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This article is part of the August 2010 issue of Tips for advanced SharePoint workflow reports
Microsoft InfoPath 2010 helps organizations streamline business processes and design sophisticated electronic forms. Although InfoPath can be a pretty handy feature, it’s often underused. Even when enterprises do take advantage of its functions, InfoPath isn’t always used as well as it could be. It’s easy to slap a form together quickly, but a little extra knowledge can go a long way to turn InfoPath into a valuable business tool. Some great benefits of InfoPath include reduced maintenance costs and frustration, content end users, more flexible forms and more comprehensive enterprise solutions. Some InfoPath best practices include devising a naming convention and sticking to it, building a standard template and creating self-documenting forms. Take them one-by-one until you’ve incorporated them into the blood stream of your daily development cycle and then build upon them over time. Best Practice #1: Naming and grouping conventions As with so many SharePoint functions, it’s really easy to create your first InfoPath form. Fire up InfoPath, drag a few controls... Access >>>
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