Primary Uses of Windows SharePoint Services

The following sections outline some of the standard ways that organizations use Windows SharePoint Services. This is of course not a complete list but represents many of the uses encountered at clients' sites.

Collaborating with Workspaces

Windows SharePoint Services offers two main types of workspaces: document workspaces and meeting workspaces. Additional attention is paid to describing the functionality of these items in Chapter 11, “Managing and Using SharePoint Libraries,” and Chapter 12, “Managing and Using SharePoint Lists.”

The standard document workspace site home page includes announcements, tasks, links, shared documents, and a list of the site members. Hyperlinks for creating contacts, events, ...

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