual method of using email to request information from a business partner for a joint project is inefficient. Someone in one organization typically sends a message to someone in the other, then must wait for a response and hope that it contains all of the information they needed. In today’s fast-expanding information environment, there are better ways for enterprises to collaborate. Among SharePoint users, extending SharePoint 2010 capabilities beyond organizational walls can enable partners, customers, suppliers and even remote employees to easily and efficiently access the content they require to join forces effectively. One approach is to set up an extranet environment as part of your SharePoint strategy. Authorized users from other organizations can navigate to a SharePoint site on the extranet and retrieve the information themselves. Furthermore, because the entire process is Web-based, it’s possible to build SharePoint applications that are designed to make business-to-business collaboration easier. For example, a customer might use... Access >>>
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Dispersed organizations test mettle of SharePoint 2010 infrastructure
by Shawn Shell, Contributor
Combine basic SharePoint 2010 infrastructure management with end-user monitoring and third-party tools to effectively manage SharePoint for a dispersed organization, says consultant Shawn Shell.
Tyson, others focus on prep, training in SharePoint 2010 strategy
by Jonathan Gourlay, Site and News Editor
User examples back up expert opinion that SharePoint 2010 strategy success depends on key steps, including a clear SharePoint governance plan, training and initiating a solid follow-up program.
- Dispersed organizations test mettle of SharePoint 2010 infrastructure by Shawn Shell, Contributor
Care required in extending SharePoint 2010 capabilities externally
by Brien M. Posey, Contributor
Extending SharePoint 2010 capabilities through an extranet so partners and customers can efficiently access your content comes with challenges, but they can be managed for effective collaboration.
- Care required in extending SharePoint 2010 capabilities externally by Brien M. Posey, Contributor
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