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Top 10 tips for success with SharePoint: #4

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Play to its strengths - My next tip for success with SharePoint is a deceptively simple one.  While accepting that SharePoint has its weaknesses, success accrues from deliberately playing to the application’s many strengths.  Well d’uh, I hear some of you say. Bear with me – my point is acceptable I think, because many deployments I’ve seen simply don’t do this. They do the obvious – for example, “we’ve installed Team Sites for collaboration” or “we’ve rolled out SharePoint for document management” – but usually they haven’t moved far beyond this and found ways to leverage the platform’s strengths to truly make SharePoint a great fit for their environment.