Share data from Head Office to field staff or vice versa. All using the powerful List feature of SharePoint. Zero Programming. Anyone can do it in minutes. Try it and apply it to your needs.
These videos were created in 2013. Therefore the logos and screenshots depict older versions of products. However the concepts – which are more important – are still valid.
Using OneNote with SharePoint:
Share a notebook with your team. No more sending CCs to keep everyone in sync.
Capturing data from multiple people without using Excel:
This is a single most useful feature of SharePoint. No programming. Just create a list and get started. Much better than using Excel. Start using it NOW!
SharePoint 2013 update: Datasheet view is now called Quick Edit. It does NOT require Access to be loaded and it works on all browsers.
See how easy it is to choose pivot tables and charts from multiple Excel files to create a single dashboard.
Create, manage and analyze surveys. Includes branching logic. Prevents multiple responses from the same person. Simple and easy. Analyze data in Excel in real-time.
Continue reading SharePoint – Part 5: Conducting a survey or gathering feedback
Don’t just store documents. Store useful information with them. Analyze it instantly. This is probably the most important concept about SharePoint which is commonly unknown and underutilized. It is called Content Types.
You can learn how to decide WHO can do WHAT with the documents (or other content) which you have shared. If you are using OneDrive for Business, by default, all documents can only be viewed and edited by YOU – and nobody else.
This video contains SPS 2010 screenshots. However, the concepts are still the same as of Feb 2015.
Online editing and review in a team:
Read this article for details. Multiple persons can edit the same document at the same time.
Sharing documents is easy. You must UNLEARN the habit of storing everything in the local My Documents folder and store things in SharePoint.
If you use Office 365, this should be done using OneDrive. (What is OneDrive?)
These videos were created three years back. That is why they use older logos and screenshots. The concepts, however, are unchanged and still valid as of now (Feb 2015).
Simple explanation from business point of view.
No technical jargon.
Estimated reading time 3 min
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