Session 2: Configuring the Environment, Part I: Look and Feel and User Experience

Presented by: Ulysses Ludwig 

Running Time: 90 min

This session builds upon the foundation created in Session 1 by covering the process of installing and customizing the SharePoint software. Best practices and pitfalls will be covered from the installation process to creating the site collections and implementing effective navigation and branding.

  • Installation best practices and pitfalls to avoid
  • Customizing and optimizing the site structure
  • The challenges posed by multiple site collections and multiple farms
  • Using multiple content databases, the pros and cons
  • Notable service applications and their core best practices
  • Navigation best practices
  • Branding from 10,000 feet to 1,000 feet