Top Articles from AvePoint Experts in 2013: Microsoft SharePoint Tips

Post Date: 12/16/2013
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Our “Top Articles from AvePoint Experts in 2013” continues today with more advice, considerations, and best practices from our team. The series compiles articles from throughout 2013 written by our subject matter experts on some of the most important enterprise collaboration topics. So far we’ve already shared articles on the topics of compliance, governance, infrastructure management, cloud computing, and productivity.

For this edition, we focus on Microsoft SharePoint tips. Read excerpts from articles published this year on the topic and follow the links for more. To learn how AvePoint can help maximize the value of your organization’s SharePoint investment, be sure to visit our website for more information.

4 Steps to Successful SharePoint Communities

By Jeremy Thake, AvePoint Vice President of Global Product Innovation and Microsoft SharePoint Most Valuable Professional

Organizations everywhere are deploying enterprise collaboration platforms like Microsoft SharePoint in the hopes of enabling employees to more easily work together to achieve common business goals. No doubt, SharePoint can help its users improve productivity through its capabilities for sharing and working on documents, and that’s why organizations, especially those on a global scale, are anxious to deploy it. To read more of this article, please visit

How Using SkyDrive Pro Helps SharePoint Adoption

By Jeremy Thake

One of the biggest obstacles to achieving greater enterprise collaboration is the use of an employee’s personal drive. What good does it do to have your documents saved to your personal drive when no one else in your company can access them to work on?

This forces people to email back and forth, creating a versioning nightmare, when there is a solution that can eliminate the chaos and make collaboration simple – organizational adoption of SkyDrive Pro. To read more of this article, please visit

File Shares & Microsoft SharePoint: Collaboration Without Limitations

By Eric Burniche, AvePoint Director of Product Marketing

File Shares can be a blessing and a curse when it comes to storing large quantities of data for business use. Yes, you enable a large number of users to access the data as if it were on their local machines, without actually having the data stored where disc space may be at a premium. But native management capabilities of file shares aren’t always ideal, so a third-party solution is necessary to fully optimize your file shares. To read more of this article, please visit Cloud News Daily.

Planning for SharePoint 2013? Make Sure You’ve Got Yammer on the Brain

By Jeremy Thake

A month ago Microsoft gave some insight into the roadmap for Yammer, providing a glimpse at what the future of Social could look like for SharePoint Online and SharePoint On-Premises.

The blog post, written by Jared Spataro, Senior Director, Microsoft Office Division, lays out exactly where Microsoft expects Yammer to go through the end of 2013, and presents a pretty compelling argument that the future of Social and SharePoint is through Yammer. So if you’re planning a 2013 environment and you’re wanting to incorporate Social capabilities, you should be looking at Yammer as that integration piece. To read more of this article, please visit CMSWire.

Striking a Balance Between Collaboration and Control

By Jeremy Thake

Adoption of enterprise collaboration management (ECM) software has been steadily on the rise over the last several years, as organisations worldwide hope to increase business productivity on a global scale. This is evidenced by Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management, which reports that the ECM market grew 7.2% in 2012 to reach a worldwide market size of $4.7 billion.

But what do those numbers really mean? To read more of this article, please visit

In his former role as Director of Communications, Franklin was responsible for increasing brand awareness across all AvePoint's digital properties.

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