Further on the Product Roadmap for SharePoint Forms, from InfoPath 2013 and Forward

InfoPath 2013 will be the last client for this attempt, by Microsoft®, to equip SharePoint with a full-featured forms design, publishing, and management capability. But there is a roadmap, going forward, for SharePoint forms. Some points on this roadmap were presented at SharePoint Conference 2014 in a session titled “Update on InfoPath and SharePoint Forms”. Sonya Koptyev, Senior Product Marketing Manager, explained some of the drivers impacting on how Microsoft will likely proceed as the new forms publishing capability is rolled out.: “People expect, their devices, their processes, and their data to be everywhere . . . So awareness is…
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Microsoft Offers InfoPath Consumers a Glimpse at the Future of Forms for SharePoint

On the second day of SharePoint® Conference 2014, in a session devoted to InfoPath forms, Greg Lindhorst and Sonya Koptyev, Senior Product Marketing Manager, both of Microsoft®, offered consumers of this popular SharePoint feature a glimpse at the roadmap for the near term future for SharePoint forms. The title for the Koptyev and Lindhorst session is Update on InfoPath and SharePoint Forms If any readers are not yet aware, it’s worth noting Microsoft’s decision to sunset InfoPath as a product. The InfoPath 2013 version will be the last for this very popular product line. SharePoint-Videos.com offers an extensive set of…
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InfoPath 2013 Will Be the Last Desktop Client for this Application, What are Businesses in Need of a No-Code Forms Engine for On Premises Systems to Do?

On February 5, 2014, Gayan Peiris, a Microsoft(R) SharePoint Technology Specialist based in Australia published a very short post to MSDN’s SharePoint Blog. The title of the post is “Update on InfoPath and SharePoint Forms”. The one sentence in the post sure to be “heard round the world” reads as follows: “In an effort to streamline our investments and deliver a more integrated Office forms user experience, we’re retiring InfoPath and investing in new forms technology across SharePoint, Access, and Word.” So what is a business committed to an on premise engine for building no-code forms to do? In anticipation…
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