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How SharePoint Works

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Finally, I found an article about How SharePoint Works! I installed SharePoint Portal Server a few weeks back at work. And for the past couple weeks, I’ve just kind of stared dumb-founded at it. There are several blogs out there about SharePoint and tons of information on MS’ site, but I couldn’t find a “getting started” guide, or a “what the heck the beast is that you just installed” guide. The one mentioned above comes close, though - it gives me a really good idea of how it all works, so I can then understand it. A few hours of fiddling has also helped.

It looks like SharePoint can be an immensely powerful product for a business that is still using network file shares and email for storing and communicating information…