When I ask someone, “Why is SharePoint great?” I typically hear an answer that relates to that individual’s specific problem. SharePoint is not just one feature, however. Nor is it an application you just install and use. Whether you are a supporter of SharePoint or not, the platform has its place and here’s my opinion on why SharePoint is so great.
Conversations with others always become my best blog posts. Let’s see if this is any different. Last night driving back from CloudShare, just as I polished off an awesome new permalink for mobile app dev. My buddy from Colorado called me. He is an IT pro, specifically specializing in network infrastructure. He works for an IT consulting firm who has many clients. Some that use SharePoint, some that don’t. What he was calling me about was my advice on setting up a SharePoint Farm. It started innocent enough.
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