Chapter 5. Supporting Discussions

Often during the requirement-gathering process there can be negotiation between individuals before arriving at the final requirement. While the final result is the primary artifact used for managing the project, sometimes the internal discussion can be a useful reference. In this chapter I'll show you how to add discussions to your SharePoint site. Specifically, you will do the following:

  1. Create a discussion list, which will allow users to post comments and respond to previous posts.

  2. Link a discussion to a specific requirement so you can organize the discussions.

  3. Try different ways of displaying the various threads within a discussion.

  4. Use web parts to display both a requirement and the related discussion on the same ...

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