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Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Inside Out by Penelope Coventry Errin O’Connor Troy Lanphier, Johnathan Lightfoot, Thomas Resing, and Michael Doyle

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Creating Discussions

A SharePoint discussion board is a list that supports newsgroup-style dialog. Discussion boards can be as open as you like, but there are also features for managing discussion threads and ensuring that only approved posts appear.

Email-enabling discussion boards can be a great way to handle a large amount of email on a particular subject or project. Project managers who receive a large volume of email on a particular project can set up a discussion board to manage and share these communications.

Discussion boards are also a great place to capture knowledge-management information within your organization. Capturing best practices, lessons learned, and other similar types of information can be quickly and easily accomplished in ...

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