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Office Productivity / Microsoft

Effective teamwork using SharePoint and Lync 2010

Learn how to effectively use Microsoft SharePoint and Lync 2010 to work better as a team

Description

During the past ten years technology has revolutionized the way we work together. Products such as Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Lync enable teams to easily collaborate and communicate with each other in real time. Even though these products are easy to get started with, you might not always know how to best use them in a business context to improve your, and your teams’ productivity. In this course you will learn from a business productivity expert how to use the full power of Microsoft SharePoint and Lync 2010 to collaborate and communicate more effectively. Among other things, you will learn how to get better coordinated as a team using shared task lists, how to produce higher quality documents by using publishing processes with version control and how to incorporate real-time communication into your daily work to get faster results. Instead of learning how to use individual features of these products, you will see how they can be used in real life by productivity expert Ulrika Hedlund.
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Curriculum

  • Introduction
    Welcome
    A short introduction of the course “Effective teamwork using SharePoint and Lync 2010” and the instructor Ulrika Hedlund.
    2:25
  • Sharing and collaborating using a SharePoint team site
    Introduction to SharePoint
    In this lecture you will get a quick introduction to Microsoft SharePoint.
    0:49
    Easily share pictures with colleagues
    In this lecture you will learn how to create a picture library in SharePoint to effectively share pictures with your colleagues.
    4:44
    Share business partner contacts with your team
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a contact library in SharePoint, how to modify the visible contact information and how to can connect the contact library to Outlook to easily copy and synchronize contacts.
    4:40
    Get coordinated using a shared task list
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a task list in SharePoint 2010, how to add tasks and assign tasks to other people and finally how to connect the shared task library to Outlook so that you can easily keep track of everyone’s action items.
    7:07
    Increase visibility by sharing your Excel data
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to import data from an Excel spreadsheet to a SharePoint list and how to make modifications to increase data quality.
    5:09
    Modify your data lists to provide additional insights
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to create and add different views to a list and also how to take the data offline.
    7:35
    Collaborate on a Word document with version control
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a document library with document versioning and how to add your own columns to create a structured publishing process.
    6:49
    Share notes with your team using OneNote
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to use a OneNote notebook in SharePoint to easily share notes.
    7:36
  • Gathering information using surveys
    Collect feedback using a survey
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a survey in SharePoint. You’ll learn how to add various types of questions, and then how to view a graphical summary of all of the responses. You’ll also learn how to export the responses into Excel for further analysis.
    6:49
    Add more flexibility with advanced surveys
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to create more advanced surveys in SharePoint. You’ll learn how to add multiple pages to your survey and how to include more advanced logic so that the question varies depending on the answer and how to use sets of data already available on your site in the survey, in order to save time.
    7:12
  • Adding sites to SharePoint
    Enhance communication by starting a blog
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a blog in SharePoint, how to add posts and how to configure user permissions.
    8:18
    Create and design a team site
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a team site, how to change the logo and site text and how to modify the navigation.
    7:05
  • Communicating in real time using Lync
    Improve efficiency using real-time communication
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to use Microsoft Lync 2010 to easily communicate with colleagues using instant messaging and voice calls to increase productivity.
    7:12
    Enrich communication using video conferencing
    In this lecture you’ll learn how to use Lync 2010 to convert a lengthy email discussion into a more productive video conference.
    6:44
  • Closing
    Summary
    Closing remarks.
    0:59

Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Content Management System (CMS)
  • Microsoft Sharepoint

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