Determine organization and user needs (Windows SharePoint Services)
Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
Topic Last Modified: 2006-09-07
Each organization is looking for a solution that meets its unique requirements. This chapter helps you identify your organization's requirements and determine which capabilities within Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 can help you meet those requirements.
Whether you are a small business or department-level organization that wants to quickly set up a place to share ideas or information, or a hosting company that wants to sell services to other organizations, the information in this chapter helps you determine the specific objectives for your sites, which capabilities to enable, and how to plan for your specific sets of users.
Determine organization and user needs by using the following articles:
Determine objectives for sites helps you identify some primary objectives for your SharePoint sites and consider the environments in which the sites will be used.
Determine user needs and features to use helps you identify user needs and then map those user needs to features that you want to use in your sites.
Determine number of users and user types helps you determine server capacity and any special features or settings you need to incorporate into your sites.