Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Business Connectivity Services

Put your organization’s data to work with Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2010—and build valuable business solutions. Led by a team of SharePoint experts, you’ll learn how to integrate data from several systems—such as sales, accounting, and inventory—and then search, display, combine, and modify the information using code and no-code SharePoint solutions. This hands-on guide is ideal for SharePoint project managers, business analysts, architects, and administrators.

Create a central hub for your business data with SharePoint 2010

  • Access data from applications and databases using Business Connectivity Services
  • Create external lists in SharePoint to display your business data
  • Build dashboards to present charts and key performance indicators
  • Use business information offline with Microsoft Office applications
  • Create custom SharePoint applications to insert, modify, and delete business data
  • Populate SharePoint user profiles with information from several sources
  • Build Business Connectivity Service solutions in SharePoint Online

Table of Contents
Part I: Planning and Maintaining Business Connectivity Services
Chapter 1. Making SharePoint the Central Hub for Business
Chapter 2. Introducing Business Connectivity Services
Chapter 3. Creating and Maintaining Business Data Connectivity Service Applications
Chapter 4. Defining External System Connections Using SharePoint Designer

Part II: Presenting External Data
Chapter 5. Creating External Lists and Using External Data in Lists and Libraries
Chapter 6. Building Business Data Dashboards
Chapter 7. Using External Data with Office Client Applications
Chapter 8. Finding Information from External Systems
Chapter 9. Using External Data in User Profiles
Chapter 10. Exploring Office 365 and Connecting to External Data

Part III: Extending the Out-of-the-Box BCS Functionality
Chapter 11. Using Client-Side Code and External Data
Chapter 12. Building Server-Side BCS Solutions

Book Details

  • Paperback: 420 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (May 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735660182
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735660182
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