Designing the SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Portal Environment

One reason that organizations purchase SharePoint Portal Server 2003 as opposed to using Windows SharePoint Services is to create a portal for the user community. This generally means that to meet the needs of the organization, the additional tools and capabilities of SharePoint Portal Server 2003 are required, and the project is generally much larger in scope than that of implementing Windows SharePoint Services.

The portal is the entry point from which all employees can access high-level corporate-wide information (such as announcements, press releases, and areas dedicated to themes such as company policies or services). The portal should be carefully designed to make it easy for ...

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