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SharePoint: SharePoint Portal Server Makes Your Intranet More Manageable and Easier to Navigate

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Most large organizations have mounds of disjointed information in a variety of formats spread out across an enterprise. To make the most efficient use of that information, it must be readily accessible, easy to identify, and simple to navigate. SharePoint Portal Server 2001 unifies information by allowing members of any organization to create, share, and publish documents from a single access point. This article covers the services in SPS that can help an organization improve workflow and information management.

Darrin Bishop

MSDN Magazine September 2001

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