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Using SharePoint search in the enterprise
This article is part of the April 2009 issue of SharePoint Insider
To get the most out of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, you have to know the technology well and have a keen sense of your organization's business needs. Having the creative know-how to mesh the two is a big help too. There are many features of SharePoint -- search is just one of them. SharePoint search features allows users to index content, file shares, public folders, websites and even external databases. In order to go from business to benefit with search, organizations need to know these three ways to use SharePoint search: rediscovery, research and prediction. Using SharePoint search for rediscovery When users try to locate a document that they know is out there somewhere, they'll be using SharePoint search for rediscovery. More on using SharePoint search and MOSS 2007 SharePoint enterprise search gets boost from governance planning Create custom global search scopes in Microsoft SharePoint 2007 To get the most out of rediscovery, businesses must first define multiple search scopes that then show up for users in a...
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