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The Story of SharePoint 2013

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Once upon a time, there was SharePoint and her four sons 2001, 2003, 2007, and 2010. They were preparing a coming out party for their young lady sister 2013. They wrote an invitation and came up with top 5 virtues she possesses.

Attention All
In the world of SharePoint
Not so far away
Lives public beta 2013

Top 5 for SharePoint 2013
1. Usability
2. MySite and Social
3. Apps
4. Channels and Image Renditions
5. Search and metadata driven navigation


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