What's New in SharePoint 2013x - Becky Bertram's Blog

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Nov 18, 2013 (3 years and 7 months ago)

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What’s New in
SharePoint 2013

Great Lakes Software Excellence
Conference 2013

Becky Bertram

Owner, Savvy Technical
Solutions

www.savvytechnicalsolutions.com

SharePoint MVP,
MCT, MCITP
, MCPD

A Little About Me


Originally from Durham, NC. Graduated from Calvin in
1999, live in St. Louis now


Married since 2007, Lilly turning 2 next week, one on
the way in July


Own my own SharePoint consulting company, Savvy
Technical Solutions


Microsoft SharePoint MVP 4 years


Microsoft Certified Trainer


Have helped author several MS SharePoint exams


Co
-
authored
Wrox

SharePoint Six
-
in
-
One


Blog:
http://blog.beckybertram.com


Twitter: @
beckybertram

A Brief History of SharePoint


Windows SharePoint Services 2.0, SharePoint
Server 2003 and SharePoint Team Services


Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS) and
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
(MOSS)


SharePoint Foundation 2010 (SPF) and
SharePoint Server 2010


SharePoint Foundation 2013 and SharePoint
Server 2013


SharePoint Online/Office 365

Upgraded Functionality
Covered in Today’s Session


Social


List and Library Enhancements


Web Content Management


SharePoint Apps


Social

Feeds


Facebook
-
like ability to “follow” people
(and also lists or documents) or “like”
something


Twitter
-
like “micro
-
feed” functionality
and ability to mention someone, create
and follow hashtags.


List of all your activities


Mobile apps for following activity feed.

Yammer


Stand
-
alone product recently acquired by
Microsoft


Right now it’s a separate service that can
integrate with SharePoint


No clear direction yet from MS as to how
it will replace existing Social features in
SharePoint

Yammer Features


Facebook
-
like features of leaving
messages that can be replied to,
following people, etc.


Twitter
-
like ability to tag items.


Ability to create mini workspaces, upload
files, etc.


Can use web site, desktop app, mobile
apps, etc.


Community Sites


Group site


Discussion threads


Searching within the site


Ratings


Achievement Rating System


Community Portal lists all Community
Sites

Sharing


Ability to share documents and sites with
individual people


Use of SkyDrive Pro

Lists and Libraries

New Features


Drag and drop documents into a library


Synch a library or document to your hard
drive.


Save files directly to SharePoint site from
Office applications.


Quick Edit view allows you to quickly add
columns to a list.

Lightweight Project
Management


New Project Site template


Includes


Timeline


Synch tasks to Outlook.
Outlook tasks
will also show up in Tasks under
Newsfeed.

Web Content
Management

Design Manager


Step by step guidance for customizing
the look and feel of your site.


Use out of the box styles or upload your own
design


New concept of “Display Templates”,
which are combinations of HTML and
JavaScript.


Device channels can be used to apply
different master pages to different
devices.

Other New WCM Features


Content Search web part


Product catalog and cross
-
site publishing


Managed metadata navigation


Friendly URLs


Enhanced Search Engine
Optimization Tools


Ability to specify exclusion paths for the
sitemap file that internet search engines
crawl.


Ability to add tracking metadata tags to
each page.


Ability to filter link parameters to help
SEO results for a page.


Ability to add SEO properties for pages.

Image Renditions


Ability to have SharePoint create
standard sizes of uploaded images.


Ability to specify which image rendition
should be used in a page.


Utilizes “BLOB caching” which means
these images are cached on the server
and will be served up quickly to site
visitors.

SharePoint Apps

App Store and Storage


Public marketplace


Private marketplace


Use HTML5 and JavaScript


Can be hosted remotely

Other New Features


Improved E
-
Discovery functionality


Ability to crawl Exchange


Ability to lock records at a point in time but
not prevent them from being further edited


Video


Video in search results


Video can from external sites like YouTube
can be displayed in an
IFrame

References


What’s New in Microsoft
SharePoint
Server
2013

http
://
office.microsoft.com/en
-
us/support/whats
-
new
-
in
-
microsoft
-
sharepoint
-
server
-
2013
-
HA102785546.aspx



What is
SkyDrive Pro?

http://
office.microsoft.com/en
-
us/sharepoint
-
server
-
help/what
-
is
-
skydrive
-
pro
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HA102822076.aspx?CTT=5&origin=HA102785546


Q & A