Office 365 SUGUK march 2011Presentation Transcript
SharePoint User Group: London 31st March 2011 Alex Pearce
Alex Pearce Microsoft SharePoint MVP Blog: www.bfcnetworks.com Email: email@example.com Twitter: @alex_pearce
Alex Pearce Personal Interest in SharePoint… Education Learning Gateways/Learning Platforms User Adoption Integration Founder of the Learning Gateway User Group and co-founder of the Learning Gateway Conference
Agenda What is Office 365? The SharePoint Story in Office 365 The Developer Story Demos SharePoint Exchange Lync
Office 365 BRINGING TOGETHER CLOUD VERSIONS OF MICROSOFTS MOST TRUSTED COMMUNICATIONS AND COLLABORATION PRODUCTS WITH THE LATEST VERSION OF THEIR DESKTOP SUITE FOR BUSINESSES OF ALL SIZES.
SharePoint Online Create sites to share documents and insights with colleagues, partners and customers MY SITES Manage and share personal documents and insights INTRANET SITES Keep up to date with company information and news TEAM SITES Keep teams in sync and manage important projects WEBSITES Market your business using a simple public-facing website EXTRANET SITES Share documents securely with partners and customers
Summary of FeaturesSharePoint Online - Standard W14-Beta Sites Communities Content Search Composites Insights Key:
SharePoint Sites 8
Easy site editing, including theming & branding
Office Ribbon UI for faster training & adoption
Rich offline experience with SharePoint Workspace
Rich User Experience
Mobile-based interaction with people and content
Read-write web access using Office Web Apps
Cross-browser support for maximized participation
Collaboration across Intranet and Extranet
Improved interoperability with standards support
Out-of-box accessibility compliance for WCAG 2.0
Promote sharing with easy social authoring
Easily navigate resources with pervasive tagging
Find better answers faster via user feedback
Connecting users through enhanced profiles
Staying up-to-date using news feeds and alerts
Make expertise discovery easy across the enterprise
Work with peers whether online or offline
Collaborate on the go through the mobile UI
Enrich existing applications with social context
Sites & Communities 10
Office Integration (2007/2010)
SharePoint Workspace 2010 for Offline Working
Simple Public-Facing Website
SharePoint for Internet Sites (targeted for release in FY12). Supports customizations, site authoring, and WCM workflow and approval.
Intuitive interaction with content through Office
Fast discovery using content metadata and tagging
Easy upload and quick access to use new documents
In-place records management and legal holds
Tenant-wide taxonomies and folksonomies
Multi-stage disposition in the content lifecycle
Flexibility and Compliance
Combine related materials into Document Sets
Generate Unique Document IDs for ease of tracking
Check-in/check-out capabilities during collaboration
Slide & Media Libraries
Business Taxonomies & Tagging
Document Sets & ID’s
Office Web Apps
Access to customer asset management systems. This limitation disables support for end-to-end eDiscovery scenarios. Targeted for W15.
What’s Out 12
Improved relevance based on usage and history
Rich results-navigators for shorter search time
Cross-site collection search
Better Answers, Faster
Phonetic and people search
Social connections driven by interests and expertise
Secure access to content, whether internal or external
Mobile search experience
Query suggestions, “Did you mean?”
Richer User Interface 13
SharePoint Insights 14
Data visualization with Excel Services
Easy sharing of information while maintaining control
Powerful Self-Service capabilities and visualizations
Visualize workflows using Visio Services
Enhanced toolset for end-user solutions
Process automation and data validation with Forms
Visio services integration for data visualization
Sandboxed Solutions for self-service, quicker deployment
SharePoint Designer 2010 for branding and theming
No-code workflows deployed directly into SharePoint Online
Search, Insights & Composites 16
Cross-site Collection Search
Search Refiners/Indexing Controls People Search
Silverlight Web part
Business Connectivity Services (BCS) which eliminates the ability to access external services. Targeted for release in FY12.
‘Unified’ Search results combining online and customer site sources. (Targeted for W15)
FAST Search which includes features such as thumbnails, previews, contextual search, visual best bets, and deep search refinement. Targeted for W15.
PerformancePoint Services. Targeted for W15.
PowerPivot is unable to connect to external services. Targeted for release in FY12.
Sandbox Solutions are targeted at the site collection level.
Alternatives to higher-end custom solutions (full-trust code) are targeted for FY12 and W15.
Development Design Configuration (Out-of-the-Box) Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Designer 2010 Sandboxed Solutions No-code workflows Silverlight Master pages Client-Object Model Site templates Web Services SharePoint Online Development Extensibility 19 Web Parts Workflows Site templates Lists, libraries For more information, please go to:
The SharePoint Online Developer Guide (coming soon)
The MSDN SharePoint Online Resource Center
* OOTB = Out of the box
What goes into a SharePoint Online customer’s Sandbox?
Agility for developers and individual business units
Access to Shared Servers
Limited API Access
A safe, isolated process where the solution runs
Access to a subset of Microsoft.SharePoint namespaces
Site Collection Solution Gallery for deployment
Managed by individual site collection owners
The Sandbox provides…
Custom code running at the site collection level, providing developers the flexibility to deploy safe and rapid solutions.
The SandboxEssential agility, essential stability 20
The Client Object Model 21 What does the client object model enable?
Results returned as recognizable SharePoint objects
Client Object Model provides complete API
Consistent developer experience across platforms
Provide powerful ways to interact with SharePoint Online data remotely from script that executes in the browser – providing access to objects at the site-collection level and lower within the SharePoint hierarchy.
Resources 31 Main SharePoint Online marketing site: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/SharePoint-Online/Pages/default.aspx Primary Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) marketing site: http://www.microsoft.com/Online Trials, 100-200 level customer-facing info Contains info about BPOS suite and SPO 30-Day trial: http://www.microsoft.com/online/products.mspx New Because It’s Everybody’s Business campaign focused on BPOS: http://www.microsoft.com/everybodysbusiness/en/us/products/cloud-services.aspx SharePoint Online developer resource center (MSDN): http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=203983 SharePoint Online Administration resource center (TechNet): http://technet.microsoft.com/sharepoint/gg144571.aspx ‘Help and How-to’ for SharePoint Online (Office.com): http://office.microsoft.com/redir/FX102052854.aspx
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