A Drupal SharePoint integration is usually marked by a public facing website for anonymous users built on Drupal, combined with SharePoint intranet that is used for document management and internal collaboration by authenticated employees. This integration helps to play the strengths of both the platforms. SharePoint connects enterprise resources, and gives enterprises the benefits of structured processes and leveraged existing IT systems while Drupal provides dynamic websites and content management with easy authoring, multisite and multilingual capabilities. Thus, you get out of the box Microsoft products and clearly make SharePoint appealing.
There is a possibility for people misunderstanding SharePoint and Drupal as competing products. Since both are utilizing same technology stack, there is a chance that one might overlook the use cases and target audience and confuse decision makers while picking the right platform. Most organizations will have public facing website targeting mainly anonymous users and intranet for collaboration targeting internal authenticated employees which has two different purposes. This is where Drupal and SharePoint has to play a complementing role. In this blog we try to clarify this dilemma.
In many intranet implementations we got involved with in the past, we noticed that organizations plan and execute well at the scope and technology level. However, they fail to get enough user adoption to the newly implemented platform or process change as expected. When we juxtapose successful and not so successful intranet implementations, in our experience, we could identify that the organizations primarily focus on selecting a particular platform such as SharePoint, Liferay etc., and technology related matters instead of focusing on what really matters to the users. Read more of this article »
Our primary focus being SharePoint, we have decided to build our company’s website as a SharePoint Online public facing site in Office365. However it was more challenging than we initially thought. We came across many roadblocks and would like to share our experiences in this post to educate our readers.
Here we go…In this post we have come up with our first set of observations for the much awaited SharePoint 2016. As our blog readers are already aware, we are trying out the beta version of the SharePoint 2016. So we thought of starting this series of postings to share our findings.
I. Advent of SharePoint 2016
We are ready for the next wave of Microsoft SharePoint. Yes you guessed it right. SharePoint 2016!!!
We are involved with the beta version of the SharePoint 2016 and will be posting more updates soon. We have many clients waiting for the release of SharePoint 2016 and we are making ourselves well equipped to provide exceptional service and expertise to our clients.