How to Get Going

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Workspaces

Collaboration

How to Get Going

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Products

Microsoft
®

SharePoint
®

Server 2007/2010

Microsoft Office 2007/2010

Microsoft SharePoint Online

Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007
R2/Microsoft
Lync


Server 2010

Microsoft Office Communicator
2007 R2/Microsoft
Lync
2010

Microsoft Exchange Server
2007/2010


Benefits


Explain how an
optimized
infrastructure can
directly impact the
customer’s business
and meet IT
challenges.

BASIC

TO
STANDARDIZED

STANDARDIZED
TO
RATIONALIZED

RATIONALIZED
TO

DYNAMIC

Then,
click tabs at the
bottom of each slide

to
move to other sections.

To get information about
an IO model stage,

click a transition
.

Projects


Recommend
projects
and
technologies that
are relevant to your
customer's needs
and priorities.

Transition


Confirm the current
phase of your
customer's
infrastructure.

Challenges


Determine your
customer’s business
and IT scenarios
and opportunities.

Questions


Ask questions to
start identifying
projects that help
the customer get
going.

When the answer to
a
profiling

question
is “yes,” ask
dependent

questions and then
suggest related
projects to the
customer.

Recommended

questions help to
uncover additional
opportunities.

When the answer is
“no,” find the
corresponding
projects that, if
implemented, would
make the answer
“yes.”

Resources


Learn more about
the projects.

Architecture


Get details about
components of the
IT infrastructure.

SEE INDEX

OF QUESTIONS

You’ve already profiled your customer by using the IO profiling tools to identify areas where a customer can move from one IO

model stage to the next (Basic through Dynamic). Use this guide to follow up on your IO profiling
to identify specific projects
that will help your customer make the transition.


PROFILING

QUESTION

MORE

INFORMATION

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for
collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level
and are available from individual productivity applications


SEE QUESTIONS


SEE PROJECTS


SEE RESOURCES

BPIO: 2.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with
controls and common space; team workspaces include group calendaring,
shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows


SEE QUESTIONS


SEE PROJECTS


SEE RESOURCES



Index of Questions

PROFILING

QUESTION

MORE

INFORMATION

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for
collaborative workspaces?

Rationalized answer is C.
Workspaces are centrally managed, customizable,
and reusable, and provide users the capability to collaborate through Web
browsers and mobile devices; offline synchronization is supported



SEE QUESTIONS


SEE PROJECTS


SEE RESOURCES

BPIO: 2.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Rationalized answer is C.
Team members can simultaneously author, edit, and
review content across Clients (including Devices)


SEE QUESTIONS


SEE PROJECTS


SEE RESOURCES



Index of Questions

PROFILING

QUESTION

MORE

INFORMATION

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for
collaborative workspaces?

Dynamic answer is D.
Workspaces are centrally managed, support a hybrid on
-
premises and Web (cloud)
-
based infrastructure, and integrate fully with
business applications; life
-
cycle management, including creation,
discoverability, archiving, and retirement, is automated



SEE QUESTIONS


SEE PROJECTS


SEE RESOURCES

BPIO: 2.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Dynamic answer is D.
Team collaboration is integrated with line
-
of
-
business
applications for content creation


SEE QUESTIONS


SEE PROJECTS


SEE RESOURCES



Index of Questions

Summary


Tools are available for group workspaces, but
there is no centrally managed server
infrastructure. Different teams and departments
may use a variety of collaboration tools.

B to S

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

Basic

Standardized


Workspaces are managed at the
departmental level and are available
from individual productivity
applications
.


Teams work on managed versions of
content with controls and common
space; team workspaces include group
calendaring, shared contacts, user
online presence, and simple workflows
.


Individual workspaces are created by
using products from multiple vendors
and are not managed, nor are they
integrated with productivity tools
.


Team collaboration occurs through e
-
mail without any provision of common
management and storage
.

OVERVIEW

Basic to Standardized
B to S

SharePoint Server 2007/2010

Office 2007/2010

SharePoint Online

Office Communications Server 2007 R2/Lync Server 2010

Office Communicator 2007 R2/Lync 2010

Exchange Server 2007/2010

SharePoint Designer 2007/2010

Products

Basic to Standardized
Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

B to S

Basic to Standardized introduces provisioning of team workspaces integrated with individual
productivity applications, out
-
of
-
the
-
box workflows and configuration and maintenance of user
accounts that drives SharePoint Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL, SharePoint Online USL, and Office
Professional 2007/2010.

Basic to Standardized provides ability to click to communicate right from collaborative workspace
that drives Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Standard CAL, Lync Server 2010 Standard CAL
and Exchange Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL.

Basic to Standardized introduces the ability to interact with workflows and integrate with
collaborative workspaces that drives Office Professional 2007/2010.

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 system requirements drive Windows Server 2008/2008 R2
Standard/Enterprise Edition and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition.

Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and Lync Server 2010 system requirements drive Windows
Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2
Standard/Enterprise Edition.

Tipping Points

Basic to Standardized
Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

B to S

Licensing

Basic to Standardized
SharePoint Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL

Office Professional 2007/2010

SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition

SharePoint Online User Subscription License

Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition

Office Communications Server 2007 R2/Lync

Server
2010 Standard CAL

Exchange Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

B to S

Challenges

BUSINESS

IT


Reduced productivity due to poor collaboration between different teams


Inconsistent updates of information stored across different locations


Difficulty maintaining and managing documents due to inconsistent information storage


Difficulty keeping consistency and maintaining version control due to redundant
information across different systems


Difficulties handling collaborative activities across different teams

Basic
to Standardized
Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

B to S

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

SEE PROJECTS

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 17.
What best describes your Domain
Name System management strategy?


B.

Zone creation and record updates are
automatic to support directory services

CORE IO: 6.
What best describes your server or service

monitoring strategy in data centers?


B.
IT system (hardware, hypervisor, OS, and application)
-
aware
monitoring and reporting on the majority of applications are
in place across the heterogeneous environment, with defined
service
-
level agreements and manual remediation functionality

CORE IO: 54.
What best describes your identity
provisioning and access management strategy?


B.
Limited, simple provisioning and de
-
provisioning of user accounts, mailboxes,
certificates, smart cards, and machines exists to
control access

CORE IO: 9.
What best describes your high
-
availability
strategy?


B.
Services are available during server failure (via server
clustering or hot spares)

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

B to S

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 57.
What best describes your
authentication strategy?


B.
Password policies are set within the directory
service to enable life
-
cycle management

CORE IO: 10.
What best describes your server virtualization
strategy?


B.
The organization actively uses virtualization to
consolidate servers for production workloads

CORE IO: 58.
What best describes your
authorization strategy?


B.
There is a centralized access policy for business
resources, with some standardization in the policy

CORE IO: 14.
What best describes your application
protection strategy for servers?


B.
Protection for select applications (such as e
-
mail) is
centrally managed

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 59.
What best describes your
application directory service strategy?


B.
Multiple application directory services exist to
support multiple standards

CORE IO: 15.
What best describes your network protection
strategy?


B.
Multiple vendor products are used for firewall, IPS, Web
security, gateway anti
-
virus, and URL filtering

CORE IO: 60.
What best describes your directory
services strategy?


B.
Most applications and services share a common
directory for authentication; some point
-
to
-
point
synchronization exists across different directories,
applications, and repositories

CORE IO: 18.
What best describes your Domain Name
System resilience strategy?


B.
Redundant Domain Name System servers exist in a single
location and provide fault tolerance

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 31.
What best describes your backup and
recovery strategy for servers?


B.
Critical data is backed up on a schedule across the
enterprise; backup copies are stored offsite

CORE IO: 37.
What best describes your client backup and
recovery strategy?


B.
Users back up critical data locally according to
corporate policy and by using the tool provided; when it is
necessary, user state can be abstracted from the operating
system image (such as for a session, virtual desktop
infrastructure, or roaming profile)

CORE IO: 38.
What best describes your application
deployment and control strategy for clients?


B.
Software distribution to local and geographically
dispersed users is automated

CORE IO: 51.
What best describes your strategy for
protecting clients against malware?


B.
Protection against malware is centrally managed for
desktop systems and laptops and includes a host firewall;
non
-
PC devices are managed and protected through a
separate process

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 64.
What best describes your
information protection policy?


B.
Persistent information protection exists within
the trusted network to enforce policy across key
sensitive data (such as documents and e
-
mail)

CORE IO: 67.
What best describes your strategy to plan for
IT service policies?


B.
IT policies are documented for each IT service

CORE IO: 72.
What best describes your strategy
for IT service operations and service
-
level
agreements?


B.
Each IT service provides service
-
level or
operational
-
level agreements

CORE IO: 73.
What best describes your strategy for IT
service incident management?


B.
Processes to manage incidents and problems are in place
for each IT service

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 74.
What best describes your service
monitoring strategy for IT services?


B.
Monitoring, reporting, and auditing are in place
for IT service

CORE IO: 75.
What best describes your strategy for
monitoring security and reporting on IT services?


B.
Monitoring and reporting are centralized for protection
against malware, protection of information, and identity and
access technologies

CORE IO: 76.
What best describes your problem
management strategy for IT services?


B.
Incident and problem management processes
are in place for each IT service

BPIO: 16.
What best describes your strategy for accessing e
-
mail from anywhere?


B.
Secure, remote, online and offline access to rich mailbox
and calendar functionality exists inside and outside the
firewall

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

BPIO: 19.
What best describes your enterprise
-
level IM solution?


B.
Users have secure access to an enterprise
-
managed online presence and IM infrastructure
from inside and outside the firewall; peer
-
to
-
peer
voice and video communications are based on a
single directory

BPIO: 55.
What best describes your consistency of interface
across different applications and modes?


B.
Rich client, Web, and other applications have a consistent
user interface paradigm that is optimized for usability and
discoverability


BPIO: 30.
What best describes your document
management and repository services?


B.
Managed workspaces exist at the departmental
level and are available from individual productivity
applications

BPIO:

5
6.
What best describes delivery options for your
applications?


B.
Key applications support optimized usage scenarios; for
example, Web for reach, rich client for responsiveness, and
phone for mobility

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

DEPENDENCY

SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 is required for installation, configuration, management, and maintenance of
back
-
end databases for SharePoint Server 2007/2010

B to S

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
PRODUCTS

COMPETE PRODUCTS

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (document
workspaces)

Office 2007/2010 (client integration with
SharePoint)

SharePoint Online (document workspaces,
client integration)


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WebSphere, IBM Lotus Quickr, IBM LotusLive


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BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

TIPPING POINTS

Basic to Standardized introduces configuration and maintenance of user accounts and workspace
policies that drive SharePoint Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL and SharePoint Online User
Subscription License.

Basic to Standardized introduces the ability to integrate with collaborative workspaces that drive

Office Professional 2007/2010.

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 system requirements drive Windows Server 2008/2008 R2
Standard/Enterprise Edition and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition.

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

LICENSING

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL

Office Professional 2007/2010

SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition

SharePoint Online User Subscription License

Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
SERVICE

OFFERING

TECHNOLOGIES

Platform Services for SharePoint 2010

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (document
workspaces)

Office 2007/2010 (client integration with SharePoint)

SharePoint Online (document workspaces, client
integration)

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

SEE PROJECTS

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 17.
What best describes your Domain
Name System management strategy?


B.

Zone creation and record updates are automatic
to support directory services

CORE IO: 6.
What best describes your server or service
monitoring strategy in data centers?


B.
IT system (hardware, hypervisor, OS, and application)
-
aware monitoring and reporting on the majority of
applications are in place across the heterogeneous
environment, with defined service
-
level agreements and
manual remediation functionality

CORE IO: 54.
What best describes your identity
provisioning and access management strategy?


B.
Limited, simple provisioning and de
-
provisioning
of user accounts, mailboxes, certificates, smart cards,
and machines exists to control access

CORE IO: 9.
What best describes your high
-
availability
strategy?


B.
Services are available during server failure (via server
clustering or hot spares)

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

B to S

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 57.
What best describes your
authentication strategy?


B.
Password policies are set within the directory
service to enable life
-
cycle management

CORE IO: 10.
What best describes your server virtualization
strategy?


B.
The organization actively uses virtualization to
consolidate servers for production workloads

CORE IO: 58.
What best describes your
authorization strategy?


B.
There is a centralized access policy for business
resources, with some standardization in the policy

CORE IO: 14.
What best describes your application
protection strategy for servers?


B.
Protection for select applications (such as e
-
mail) is
centrally managed

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 59.
What best describes your
application directory service strategy?


B.
Multiple application directory services exist to
support multiple standards

CORE IO: 15.
What best describes your network protection
strategy?


B.
Multiple vendor products are used for firewall, IPS, Web
security, gateway anti
-
virus, and URL filtering

CORE IO: 60.
What best describes your directory
services strategy?


B.
Most applications and services share a common
directory for authentication; some point
-
to
-
point
synchronization exists across different directories,
applications, and repositories

CORE IO: 18.
What best describes your Domain Name
System resilience strategy?


B.
Redundant Domain Name System servers exist in a single
location and provide fault tolerance

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning
and architecture for collaborative workspaces?


B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental
level and are available from individual productivity
applications

CORE IO: 31.
What best describes your backup and
recovery strategy for servers?


B.
Critical data is backed up on a schedule across the
enterprise; backup copies are stored offsite

BPIO: 5.
What best describes your provisioning
and architecture for portals?


B.
Multiple portals exist; directory services,
authentication, and authorization are not uniform
across portals, requiring users to sign in multiple
times; user management methods are redundant

CORE IO: 38.
What best describes your application
deployment and control strategy for clients?


B.
Software distribution to local and geographically
dispersed users is automated

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 64.
What best describes your
information protection policy?


B.
Persistent information protection exists
within the trusted network to enforce policy
across key sensitive data (such as documents
and e
-
mail)

CORE IO: 37.
What best describes your client backup and
recovery strategy?


B.
Users back up critical data locally according to corporate
policy and by using the tool provided; when it is necessary, user
state can be abstracted from the operating system image (such
as for a session, virtual desktop infrastructure, or roaming
profile)

CORE IO: 72.
What best describes your
strategy for IT service operations and service
-
level agreements?


B.
Each IT service provides service
-
level or
operational
-
level agreements

CORE IO: 51.
What best describes your strategy for protecting
clients against malware?


B.
Protection against malware is centrally managed for desktop
systems and laptops and includes a host firewall; non
-
PC devices
are managed and protected through a separate process

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 74.
What best describes your service
monitoring strategy for IT services?


B.
Monitoring, reporting, and auditing are in place
for IT service

CORE IO: 67.
What best describes your strategy to plan for
IT service policies?


B.
IT policies are documented for each IT service

CORE IO: 76.
What best describes your problem
management strategy for IT services?


B.
Incident and problem management processes
are in place for each IT service

CORE IO: 73.
What best describes your strategy for IT
service incident management?


B.
Processes to manage incidents and problems are in place
for each IT service

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 75.
What best describes your strategy
for monitoring security and reporting on IT
services?


B.
Monitoring and reporting are centralized for
protection against malware, protection of
information, and identity and access technologies

BPIO: 16.
What best describes your strategy for accessing e
-
mail from anywhere?


B.
Secure, remote, online and offline access to rich mailbox
and calendar functionality exists inside and outside the
firewall

BPIO: 6.
What best describes your integration of
line
-
of
-
business applications?


B.
Line
-
of
-
business applications and data are
delivered through the portal for a few broad
-
use
functions; data is typically read only

BPIO: 19.
What best describes your enterprise
-
level IM
solution?


B.
Users have secure access to an enterprise
-
managed
online presence and IM infrastructure from inside and
outside the firewall; peer
-
to
-
peer voice and video
communications are based on a single directory

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

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B to S

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

BPIO: 21.
What best describes your ability to share
presence information?


B.
Online presence information (automatically refreshed
user availability information based on communications,
log
-
on, and calendar activities) is integrated into the e
-
mail client

BPIO: 34.
What best describes your human workflow
solution?


B.
The organization uses basic workflow tools to
process, review, and approve documents; simple
workflow routing is part of the collaborative
workspace infrastructure

BPIO: 30.
What best describes your document
management and repository services?


B.
Managed workspaces exist at the departmental level
and are available from individual productivity
applications

BPIO: 38.
What best describes your process for
indexing content sources?


B.
Most unstructured information from intranets, e
-
mail, and content management repositories is
indexed; some structured content from databases,
people, and expertise information is indexed

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

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B to S

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

BPIO: 52.
What best describes your content
options for authoring?


B.
Content authoring tools support rich formatting
and rich media editing, and content can be
secured with rights management by users

BPIO: 54.
What best describes your idea capture and
retention tools?


B.
Tools are available to capture notes and research
gathered by using search

BPIO: 53.
What best describes the your content
creation efficiency?


B.
Users can intuitively preview, discard, or accept
formatting and content; formatting can be saved
in templates for reuse

BPIO: 55.
What best describes your consistency of interface
across different applications and modes?


B.
Rich client, Web, and other applications have a consistent
user interface paradigm that is optimized for usability and
discoverability

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

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B to S

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Basic
to Standardized
Profiling Question

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

BPIO:

5
6.
What best describes delivery options for
your applications?


B.
Key applications support optimized usage
scenarios; for example, Web for reach, rich client
for responsiveness, and phone for mobility

BPIO: 60.
What best describes interoperability of core
productivity applications?


B.
Core productivity applications support the ability to save
files in open
-
standards approved formats

BPIO: 57.
What best describes the document
integrity?


B.
Documents can be delivered or exchanged with
high fidelity between all internal and most external
users

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

DEPENDENCY

SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 is required for installation, configuration, management, and maintenance of
back
-
end databases for SharePoint Server 2007/2010 and Office Communications Server 2007 R2/Lync
Server 2010

B to S

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
PRODUCTS

COMPETE PRODUCTS

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (integrated
presence, Outlook Web Access Web Parts,
news and announcement Web Parts, out
-
of
-
the
-
box workflow)

Office 2007/2010 (client integration with
SharePoint)

SharePoint Designer 2007/2010 (Workflows)

SharePoint Online (client integration,
templates and Web Parts, presence, synch
with Outlook, standard workflows)


IBM Lotus Notes, IBM Lotus Connections, IBM
WebSphere, IBM Lotus Quickr, IBM LotusLive


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Cisco Quad


Liferay


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BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

(CONTINUED...)

B to S

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
PRODUCTS

COMPETE PRODUCTS

Office Communications Server 2007 R2

Office Communicator 2007 R2

Lync Server 2010

Lync 2010

Exchange Server 2007/2010


IBM Lotus Notes, IBM Lotus Connections, IBM
WebSphere, IBM Lotus Quickr, IBM LotusLive


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Cisco Quad


Liferay


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BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

TIPPING POINTS

Basic to Standardized introduces the ability to view calendars, contact lists, news, and
announcements, and provides out
-
of
-
the
-
box workflows that drive SharePoint Server 2007/2010
Standard CAL and SharePoint Online User Subscription License.

Basic to Standardized introduces the ability to interact with workflows, which drives Office
Professional 2007/2010.

Basic to Standardized provides the ability to click to communicate from a document workspace,
which drives Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Standard CAL, Lync Server 2010 Standard CAL
and Exchange Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL.

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

(CONTINUED...)

B to S

TIPPING POINTS

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 system requirements drive Windows Server 2008/2008 R2
Standard/Enterprise Edition and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition.

Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and Lync Server 2010 system requirements drive Windows
Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2
Standard/Enterprise Edition.

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

LICENSING

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL

Office Professional 2007/2010

SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition

SharePoint Online User Subscription License

Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition

Office Communications Server 2007 R2/Lync Server 2010 Standard CAL

Exchange Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Profiling Question

Basic to Standardized
SERVICE

OFFERING

TECHNOLOGIES

Social Computing using SharePoint 2010


SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (integrated presence,
Outlook Web Access Web Parts, news and
announcement Web Parts, out
-
of
-
the
-
box workflow)

Office 2007/2010 (client integration with SharePoint)

SharePoint Designer 2007/2010 (Workflows)

SharePoint Online (client integration, templates and
Web Parts, presence, synch with Outlook, standard
workflows)

Office Communications Server 2007 R2/Lync Server
2010

Office Communicator 2007 R2/Lync 2010

Exchange Server 2007/2010

BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Projects

SEE QUESTIONS

Basic
to Standardized
PROJECTS

TECHNOLOGIES

Create workspaces

based on out
-
of
-
the
-
box
templates and integrated with desktop
productivity applications.

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (document workspaces)

Office 2007/2010 (client integration with SharePoint)

SharePoint Online (document workspaces, client
integration)



BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

B to S

Projects

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

SEE QUESTIONS

B to S

SERVICE

OFFERING

TECHNOLOGIES

Platform Services for SharePoint 2010

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (document workspaces)

Office 2007/2010 (client integration with SharePoint)

SharePoint Online (document workspaces, client
integration)

Projects

SEE QUESTIONS

Basic
to Standardized
PROJECTS

TECHNOLOGIES

Help users collaborate on files
and
documents without duplication and errors by
allowing them to lock documents and
content and manage versions.

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (integrated presence,
Outlook Web Access Web Parts, news and
announcement Web Parts, out
-
of
-
the
-
box workflow)

Office 2007/2010 (client integration with SharePoint)

SharePoint Designer 2007/2010 (Workflows)

SharePoint Online (client integration, templates and
Web Parts, presence, synch with Outlook, standard
workflows)

Office Communications Server 2007 R2/Lync Server
2010

Office Communicator 2007 R2/Lync 2010

Exchange Server 2007/2010



BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

(CONTINUED...)

B to S

Projects

Basic
to Standardized
PROJECTS

TECHNOLOGIES

Integrate the collaboration solution

with the
messaging and instant messaging solution to
help teams work together and share
information inside collaborative workspaces
using group calendaring, shared contacts, and
online presence.

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (integrated presence,
Outlook Web Access Web Parts, news and
announcement Web Parts, out
-
of
-
the
-
box workflow)

Office 2007/2010 (client integration with SharePoint)

SharePoint Designer 2007/2010 (Workflows)

SharePoint Online (client integration, templates and
Web Parts, presence, synch with Outlook, standard
workflows)

Office Communications Server 2007 R2/Lync Server
2010

Office Communicator 2007 R2/Lync 2010

Exchange Server 2007/2010



BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

(CONTINUED...)

SEE QUESTIONS

B to S

Projects

Basic
to Standardized
PROJECTS

TECHNOLOGIES

Provide document
-
centric workflows

to
simplify ad hoc processes.

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (integrated presence,
Outlook Web Access Web Parts, news and
announcement Web Parts, out
-
of
-
the
-
box workflow)

Office 2007/2010 (client integration with SharePoint)

SharePoint Designer 2007/2010 (Workflows)

SharePoint Online (client integration, templates and
Web Parts, presence, synch with Outlook, standard
workflows)

Office Communications Server 2007 R2/Lync Server
2010

Office Communicator 2007 R2/Lync 2010

Exchange Server 2007/2010



BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

SEE QUESTIONS

B to S

Projects

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

SEE QUESTIONS

B to S

SERVICE

OFFERING

TECHNOLOGIES

Social Computing using SharePoint 2010

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (integrated presence,
Outlook Web Access Web Parts, news and
announcement Web Parts, out
-
of
-
the
-
box workflow)

Office 2007/2010 (client integration with SharePoint)

SharePoint Designer 2007/2010 (Workflows)

SharePoint Online (client integration, templates and
Web Parts, presence, synch with Outlook, standard
workflows)

Office Communications Server 2007 R2/
Lync

Server
2010

Office
Communicator

2007 R2/
Lync

2010

Exchange Server 2007/2010

Resources

PROJECTS

Create workspaces

based on out
-
of
-
the
-
box
templates and integrated with desktop
productivity applications.

RESOURCES


SharePoint Server 2007


Building Records Management Solutions with
SharePoint Server 2007


Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 VHD


Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
Demo


Videos and Webcasts for SharePoint Server


Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training Portal


SharePoint Server 2010


Homepage


SEE PROJECTS

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

(CONTINUED...)

B to S

Resources

PROJECTS

RESOURCES


Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010


TechNet


SharePoint Developer Center


What's New for Developers | SharePoint 2010


Office 2007


Homepage


Microsoft Office 2007


TechNet


Office 2007 Developer Center


TechNet Virtual Labs: 2007 Microsoft Office
System


Microsoft Office 2007
-

Demos Showcase

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Create workspaces

based on out
-
of
-
the
-
box
templates and integrated with desktop
productivity applications.

Resources

PROJECTS

RESOURCES


Office 2007 training courses


Office 2010


Homepage


Office 2010 Training Course


Office Developer Center


What's New in Office 2010 for Developers


Microsoft Office 2010 Events


SharePoint Online: Extending Your Service


SharePoint Online: Extending Your Service

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Standardized answer is B.
Workspaces are managed at the departmental level and are available from
individual productivity applications

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Create workspaces

based on out
-
of
-
the
-
box
templates and integrated with desktop
productivity applications.

Resources

PROJECTS

Help users collaborate on files

and documents
without duplication and errors by allowing
them to lock documents and content and
manage versions.

Integrate the collaboration solution

with the
messaging and instant messaging solution to
help teams work together and share
information inside collaborative workspaces
using group calendaring, shared contacts, and
online presence.

Provide document
-
centric workflows

to
simplify ad hoc processes.

RESOURCES


Microsoft Office SharePoint Online


SharePoint Server 2007


Building Records Management Solutions with
SharePoint Server 2007


Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 VHD


Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Demo


Videos and Webcasts for SharePoint Server


Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training Portal


SharePoint Server 2010
-

Homepage

SEE PROJECTS

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

(CONTINUED...)

B to S

Resources

PROJECTS

RESOURCES


Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010


TechNet


SharePoint Developer Center


What's New for Developers | SharePoint 2010



Office 2007


Homepage


Microsoft Office 2007


TechNet


Office 2007 Developer Center


TechNet Virtual Labs: 2007 Microsoft Office
System


Microsoft Office 2007
-

Demos Showcase

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Help users collaborate on files

and documents
without duplication and errors by allowing
them to lock documents and content and
manage versions.

Integrate the collaboration solution

with the
messaging and instant messaging solution to
help teams work together and share
information inside collaborative workspaces
using group calendaring, shared contacts, and
online presence.

Provide document
-
centric workflows

to
simplify ad hoc processes.

Resources

PROJECTS

RESOURCES


Office 2007 training courses



Office 2010


Homepage


Office 2010 Training Course


Office Developer Center


What's New in Office 2010 for Developers


Microsoft Office 2010 Events



SharePoint Designer 2007


Homepage


Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007
Developer Reference

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Help users collaborate on files

and documents
without duplication and errors by allowing
them to lock documents and content and
manage versions.

Integrate the collaboration solution

with the
messaging and instant messaging solution to
help teams work together and share
information inside collaborative workspaces
using group calendaring, shared contacts, and
online presence.

Provide document
-
centric workflows

to
simplify ad hoc processes.

Resources

PROJECTS

RESOURCES


SharePoint Designer 2007


MSDN


Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007
Demo


Video: SharePoint Designer 2007


SharePoint Designer 2007 Business
Administrator Training



SharePoint Online: Extending Your Service


Office Communications Server 2007 R2


Homepage


SharePoint Online: Extending Your Service


Basic
to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Help users collaborate on files

and documents
without duplication and errors by allowing
them to lock documents and content and
manage versions.

Integrate the collaboration solution

with the
messaging and instant messaging solution to
help teams work together and share
information inside collaborative workspaces
using group calendaring, shared contacts, and
online presence.

Provide document
-
centric workflows

to
simplify ad hoc processes.

Resources

PROJECTS

RESOURCES


Microsoft Office Communications Server
2007 R2


TechNet


Communications Server 2007 R2


MSDN


Office Communications Developer Center


Office Communications Server 2007 R2 VHD


Microsoft Office Communications Server
2007 R2: Videos


Office Communications Server 2007 R2
-

Training Portal


Office Communicator 2007

R2

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Help users collaborate on files

and documents
without duplication and errors by allowing
them to lock documents and content and
manage versions.

Integrate the collaboration solution

with the
messaging and instant messaging solution to
help teams work together and share
information inside collaborative workspaces
using group calendaring, shared contacts, and
online presence.

Provide document
-
centric workflows

to
simplify ad hoc processes.

Resources

PROJECTS

RESOURCES


What's New in Conferencing with Office
Communications Server 2007 R2



Communicator 2007 R2


Communicator 2007 R2 Automation API
Documentation


Exchange Server 2007


Homepage


Microsoft Exchange Server 2007


MSDN


Exchange Server Developer
Center


Exchange "How Do I?"
Videos

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Help users collaborate on files

and documents
without duplication and errors by allowing
them to lock documents and content and
manage versions.

Integrate the collaboration solution

with the
messaging and instant messaging solution to
help teams work together and share
information inside collaborative workspaces
using group calendaring, shared contacts, and
online presence.

Provide document
-
centric workflows

to
simplify ad hoc processes.

Resources

PROJECTS

RESOURCES


Microsoft Exchange Server


Training Portal



Exchange Server 2010


Homepage


Exchange Server Developer Center



Exchange 2010 Developer Webcasts


Lync 2010 Homepage


New Features in Lync Server 2010


Lync 2010 MSDN


Lync Developer
Center

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

SEE PROJECTS

(CONTINUED...)

B to S

Help users collaborate on files

and documents
without duplication and errors by allowing
them to lock documents and content and
manage versions.

Integrate the collaboration solution

with the
messaging and instant messaging solution to
help teams work together and share
information inside collaborative workspaces
using group calendaring, shared contacts, and
online presence.

Provide document
-
centric workflows

to
simplify ad hoc processes.

Resources

PROJECTS

RESOURCES


Business Insights Webcast: Introduction to
Microsoft Lync 2010


Introduction to Microsoft Lync 2010


Microsoft Lync Virtual Labs


Lync: Featured Demos


Microsoft Lync: Videos


Clients for Lync Server
2010

Basic
to Standardized
BPIO:
2
.
What best describes your experience of team collaboration?

Standardized answer is B.
Teams work on managed versions of content with controls and common space;
team workspaces include group calendaring, shared contacts, user online presence, and simple workflows

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

For more information go to
http://www.Microsoftio.com

SEE PROJECTS

B to S

Help users collaborate on files

and documents
without duplication and errors by allowing
them to lock documents and content and
manage versions.

Integrate the collaboration solution

with the
messaging and instant messaging solution to
help teams work together and share
information inside collaborative workspaces
using group calendaring, shared contacts, and
online presence.

Provide document
-
centric workflows

to
simplify ad hoc processes.

Benefits

BUSINESS


IT


Decreased time and effort because of faster collaboration between different teams


Increased productivity due to easily available information


Increased reliability because of consistent access to information across the
organization


Improved versioning control and consistency management over information sources
across different systems


Effectively managed collaborative activities using out
-
of
-
the
-
box templates and
workflows

Basic
to Standardized
Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

B to S

Technologies


SharePoint Server 2010
-

Homepage



SharePoint Server 2007


Office 2010
-

Homepage



Office 2007
-

Homepage



SharePoint Online


Lync 2010 Homepage


Office Communications Server
2007 R2


Homepage


Office Communicator
2007 R2


Exchange Server 2010


Homepage


Exchange Server 2007

Basic
to Standardized
Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

B to S

Summary


A centrally managed and supported server
infrastructure unifies the organization’s
collaborative workspaces, is continually
accessible from a wide range of devices, and
offers limited customization, co
-
authoring and
application integration
.

S
to
R

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources


Workspaces are centrally managed,
customizable, and reusable, and
provide users the capability to
collaborate through Web browsers and
mobile devices. Offline synchronization
is supported
.


Team members can simultaneously
author, edit, and review
content

across
Clients (including Devices).


Workspaces are managed at the
departmental level and are available
from individual productivity
applications
.


Teams work on managed versions of
content with controls and common
space; team workspaces include group
calendaring, shared contacts, user
online presence, and simple workflows
.

OVERVIEW

Standardized to Rationalized
Standardized

Rationalized

S
to
R

SharePoint Server 2007/2010

Office 2007/2010

SharePoint Online

SharePoint Designer 2010

Office Communications Server 2007 R2

Office Communicator 2007
R2

Exchange Server 2007/2010

Lync 2010

Lync Server 2010

Products

Standardized to Rationalized
Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

S
to
R

Standardized to Rationalized introduces centralized management and monitoring of collaboration
infrastructure, access to content and functionality online or offline, access through a variety of
devices, and co
-
authoring that drives SharePoint Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL and Office
Professional Plus 2007/2010.

Standardized to Rationalized introduces ability to view and documents using browser that drives
SharePoint Server 2010 Standard CAL.

Standardized to Rationalized introduces ability to access/view documents and mobile device
support that drives SharePoint Online USL.

Standardized to Rationalized provides the ability to click to communicate from a document
workspace, which drives Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Standard CAL, Lync Server 2010
Standard CAL and Exchange Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL.

Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and Lync Server 2010 system requirements drive Windows
Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2
Standard/Enterprise Edition.

SharePoint Server 2007/2010 system requirements drive Windows Server 2008/2008 R2
Standard/Enterprise Edition and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition.

Tipping Points

Standardized to Rationalized
Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

S
to
R

Licensing

Standardized to Rationalized
SharePoint Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL

Office Professional Plus 2007/2010

SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition

SharePoint Online User Subscription License

Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 Standard/Enterprise Edition

Office Communications Server 2007 R2/Lync Server 2010 Standard CAL

Exchange Server 2007/2010 Standard CAL

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

S
to
R

Challenges

BUSINESS

IT


Increased
costs and inefficiency because of disconnected workspaces across the
organization


Reduced
productivity because of limited access to the information sources across
other teams


Wasted time due to manual processes and disconnected workflows


Increased time and effort to manage different workspaces across different business units


Difficulty providing a uniform user experience across different collaborative workspaces


Underuse of information because of the limited scope of collaboration tools used

Standardized to Rationalized
Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

S
to
R

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Rationalized answer is C.
Workspaces are centrally managed, customizable, and reusable, and provide
users the capability to collaborate through Web browsers and mobile devices; offline synchronization is
supported

SEE PROJECTS

Standardized to Rationalized
Profiling Question

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 17.
What best describes your Domain
Name System management strategy?


C.

Automatic server cleanup uses scavenging

CORE IO: 6.
What best describes your server or service
monitoring strategy in data centers?


C.
IT system (hardware, hypervisor, OS, and application)
-
aware monitoring and reporting are in place with basic
remediation; there are consolidated views of all management
tools and consistent reporting across heterogeneous systems

CORE IO: 54.
What best describes your identity
provisioning and access management strategy?


C.
Provisioning and de
-
provisioning of user and
super
-
user accounts, certificates, and smart cards
is automated; access control is role
-
based

CORE IO: 9.
What best describes your high
-
availability
strategy?


C.
There are multiple levels of service availability clustering or
load balancing. Virtualization and management is used to
dynamically move applications and services when issues arise
with datacenter compute, storage and network resources

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

S
to
R

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Rationalized answer is C.
Workspaces are centrally managed, customizable, and reusable, and provide
users the capability to collaborate through Web browsers and mobile devices; offline synchronization is
supported

Standardized to Rationalized
Profiling Question

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 56.
What best describes your identity
federation strategy?


C.

The federation and trust management
infrastructure is standardized for applications and
systems that cross boundaries

CORE IO: 10.
What best describes your server virtualization
strategy?


C.
The organization has a consolidated view of and a
consolidated management process for heterogeneous
virtual environments, including branch offices

CORE IO: 57.
What best describes your
authentication strategy?


C.
Multi
-
factor and certificate
-
based
authentication are applied in high
-
risk scenarios,
such as remote access or document signing

CORE IO: 14.
What best describes your application
protection strategy for servers?


C.
Protection for all collaboration applications (such as e
-
mail, document sharing, and instant messaging) is centrally
managed

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

S
to
R

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Rationalized answer is C.
Workspaces are centrally managed, customizable, and reusable, and provide
users the capability to collaborate through Web browsers and mobile devices; offline synchronization is
supported

Standardized to Rationalized
Profiling Question

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 58.
What best describes your
authorization strategy?


C.
A centralized, common
-
access policy is defined
for business resources, applications, and
information resources; entitlement is managed

CORE IO: 15.
What best describes your network protection
strategy?


B.
Multiple vendor products are used for firewall, IPS, Web
security, gateway anti
-
virus, and URL filtering

CORE IO: 59.
What best describes your
application directory service strategy?


C.
A single application directory service covers
multiple standards and most applications

CORE IO: 16.
What best describes your secure remote
access strategy?


B.
Remote access is secure, standardized, and available to
end users across the organization

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

S
to
R

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Rationalized answer is C.
Workspaces are centrally managed, customizable, and reusable, and provide
users the capability to collaborate through Web browsers and mobile devices; offline synchronization is
supported

Standardized to Rationalized
Profiling Question

DEPENDENT

QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 60.
What best describes your directory
services strategy?


C.
A centralized, scalable directory works across
geographies for all intranet applications, and
supports authentication and authorization

CORE IO: 18.
What best describes your Domain Name
System resilience strategy?


C.
Redundant Domain Name System servers exist in multiple
locations and provide fault tolerance

CORE IO: 31.
What best describes your backup and
recovery strategy for servers?


B.
Critical data is backed up on a schedule across the
enterprise; backup copies are stored offsite

Challenges

Transition

Questions

Projects

Benefits

Architecture

Resources

OVERVIEW

(CONTINUED...)

SEE PROJECTS

S
to
R

BPIO: 1.
What best describes your provisioning and architecture for collaborative workspaces?

Rationalized answer is C.
Workspaces are centrally managed, customizable, and reusable, and provide
users the capability to collaborate through Web browsers and mobile devices; offline synchronization is
supported

Standardized to Rationalized
Profiling Question

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS

CORE IO: 36.
What best describes your roaming
user profiles strategy across the organization?


B.
A centralized store of user profiles enables
profiles to roam with users


CORE IO: 37.
What best describes your client backup and
recovery strategy?


C.
Storage of user state is centralized, including retention
policies that align with corporate mandates (security and
policy)

CORE IO: 38.
What best describes your
application deployment and control strategy for
clients?


C.
Users have self
-
service capabilities to find,
request, and install approved applications
appropriate to their jobs

CORE IO: 39.
What best describes your application
virtualization strategy?


B.
Some applications are virtualized, but most are installed
as packages or are included in the standard image

Challenges

Transition