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As you already know Microsoft introduced new coming version
of SharePoint - SharePoint 2013. With this platform and its enhancements you
will get the ability to collaborate, set up web sites to share information with
others, manage documents from start to finish, and publish reports even more
effective. SharePoint 2013 has been optimized for the way people work and
provides people with a familiar, consistent view of information, process and
easily-managed, integrated platform which is comprehensive and will meet all
your business needs.
Microsoft improved the existing capabilities of SharePoint
platform and added a number of new features.
New Metro UI
SharePoint 2013 has the new, radical UI design in Metro
SharePoint 2013 offer s an improved process for designing a
public-facing internet site or an internal-facing intranet site with
pixel-perfect branding. It minimizes the
amount of SharePoint knowledge to design and brand a SharePoint site successfully.
You can use SkyDrive now. It is Microsoft's cloud storage
mechanism for consumers. SkyDrive helps you to work with your documents in
SharePoint - save, sync, share and collaborate and, what is more, to get the
documents offline in the Windows Explorer, Office applications and so on.
Cloud App Model
Share Point 2013 introduces a Cloud App Model that enables
you to create apps. Lists, libraries, calendars, workflows, and site pages are called
"Apps" now. You can easily add them to your SharePoint site. An app may also surface a remote web
application and remote data in SharePoint. There are a lot of benefits of such
solution vs classic one.
Users now can have one of the following views:
Contemporary view - is available to Mobile Internet Explorer
version 9.0 or later versions for Windows Phone 7.5, Safari version 4.0 or
later versions for iPhone 4.0, and the Android browser for Android 4.0 or later
Classic view - is identical to the mobile browser experience
of SharePoint 2010.
Full-screen UI - you can also have a full desktop view of a
SharePoint site on a smartphone device.
New Cleaner Ribbon
SharePoint 2013 add new fascinating capabilities for
communities - micro blogs, activity
feeds, community sites, Following, Likes and Reputations.
Search in SharePoint 2013 now includes several enhancements,
custom content processing with the Content Enrichment web service, and a new
framework for presenting search result types. SharePoint 2013 additionally adds
new Content Search Web Part - which makes search experience even more
New Rich Workflows
SharePoint 2013 has a new power and flexibility to workflow authoring.
You can use SharePoint Designer 2013 to author powerful workflows, and a new
set of Visual Studio 2012 workflow project templates let developers access more
sophisticated features like custom actions.
In SharePoint 2013 BCS (Business Connectivity Services) are improved and enhanced in many ways,
including OData connectivity, external events, external data in apps, filtering
and sorting, support for REST, and others.
New in Application
New for SharePoint is the Machine Translation Service, which
translates sites, documents, and streams for multilingual support. SharePoint
2013 also includes Access Services and a new data access model. SharePoint 2013
has now Word Automation Services which you can use to convert files and stream
to other formats. PowerPoint Automation Services are also new for SharePoint.
SharePoint, additionally, provides data analysis tools, like
PerformancePoint Services and Visio Services that enable business intelligence,
and powerful new features in Excel Services.
New great feature which serves for removing file duplicates
and reducing the amount of content sent across the wire.
So, as you can changes in SharePoint are numerous. This new
features and capabilities will help you to get new powerful SharePoint
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