I MAGINE T HE P OSSIBILITIES T HE P OWER OF S HARE P OINT WITH A C USTOMIZED , U SER 0 F OCUSED I NTERFACE SharePoint in the Real World SharePoint in the Real World 2 W ELCOME This article represents the first installment in a series aimed at exploring Microsoft 9s SharePoint Products and Technologies (a term used to encompass both Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server) in real world scenarios. SharePoint is one of the fastest growing products in Microsoft 9s history 3 and one that only gets more important as time goes on. In 2005, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stated: SharePoint is the number one product at this point in the history of Microsoft.
We expect $400 million revenue from that product line - faster than any other product in Microsoft's history. i In addition, at the 2005 Professional Developer 9s Conference, Steven Sinofsky (Executive Vice President for the Office Division) stated: [Windows SharePoint Services] is at the core of every Microsoft collaboration and information-sharing web initiative With this kind of attention, a lot of people are asking what all of the ... more. less.