Introduction

SharePoint may be the biggest thing to affect the way you and I work in our offices since . . . well . . . since Microsoft Office. Word showed us how to write and edit our writing more efficiently on a computer screen than we ever could before with a typewriter. Similarly, Excel showed us how to manipulate numbers more accurately than any accounting sheet created with pencil and paper. (Okay, I know there were some word processors before MS Word and spreadsheets before MS Excel, but just go with me for a second.)

Over the years, Microsoft Office has become so pervasive that it is almost impossible to get an office job today if you do not have a firm understanding of at least Word and Excel. But we still store hundreds of files in ...

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