Chapter 3. Introducing the SharePoint 2013 Platform

In Chapter 2, “Planning Your Solution Strategy,” we looked at essential factors in planning your overall enterprise portal, collaboration, and social strategy. An application, platform, and/or framework that supports this strategy will need to enable the tasks that users will do. This includes managing documents, sharing information, organizing content, communicating with others both synchronously and asynchronously, and using data to make business decisions. On top of this, the platform should also accommodate customizations that enable organizations to develop solutions that exactly meet the needs of their business.

All of these requirements are supported by Microsoft’s collection of client ...

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