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MOSS Explained: An Information Worker’s Deep Dive into Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 by John Ross, Nicola Young

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Summary

The combination of user profiles, My Sites, and audience targeting make SharePoint one of the most customizable portal applications on the market. SharePoint puts a great deal of power and flexibility directly into the hands of the end user. Every company running MOSS should strongly consider using these features.

This chapter covered the following topics:

  • User profiles. User profiles store properties. They are normally imported from AD. Some user profile properties can be edited by end users. Profile properties are searchable using MOSS People Search.

  • My Sites. My Sites provide some personal space within SharePoint for employees, allow employees to update their user profiles, provide a public face to the rest of the company, and allow ...

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