Productivity solutions in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016

In this sample chapter from Exam Ref 70-339 Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016, explore upgrade methods, customizations, and functionality provided within the SharePoint farm itself to improve productivity and business processes.

Business Connectivity Services hybrid

In this chapter, you will learn what Microsoft SharePoint Business Connectivity Services (BCS) offers in a hybrid context, its usage scenarios, authentication flow, and configuration in a sample on-premises application. Microsoft cloud technology experts Ben Curry and Brian Laws explain requirements for a BCS hybrid solution with step-by-step procedures on the configuration process.

Bill Baer on Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid

Last week, Microsoft Press published Jeremy Taylor’s Planning and Preparing for Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid, a free ebook that covers SharePoint Hybrid’s foundational topics. Today we’re happy to share the book’s Foreword, by Bill Baer (Microsoft SharePoint Senior Product Manager), in which Bill describes the importance of SharePoint Hybrid.

Sample chapter: Provision SharePoint Online Site Collections

Understanding how to configure and manage SharePoint Online site collections is critical for an Office 365 administrator. This chapter from Exam Ref 70-347 Enabling Office 365 Services covers how to configure external user sharing, create SharePoint site collection, and plan a collaboration solution. SharePoint Online allows collaboration for people within an organization, and also allows…