Architecting Portals and Collaboration Solutions with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

Code: 50051
Course duration: 2 days
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50051:Architecting Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Portals and Collaboration Solutions (2 Days)

About this Course

Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.

This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to design and architect portals and collaboration solutions based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for experienced technical and solution architects who have a minimum of four years experience with SharePoint Products and Technologies.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • At least two years working with SharePoint Products and Technologies in any of the following roles:
  • Solution architect
  • Technical architect
  • At least two years practical experience as a lead developer (or provided architectural guidance to lead developers) in development projects for SharePoint Products and Technologies.
  • Technical expertise in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • At least six months combined experience as a technical and solution architect for Office SharePoint Server 2007 projects.
  • Led consulting engagements that are focused on the search technologies of Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • Experience of gathering and analyzing customer requirements.
  • Completed course 5060A: Implementing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.
  • Completed course 5061A: Implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe a typical portal or collaboration solution and explain how one can be implemented with SharePoint Products and Technologies.
  • Architect a portal solution based on SharePoint Products and Technologies.
  • Include business intelligence features in a portal design.
  • Encourage collaboration by portal users.
  • Ensure a portal design scales to accommodate expected user demand.
  • Add custom solutions to a portal design.

Course Outline

Module 1: Portals and Collaboration Architecture

This module explains the collaboration features of Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Lessons

  • Portals and Collaboration Overview
  • Portal Physical Architecture

Lab : Using Portal and Collaboration Features

  • Exercise 1: Using Portal Site Templates
  • Exercise 2: Using Wikis
  • Exercise 3: Using a Team Blog

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe portals and collaboration solutions and the reasons for using them.
  • Describe the physical architecture of a portal.

Module 2: Architecting a Portal Solution

This module describes how to create an architectural proposal for a portal solution based on the requirements of all stakeholders.

Lessons

  • Architectural Patterns for Portals and Collaboration
  • Portals and Collaboration Logical Architecture

Lab : Architecting a Portal

  • Exercise 1: Investigating Functional Requirements for Your Portal
  • Exercise 2: Investigating Physical Requirements for Your Portal

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • List and describe common architectural patterns on which you can deploy SharePoint Products and Technologies.
  • Describe how you reach design decisions for the SharePoint Products and Technologies logical architecture.

Module 3: Including Business Intelligence in a Portal

This module describes how to design portals that enable key decision-makers to gain a view of the enterprise through business intelligence features.

Lessons

  • Gathering and Analyzing Data
  • Gathering Data from Line-of-Business Applications
  • Presenting Intelligence to Users

Lab : Planning and Using Business Intelligence

  • Exercise 1: Implementing Excel Services
  • Exercise 2: Creating an ADF Using the Microsoft Business Data Catalog Definition Editor
  • Exercise 3: Creating Business Intelligence Dashboards

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the data analysis tools available in Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • Describe how to use the Business Data Catalog (BDC) to integrate LOB data in Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • Explain how to present data to the correct users in the most effective manner.

Module 4: Facilitating Collaboration

This module describes how to design a portal that encourages users to collaborate and communicate.

Lessons

  • User Profiles and My Sites
  • Increasing Communication Between Users

Lab : Using Social Networking

  • Exercise 1: Importing User Profiles from Active Directory
  • Exercise 2: Enabling and Using My Sites

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the use of profiles and My Sites in a portal.
  • Describe the use and configuration of online presence and e-mail facilities.

Module 5: Capacity Planning and Performance Monitoring for Portals and Collaboration

This module describes how to ensure that your portal architecture responds well to the expected load from users.

Lessons

  • Estimating Capacity Requirements
  • Identifying Performance Bottlenecks for Portals

Lab : Using Portal and Collaboration Features

  • Exercise 1: Estimating Throughput for a Portal
  • Exercise 2: Diagnosing Bottlenecks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to estimate capacity requirements for an Office SharePoint Server 2007 portal and collaboration deployment.
  • Describe the major performance bottlenecks that you may experience on an Office SharePoint Server 2007 portal and collaboration deployment.

Module 6: Extending Portal and Collaboration Functionality

This module describes how to design a portal that includes custom features for collaboration.

Lessons

  • Using Custom Web Parts
  • Other Custom Solutions

Lab : Deploying a Custom Web Part by Using a Solution

  • Exercise 1: Completing the Solution XML Files
  • Exercise 2: Packaging the Solution
  • Exercise 3: Deploying the Solution and Using the Web Part

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how custom Web Parts can extend your portal.
  • Describe other techniques you can use to extend your portal.

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2019-08-28 09:00 to 2019-08-30 17:00
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2019-08-14 09:00 to 2019-08-16 17:00
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2019-08-09
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2019-07-25 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
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2019-07-19
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