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#13 The business case for the social features of SharePoint – Rob Finney

SharePoint Online is one of the major inclusions in the Office 365 suite and has the potential to improve collaboration and communication in any business.

SharePoint includes many social features which not only improve communication between staff members, but gives them the ability to improve the find-ability of important data as they work. This makes data access easier every time SharePoint is used.

Today’s interview is with Rob Finney who will help us understand the business case for these social features of SharePoint.

During the interview Marlon and Rob discuss the following:

  • An overview of the social features included in SharePoint and SharePoint Online including:
    • My Sites
    • Profile pages
    • Blogs
    • Wikis
    • Tagging
    • People search
    • Skillsets
    • Org charts
  • The business challenges solved by these social features of SharePoint
  • Examples of how businesses have used the social features successfully
  • The types of businesses that get maximum value from the these features

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About Rob Finney

Rob Finney SharePoint Social Features

Rob has been working for Microsoft Consulting Services in the UK Sharepoint team since 2007. He has been working with SharePoint since 2001 covering design, administration and recently developing SharePoint solutions. In the past he has run the To the ‘Point Blog site.

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