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  1. 1. 20/05/2013 SharePoint 2013 - Introduction, Features, and Roles - CodeProject 1/6 9,880,516 members (38,221 online) Sign in home quick answers discussions features community help Search for articles, questions, tips Articles » Enterprise Systems » SharePoint Server » General Article Browse Code Stats Revisions Alternatives Comments & Discussions (6) About Article An introduction to SharePoint, features, and roles involved. Type Article Licence CPOL First Posted 14 Jan 2013 Views 8,741 Bookmarked 6 times Dev Top News Math Primers for Programmers Get the Insider News free each morning. Related Videos Next SharePoint 2013 - Introduction, Features, and Roles By Jean Paul V.A, 14 Jan 2013 Introduction Welcome to the world of SharePoint 2013. SharePoint 2013 Production version is released & Live implementations are going on. In this article I would like to re-iterate the features of SharePoint as a whole & advantages of going with it. What is SharePoint? In short, SharePoint is a browser-based collaboration, content management, and extensible platform from Microsoft. The latest release of the product is SharePoint 2013. What are the previous versions of SharePoint 2013? The previous two versions are MOSS 2007 and SharePoint 2010. What are the features of SharePoint? 4.50 (2 votes) articles
  2. 2. 20/05/2013 SharePoint 2013 - Introduction, Features, and Roles - CodeProject 2/6 French C# Tutorial Lesson 24 - Refactoring Creating a Java Application Using a Package Related Articles Matrix Multiplication in C# Creating animations with Dundas Chart for ASP.NET Smarter Data Labels with Dundas Chart SmartLabels Understanding Chart Areas with Dundas Chart for .NET Add "Select All" to parameter lists in SQL Reporting Using screensavers inside the Windows Media Player Making Sense of Geographic Data with Dundas Map and AJAX SmartLink Create data-driven applications with the Hera Application Framework Towards the self-documenting database: extended properties Accessibility audit vs. accessibility testing Digital Signatures and PDF Documents Color Scale Filter WMP Power Hour APP Merge Landscape and Portrait PDFs using ASP.NET How to conduct an SMS survey using a cell phone connected SMS gateway and MS Access Using Barcodes in Documents – Best Practices How to Retrieve EMC Centera Cluster/Pool Capabilities "Hey! Is That My Car? How to Sharpen a QuickBird Satellite Image Using DotImage" Integrate your SharePoint environment into the open standards-based WebSphere Portal platform using the Visual Studio IDE VBScript / Excel 2007 - An easy way to access DBF files Depending on the business perspective the features of SharePoint are many: How to Install SharePoint 2013? As SharePoint is a server side software, it requires the Windows Server operating system. You can start with a new installation or use a Virtual Machine. Once you have the Operating System ready, you can download and install SharePoint 2013 from the following link: us/evalcenter/hh973397.aspx. Hardware Requirements Following are the core hardware requirements: 1. CPU 64-bit 2. RAM 8 GB 3. HDD 80 GB Software Requirements
  3. 3. 20/05/2013 SharePoint 2013 - Introduction, Features, and Roles - CodeProject 3/6 Following are the software requirements: 1. Windows Server 2012 2. Microsoft SQL Server 2012 64-bit 3. Internet Information Services 7.5 4. Microsoft .NET 4.5 More detailed information can be found here: SharePoint Roles In this article I would like to discuss the various SharePoint Roles. SharePoint Roles and Assignment to people is an essential step towards SharePoint project analysis and implementation. Following are the most important Roles, I could identify here: SharePoint Architect SharePoint Developer SharePoint Designer SharePoint Administrator SharePoint Trainer SharePoint Power User SharePoint User The role involvement is depicted below: Now let us explore what each Role performs. SharePoint Architect Following are the responsibilities of Architect: Should be an expert in SharePoint, .NET, and SQL Server Analyze requirements and gain business objectives Collaborate with Customer Define and implement Governance Plan Architectural decisions on number of servers, capacity planning, taxonomy, etc. Direct developers in building custom solutions Direct administrator on SharePoint infrastructure usage Configure search center, business intelligence Decide on Hold, Retention policies Ensure performance and monitoring mechanisms of the implementation
  4. 4. 20/05/2013 SharePoint 2013 - Introduction, Features, and Roles - CodeProject 4/6 SharePoint Developer Following are the responsibilities of Developer: Develop custom solutions for SharePoint involving Web Parts, Workflows, Object Model Submit Deployment Package to administrator Should have a good knowledge with SharePoint Out of Box features and programming in .NET Responsible for running unit tests, memory tests involved in development SharePoint Designer Following are the responsibilities of Designer: Expert in HTML, CSS, XML, Master Pages with good understanding of SharePoint features Provides customization of SharePoint Site Pages Implementation of branding Responsible for the non-programming customizations of SharePoint SharePoint Administrator Following are the responsibilities of Administrator: Expert in SharePoint Out of the Box features, Active Directory, with good amount of networking skills Setup Windows Server, SharePoint Servers, Services, Active Directory, IIS etc. Monitor the health of Servers, implement retention policies Performs Site Collection setup, DNS mapping, users, and Permissions setup Assigns new users to groups and sets access to sites based on requirement Coordinates with network administrator Deploy new solutions, components to SharePoint server Executes PowerShell scripts Performs backup of content database SharePoint Trainer Following are the responsibilities of Trainer: Expert in SharePoint from user point of view Well knowledge with SharePoint compatible browser, Office applications Train customers to a good amount of confidence with implementation Train customers in creating Sites, Libraries, Lists and using Office Integration, Search SharePoint Power User Following are the responsibilities of Power User: Power User is a User with a good amount of knowledge in SharePoint features Should be guiding other users during times of difficulties SharePoint User Following are the responsibilities of User: Should be expert in business functionality and knowledgeable with SharePoint implementation. Performs his/her activities through SharePoint. Please note that Power User and User are scoped from the Customer side. SharePoint Administrator can be from the customer side if it is a customer maintained implementation. In specific scenarios the customer might rely on third party companies to administer SharePoint implementation, where the Administrator will be external to customer premises. References
  5. 5. 20/05/2013 SharePoint 2013 - Introduction, Features, and Roles - CodeProject 5/6 Article Top 0 TweetTweet 10 Sign Up to vote Poor Excellent Vote Search this forum Go Summary In this article we have explored an introduction to SharePoint, features, and roles involved. For those who are new to SharePoint, I believe this information should add value. I will be adding more articles on this base. License This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL) About the Author Jean Paul V.A Architect United States Member Follow on Twitter Jean Paul is a Microsoft MVP and Architect with 12+ years of experience. He is very much passionate in programming and his core skills are SharePoint, ASP.NET & C#. In the academic side he do hold a BS in Computer Science & MBA. In the certification side he holds MCPD & MCTS spanning from .Net Fundamentals to SQL Server. Most of the free time he will be doing technical activities like researching solutions, writing articles, resolving forum problems etc. He believes quality & satisfaction goes hand in hand. You can find some of his work over here. He blogs at Comments and Discussions Hint: For improved responsiveness ensure Javascript is enabled and choose 'Normal' from the Layout dropdown and hit 'Update'. You must Sign In to use this message board. Profile popups Spacing Relaxed Noise Very High Layout Normal Per page 50 Update First Prev Next deepakkarma 24 Apr '13 - 21:20 Jean Paul V.A 25 Apr '13 - 2:24 MJ Ferdous 19 Feb '13 - 22:23 MJ Ferdous 19 Feb '13 - 22:21 Jean Paul V.A 20 Feb '13 - 1:08 Akhil_ruhela 28 Jan '13 - 18:22 Like 6 Very well explanation Re: Very well explanation Well explanation My vote of 4 Re: My vote of 4 My vote of 5
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