If you are planning on attending Microsoft Ignite don’t miss the SharePoint 2016 preview

It is official. In a post to the Office blog titled World’s largest SharePint? It will happen ‘all week’ at Microsoft Ignite!, the SharePoint Team has announced a big presentation for this year’s all-in-one Office conference: a preview of SharePoint 2016. Just as the name implies, SharePoint 2016 is the next generation on-premises server for Microsoft’s SharePoint computing platform. We here at VisualSP are especially enthused about this opportunity. After all, our Help System for SharePoint has been optimized for Microsoft’s on-premises SharePoint 2010 and 2013 servers. Now, with SharePoint 2016 coming into view, we can’t wait to present the…
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It helps migration planning to understand SharePoint is a computing platform

Technical personnel usually understand the substantially different set of factors included in a computing platform migration from those associated with individual software solutions. But business stakeholders in the plan should also gain an understanding if plans are to be correctly architected, meaning built in a manner promising success. SharePoint is a computing platform upon which other applications operate. When SharePoint is looked at from this angle, it is directly comparable with other computing platforms built to support successful efforts at enterprise content management (ECM), enterprise document management (EDM), and even plain Intranet computing. The list of other solutions in this…
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The objective for a hybrid cloud computing solution should be to bring on-premises and cloud computing together

Early into a one hour presentation on hybrid computing scenarios for SharePoint 2013 on-premises, and Office 365, Paolo Pialorsi states an objective most organizations will likely implement when they embark on a hybrid cloud computing project — to build an integrated computing solution from cloud and on-premises components. The title of Pialorsi’s presentation is Overview of Microsoft SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 Hybrid Scenarios. He points to two prime areas where hybrid computing scenarios will likely make sense: enterprise search, and any services built with Business Connectivity Services (BCS). The latter usually pop up for organizations needing to pull external…
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