It is specifically designed to meet these goals:
Partners, Customers, Vendors, Independent Software Vendor
(ISV) make use of MOSS 2007 in order to build solutions for business and
technical requirements of respective organizations. As a result efficiency of
information employees, Business Development Managers (BDMs) is improved at the
The six building blocks of MOSS 2007 can be categorized as
The design goals for collaborative solutions include
provision for Collaboration-oriented base framework as team. These solutions
are interoperable with communication technologies. These solutions include
extended features that enable information to collaborate in intuitive and
efficient ways. An example of these solutions is integrating Workspaces, E-Mail
integration, Outlook integration, Project management "lite," Offline
documents/lists, Tasks, Forums, Surveys, Blogs, RSS and Wikis.
The design goals for portal solutions focused on providing accurate,
relevant information in a timely, effective and context-sensitive manner. Due
to this feature Employees have the required tools and information to undertake
their role-specific/job specific tasks. These solutions are integrated with
Windows Share Point Services.
Some of the examples of portal solutions are Topics, Site
Directory, People and Expertise Search:
People specific search "tab," Social network support, My Site, Improved Public Page, Personal homepage, Targeting and personalization, Easier
targeting – Distribution lists and Security Groups, Profile store improvements,
Scalability, flexible schema, LDAP synchronization
Enterprise Search Solutions
The design goals for enterprise search solutions include
ensuring that information workers have access to appropriate information,
content, and people to efficiently perform their tasks. A well-designed
search-and-indexing strategy provides adequate and appropriate search results.
There are ways to programmatically admin the enterprise
Content Management Solutions
The design goals for content management solutions include
providing robust and flexible frameworks which in turn help organizations
manage every aspect of their content processes and life cycles, such as
managing documents, records, and Web-based content.
Business Forms Solutions
The design goals for forms solutions include streamlining,
consolidating, and automating data capture processes so that business processes
can run smoothly and efficiently.
Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions
The design goals for business intelligence solutions include
providing features and technologies that enable business decision makers to
make informed decisions on the basis of easy data access and robust data analysis.
MOSS 2007 provides these solutions with the help of Excel client/services, Dash
Boards and KPI's.
The need for Excel client is for creating the spreadsheets
and then it is published to the MOSS 2007 document libraries. The Excel
Services provides the necessary features for displaying the Excel files as
reports or customized manner in the web browser.
Dashboard provides optimized analysis of data by the end
user. They also make the information relevant within in the reports. This data
can be stored in the form of Aggregate workbooks, reports, scorecards, etc.