Preparing the Dashboard Site

Once the workspace is created, an associated Web site and dashboard is also created. Any browser-enabled user can leverage the power of your SharePoint Portal nearly immediately. However, an important first step for portal dashboard development is updating the home page, which should highlight information for the end users that is especially useful. Web Parts may also be added to display additional information. A typical dashboard site for a business group, or our Finance department at ABC Company, would include information relevant to the group's work and perhaps a Web Part or section dedicated to project status. If the entire ABC Company were going to use the portal, a dashboard site that featured an overall approach ...

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