Practice Accelerator for SharePoint 2013
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Practice Accelerator for SharePoint 2013

Take Practice Accelerator for SharePoint 2013: Search, Social, Collaboration, and Portals to ensure you are prepared to plan for and deploy Microsoft SharePoint 2013 technology. Through this training, you will learn how you can help customers reduce costs, improve operational efficiencies, and drive business agility by delivering a solution that takes advantage of industry-leading architectures and principles.

Practice Accelerator for SharePoint 2013 is a comprehensive set of reusable tools and best practices that can help you identify customer requirements and project scope, analyze customer needs, and deploy solutions built on SharePoint 2013.


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About this Practice Accelerator

  • Delivery format: Virtual, instructor-led, live training sessions over an eight-hour period. Select a language from the options listed in the “Register now” section for specific dates and times.
  • Cost: Five partner advisory hours will be deducted from your company’s account when you register.
  • What you get: Reusable tools and templates that can be used in customer engagements. Review the Practice Accelerator for SharePoint 2013 data sheet for a complete list.
  • How to register: Select a language from the list in the “Register now” section. You must be signed in with a Microsoft account that is associated with a company that has a silver or gold competency. If your company has available advisory hours but has not attained a competency, contact Partner Technical Services for help with registration.

Participant expectations

Practice Accelerator provides intermediate- to advanced-level training for partners interested in designing and implementing SharePoint 2013 solutions. Ideal candidates are experienced professionals such as practice managers, solution sellers, technical specialists, service engineers, and technical consultants.

Recommended knowledge and experience

Participants are expected to have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Understanding of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 architecture design
  • Understanding of SharePoint features and functionalities
  • Experience deploying SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010
  • Experience administering SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010
  • Completion of SharePoint 2013 training for IT pros

Course outline


Architecture and design best practices

  • Introduction to the architectural changes and enhancements introduced in SharePoint 2013
  • Best practices for sizing and capacity planning

Designing search for SharePoint 2013
  • SharePoint search planning and best practices
  • Recorded demo

Designing social for SharePoint 2013
  • Planning for social computing with SharePoint 2013
  • Recorded demo

Designing content management with SharePoint 2013
  • eDiscovery improvements
  • Site mailbox considerations
  • Other areas of consideration

Upgrading to SharePoint 2013
  • Best practices for upgrading to SharePoint 2013 from previous versions
  • Recorded demos

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