Taking SharePoint Files Offline – When to use Outlook 2007, Groove 2007 and/or OneNote 2007

Aim This blog post aims to compare how Outlook 2007, Groove 2007 and OneNote 2007 enable users to take files offline from SharePoint. Hopefully, this will be useful for those who work remotely (away from ‘the office’) but want to view, edit and update documents and/or list items stored in SharePoint without having to use…

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Groove 2007 vs MOSS 2007 vs WSS 3.0 vs Communicator 2007 (Part 6)

This posts follows on from Post 5 and is part of a 6 part series of posts. Conclusion After reviewing Posts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 I have come to the conclusion that:   ·  Groove 2007 is suitable for short-term projects in which teams are small, have limited network connection or are geographically spread…


Groove 2007 vs MOSS 2007 vs WSS 3.0 vs Communicator 2007 (Part 5)

This posts follows on from Post 4 and is part of a 6 part series of posts. It is best to use Groove 2007: ·  In short-term projects when sharing information and creating documents quickly is important. ·  In small teams performing project-centric work. ·  When the end user wants to produce documents and share them with…

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Groove 2007 vs MOSS 2007 vs WSS 3.0 vs Communicator 2007 (Part 4)

This posts follows on from Post 3 and is part of a 6 part series of posts. When to use each product The combination of features (described in Post 2) and implementation methods (described in Post 3) possessed by each product make them appropriate for different scenarios.  The illustration below shows a spectrum of collaborative scenarios and where…


Groove 2007 vs MOSS 2007 vs WSS 3.0 vs Communicator 2007 (Part 3)

This posts follows on from Post 2 and is part of a 6 part series of posts. Product Implementation The matrix below aims to succinctly compare how Communicator 2007, Groove 2007, WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 are implemented architecturally. Functionality Communicator 2007 / OCS 2007 Groove 2007 / Groove Server 2007 WSS 3.0 MOSS 2007 Client install…


Groove 2007 vs MOSS 2007 vs WSS 3.0 vs Communicator 2007 (Part 2)

This post follows on from Post 1 and is part of a 6 part series of posts. Collaborative Functionality The matrix below aims to succinctly compare Communicator 2007, Groove 2007, WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 in terms of collaborative functionality. Functionality Communicator 2007 / OCS 2007 Groove 2007 / Groove Server 2007 WSS 3.0 MOSS 2007…

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Groove 2007 vs MOSS 2007 vs WSS 3.0 vs Communicator 2007 (Part 1)

This is the first of a series of 6 posts. Aim of post series To compare Groove 2007, MOSS 2007, WSS 3.0 and Communicator 2007 and provide advice on when to use each product. Current Confusion There are several Microsoft collaborative products on the market, including: 1.       Groove 2007 (and Groove Server or Groove Services 2007) 2.      …

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Hello World

Hello and welcome! This blog has been created by James Kemp, a SharePoint consultant from Microsoft UK. Over the next few weeks I hope to post lots of useful information about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007, Windows SharePoint Services (WSS 3.0) and other collaborative technologies. Please stay tuned, James