10 Ways SharePoint 2010 Will Impact your Notes Migration


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SharePoint 2010 is loaded with new features. In this session we explore 10 ways SharePoint 2010 features will impact your migration

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  • 12/02/09 © 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION. Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2009
  • Disclaimer: Some Quest capabilities discussed are not yet shipping Basic support SharePoint 2010 beta support December 2009 Planned for delivery in Notes Migrator for SharePoint 5.4 (Q2, 2010) Notes Migrator for SharePoint 5.5 (Q4, 2010)
  • Script: Doing away with the 2000 recommendations and leaving it up to the server admins to throttle as needed. Probably b/c of improved handling of queries, AJAX, and 64-bit server requirements. List throttling controls forces end users to create more efficient views with < x number of items. Better manage system resources.
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  • 10 Ways SharePoint 2010 Will Impact your Notes Migration

    1. 1. 10 Ways SharePoint 2010 Will Impact Your Lotus Notes Migration <ul><li>Peter Varhol | Principal | Technology Strategy Research </li></ul><ul><li>Joel Oleson | SharePoint Evangelist | Quest Software </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Walch | Product Manager | Quest Software </li></ul><ul><li>December 1, 2009 </li></ul>
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>SharePoint 2010 Preview </li></ul><ul><li>Notes-to-SharePoint migration challenges </li></ul><ul><li>10 Ways SharePoint 2010 Will Impact Your Notes Migration </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Q/A </li></ul>
    3. 3. SharePoint 2010 Preview
    4. 4. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Ribbon UI SharePoint Workspace SharePoint Mobile Office Client and Office Web App Integration Standards Support Tagging, Tag Cloud, Ratings Social Bookmarking Blogs and Wikis My Sites Activity Feeds Profiles and Expertise Org Browser Enterprise Content Types Metadata and Navigation Document Sets Multi-stage Disposition Audio and Video Content Types Remote Blob Storage List Enhancements Social Relevance Phonetic Search Navigation FAST Integration Enhanced Pipeline PerformancePoint Services Excel Services Chart Web Part Visio Services Web Analytics SQL Server Integration PowerPivot Business Connectivity Services InfoPath Form Services External Lists Workflow SharePoint Designer Visual Studio API Enhancements REST/ATOM/RSS
    5. 5. The SharePoint 2010 Lineup New New New New Enabling Technologies <ul><li>Spanning Intranet, Internet & Extranet scenarios, w/ specialty servers for Enterprise Search </li></ul>
    6. 6. Notes-to-SharePoint Migration Headaches <ul><li>Too hard to migrate / rebuild custom applications </li></ul><ul><li>Can SharePoint scale? </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t go offline </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow </li></ul>
    7. 7. 10 Ways SP 2010 Will Impact Notes Migration (in a good way) <ul><li>Rebuilding Forms is easier </li></ul><ul><li>Improved workflow </li></ul><ul><li>Scalability </li></ul><ul><li>Offline capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise metadata </li></ul><ul><li>The Cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Put your data in external lists </li></ul><ul><li>Office applications </li></ul><ul><li>Code portability and reuse </li></ul><ul><li>Sandboxing </li></ul>
    8. 8. 1. Rebuilding forms is much easier <ul><li>InfoPath forms can be used for Lists (not just XML documents) </li></ul><ul><li>SharePoint Designer (ASPX) forms are more powerful </li></ul><ul><li>Direct editing of forms reduces development time & cost </li></ul><ul><li>Quest solution: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Current InfoPath form generation will be expanded to support Lists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar support planned for SharePoint Designer (ASPX) forms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optional use of Quest Web Parts in SharePoint Designer forms </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. 2. Declarative workflow ready for prime time <ul><li>SharePoint Designer Workflows are now powerful enough for rebuilding most legacy Notes workflows </li></ul><ul><li>More branching options, more workflow actions available </li></ul><ul><li>SharePoint Designer Workflow portability </li></ul><ul><li>SharePoint Designer granular control </li></ul><ul><li>Quest solution: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Migrate workflow state </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. 3. Scaling to very large lists / views <ul><li>List scale issues addressed </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates need to segment large databases into multiple lists or folders </li></ul><ul><li>List throttling for better performance </li></ul><ul><li>Quest solution: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Migrate databases of any size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New options for provisioning views </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. 4. Take your content offline (at last) <ul><li>SharePoint Workspaces provide offline access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Included in Professional Plus licensing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Groove technology retargeted to support common scenarios without extra development </li></ul><ul><li>Includes offline forms and (some) business logic </li></ul><ul><li>Quest solution: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Generated forms, etc., will optionally be offline compliant </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. 5. Enterprise metadata and tagging <ul><li>Metadata definitions shared between sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keyword fields </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taxonomies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content Types </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Search by metadata </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Predefined searches reduce the number of views </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search is much more scalable </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quest solution: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Migrate any Notes metadata items </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Validate and provision metadata fields </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Migrate to enterprise content types </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. 6. SharePoint Online is ready for prime time <ul><li>Near functional parity between BPOS Standard and BPOS Dedicated </li></ul><ul><li>More custom applications can be hosted </li></ul><ul><li>Lower cost of ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Quest solution : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Today: migrate Notes applications to BPOS Dedicated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coming soon: migrate Notes applications to BPOS Standard </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. 7. SharePoint is better front-end for external data <ul><li>New options for integrating with external data sources </li></ul><ul><li>Relational databases appear as “external lists” </li></ul><ul><li>SharePoint user interfaces can be the front end </li></ul><ul><li>Quest solution: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Migrate data to SharePoint or SQL Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Migrate design (forms, views, etc.) to SharePoint </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. 8. Office integration for the new decade <ul><li>Office web applications </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-user editing </li></ul><ul><li>Improved workflow and offline capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Quest solution: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Migrate Notes docs to Word or InfoPath </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for complex schemas / templates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for Content Controls </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. 9. Improvements in code portability & reuse <ul><li>Built-in packaging for List portability </li></ul><ul><li>Make code reuse easier and more manageable </li></ul><ul><li>Helps with dev-test-deploy scenarios </li></ul><ul><li>Quest solution: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consolidate applications with similar designs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automate code reuse </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. 10. Sandboxing <ul><li>Departmental developers & power users can write code </li></ul><ul><li>IT departments can deploy them with partial trust and fixed resource allocations </li></ul><ul><li>Quest solution: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Migrated Notes applications are easier to customize and safely deploy </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Choose Quest for Your Notes Migration <ul><li>Complete Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Global Delivery and Support </li></ul><ul><li>Get Started Now! </li></ul>
    19. 19. A Complete Notes Transition Solution
    20. 20. Global Delivery & Support <ul><li>20 million users migrated to Exchange, SharePoint & BPOS </li></ul><ul><li>People & offices around the globe to sell, deliver, support, develop </li></ul><ul><li>335 partners worldwide </li></ul>
    21. 21. <ul><li>NMSP Discovery Edition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full functionality of discovery, analysis, classification & reporting features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be used in production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free download, includes 30 days of free support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data collected during analysis becomes “home base” for performing actual migrations </li></ul><ul><li>www.quest.com/notesanalysis </li></ul>Get Started Now!
    22. 23. Next Steps <ul><li>Contact us about your Notes migration project: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Download a free trial of Notes Migrator for SharePoint & related materials: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.quest.com/notesmigration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Watch more live and on-demand product demos: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.quest.com/notesdemos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Follow us on our blogs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joel Oleson: www.sharepointjoel.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steve Walch: notes2sharepoint.org </li></ul></ul>
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