Access "Developing an InfoPath development strategy"
This article is part of the September 2009 issue of Creating an InfoPath development strategy
InfoPath Services, part of the enterprise edition of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS), provides a powerful set of functionality that allows developers and power end users to quickly create online forms. InfoPath is a powerful tool, and even inexperienced users can create and publish an online form in less than an hour. Like many SharePoint features, however, the most obvious path forward with this tool is not necessarily the best path. Learn how to incorporate practices into your InfoPath forms development process that will provide enduring benefits for your personal productivity and for your company. InfoPath forms are nearly always tied to a business processes that combine rich data entry, a well defined and tightly managed business process, automated notifications for approvals /dispositions and reporting. In SharePoint terms, these map nicely to InfoPath (rich data entry), workflow (managed business process) and views on libraries and lists (for reporting). For time-sensitive processes where money or jobs are on the line, throw in some key ... Access >>>
Premium Content for Free.
Developing an InfoPath development strategy
by Paul Galvin, Contributor
Put a plan of best practices in place to get the most out of this powerful SharePoint tool.
Suppressing a SharePoint rebellion
by Brien M. Posey, Contributor
What if no one is taking your SharePoint governance policies seriously? Use these techniques to regain control.
- Developing an InfoPath development strategy by Paul Galvin, Contributor
How much SharePoint data can you risk losing?
by Ross Mistry and Shirmattie Seenarine
SharePoint administrators can minimize data loss by selecting the appropriate SQL Server recovery model.
- How much SharePoint data can you risk losing? by Ross Mistry and Shirmattie Seenarine
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
Creating an ECM strategy: Tips and advice
Enterprise content management (ECM) systems can help organizations keep better track of documents, emails and other important unstructured ...
Developing a SharePoint collaboration strategy that gets results
Consult this white paper to determine whether it's time to upgrade to a newer version of SharePoint now that SharePoint 2013 is available. Creating ...
Enterprise social: Building the business case and getting started
While many organizations are realizing the benefits of enterprise social media and the tools that make it possible, it’s important to understand the ...