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Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010: Business Connectivity Services by Brett Lonsdale Penelope Coventry and Phill Duffy

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Chapter 9. Using External Data in User Profiles

In this chapter, you will:

  • Explore User Profile service applications

  • Learn how to import user profile properties from external systems

  • Use external data and My Sites together

  • Understand Duet Enterprise for Microsoft SharePoint and SAP

Users of SharePoint today are likely familiar with social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. If you apply the same social networking technologies within a private organization, the result can be an extremely powerful way to share information among users throughout the business. User profile information in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 enables users to find others easily through SharePoint Server 2010 people searches, SharePoint content can be targeted ...

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