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Introduction to Content Types   BUILDING AN EVENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
The Challenge RG manages all sorts of events at the SOFMC arena     Hockey Games     Concerts     Marty the Marmot App...
The Answer A calendar view in SharePoint Individual, customized Event Content Types
Planning Calendar List or Custom List? Gather requirements for each ‘event’ Implement Test
What are Content Types?                                       SITE Columns                                   •   PO Number...
What are Content Types?                           item Document     Contact   Appointment   Task   RG Event               ...
Where should I put them? Placement is important (‘top down’ only) Great for reusable content                            ...
Inventory We Need…    Custom List    Content Types (2 to start)    Site Columns (reuse some, create others)
Tweaking the Presentation Custom Views Calendar Overlays Rock it with Dashboards
Let’s do it!
What Might We have done differently? Content Type Hub Managed Metadata Service…SharePoint 2010 Server only though
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Introduction to Content Types Building An Event Management System

  1. 1. Introduction to Content Types BUILDING AN EVENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
  2. 2. The Challenge RG manages all sorts of events at the SOFMC arena  Hockey Games  Concerts  Marty the Marmot Appearances RG wishes to view all events in a single calendar but also to view the data sliced and diced to suit Need access to it for all staff
  3. 3. The Answer A calendar view in SharePoint Individual, customized Event Content Types
  4. 4. Planning Calendar List or Custom List? Gather requirements for each ‘event’ Implement Test
  5. 5. What are Content Types? SITE Columns • PO Number • Vendor • PO Approval Status • Etc. Template Purchase Order IRM Information Rights Workflows Management• PO Approval Routing • PO’s Cannot be Printed• Etc. • PO’s Do Allow Cut/Paste • Etc.
  6. 6. What are Content Types? item Document Contact Appointment Task RG Event MartyRG Document Appearance RG PO Hockey Game RG PR RG Fax
  7. 7. Where should I put them? Placement is important (‘top down’ only) Great for reusable content portal.rgnetwork.ca Corporate Arena Knowledge Base HR Finance Events Public documents Marty’s Den Private documents
  8. 8. Inventory We Need…  Custom List  Content Types (2 to start)  Site Columns (reuse some, create others)
  9. 9. Tweaking the Presentation Custom Views Calendar Overlays Rock it with Dashboards
  10. 10. Let’s do it!
  11. 11. What Might We have done differently? Content Type Hub Managed Metadata Service…SharePoint 2010 Server only though

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