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5 Tips for SharePoint Information Architecture Success

 

 

Information Architecture, or IA, is the backbone of your SharePoint site. It determines how and where content is stored in an intranet. When an intranet lacks good Information Architecture, users have a hard time trying to find what they're looking for, which leads to


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Kyle O'Neal

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SharePoint,

Information Architecture

4/4/17 11:31 AM

5 Tips for Creating Your SharePoint Permissions Strategy

 

SharePoint groups and permission levels are like chainsaws; they're very powerful tools. They shouldn't be used without a plan or reason. Just like a chainsaw, this would be dangerous. In this case, instead of risking physical harm, you risk security issues.  Additionally, lacking a permissions strategy will lead to a permissions ...


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Anna Lindgren

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SharePoint

3/15/17 9:47 AM

Understanding SharePoint Permissions Inheritance

 

Permission inheritance is a more complicated aspect of SharePoint permissions. It can be very helpful if used correctly. In this post, I'll detail what permission inheritance is and how to set it up. If you want some background info about SharePoint groups and permissions, 


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Kyle O'Neal

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SharePoint

3/10/17 9:24 AM

Introduction to Information Architecture in SharePoint

 

What is Information Architecture (IA)? In short, it's how information is organized. But what does that mean? Well, say you got the opportunity to visit the Louvre. How would you find your way around? Would you wander the whole museum aimlessly from piece to piece? Would you follow signs for various sections you know contain what ...


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Julia Nikolich

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SharePoint,

Information Architecture

3/1/17 10:29 AM

How and When to Create Custom SharePoint Groups and Permissions

 

You need SharePoint groups and permission levels to run your site effectively. They keep your site hierarchy in order and running smoothly. SharePoint provides a handful of groups and permission levels. If you don't know exactly what these are or what they entail,


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Kyle O'Neal

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SharePoint

2/23/17 12:31 PM

What You Need to Know About SharePoint Groups & Permissions

 

If you want to have a secure SharePoint intranet, you need to understand SharePoint groups and permission levelsManaging your groups and permissions well can do ...


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Kyle O'Neal

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SharePoint

2/9/17 11:22 AM

New SharePoint and Office 365 Features Introduced at Microsoft Ignite

 

Microsoft Ignite, the largest information technology conference in the world, and Microsoft’s stage to announce all of their new initiatives, upgrades, features, and software, came to Atlanta just a couple weeks ago. This was a big year, with over 70 different announcements made over the first 2 days alone. With so many announcements made, we ...


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Julia Nikolich

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SharePoint

10/12/16 9:14 AM

What is SharePoint and How Can I Use It?

 

If you've done any research into selecting an intranet for your company, you've undoubtedly heard of Microsoft SharePoint, which has been around in some form for more than a decade. SharePoint remains the most popular intranet platform for medium and large enterprises, and the benefits of SharePoint are plentiful. But what exactly is ...


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Jordan Weaver

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SharePoint

9/30/16 9:15 AM

4 Tips for a Successful SharePoint Implementation

 

SharePoint has been widely used by large enterprises for a while now, and it's gotten easier for organizations of all sizes to implement SharePoint, thanks to Office 365.  It's no surprise that more companies are jumping on the bandwagon — SharePoint helps you seamlessly organize, manage, share, and collaborate with team members ...


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Trey Galletly

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SharePoint

9/15/16 9:03 AM

5 Reasons Why SharePoint is the Best Intranet Platform

 

Dozens of companies provide corporate intranet software, but none of them have managed to exceed the robust capabilities of SharePoint.  Challenges that large organizations face, in terms of documentation management and collaboration, demand solutions that organize countless tasks into efficient processes.  The ...


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Trey Galletly

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SharePoint,

Intranet Tips

8/19/16 9:00 AM