Solutions for the real world in SharePoint 2013

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Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2016-12-16

Summary: SharePoint 2013 can provide solutions to many common business problems. Use these resources to explore real-world scenarios.

The following scenarios and solutions in SharePoint 2013 are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.


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Business intelligence scenarios and solutions

Learn about using SharePoint 2013 to create solutions for business intelligence.

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Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2013

Learn about hybrid for SharePoint Server and Microsoft Office 365 - SharePoint Online.


How to build a social media-sharing site in SharePoint 2013 (white paper)

Learn how to build a social media-sharing site in SharePoint 2013.

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OBSOLETE Redirect users to Office 365 with OneDrive for Business

Learn how to give users access to their documents from anywhere by connecting your on-premises SharePoint Server 2013 environment with OneDrive for Business in Office 365.

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Web content management scenarios in SharePoint Server 2013

Learn how to develop web content management scenarios through several “how to” articles series that describe how you can set up a site in SharePoint Server 2013 by using different web content management features.

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Search center scenarios in SharePoint 2013

Learn how to develop Search Center scenarios through several “how to” articles that describe how you can set up and customize a Search Center in SharePoint 2013.

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Integrate Yammer with on-premises SharePoint 2013 environments

Learn how to add Yammer functionality to your SharePoint environment or how to replace SharePoint Newsfeeds with Yammer.

The following resources about scenarios and solutions for SharePoint 2013 are available from other subject matter experts.


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Visit the TechCenter and resource centers to access videos, community sites, documentation, and more.

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  • Find developer resources for SharePoint 2013, including code samples, training, and SDKs.

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  • Keep up with news from the teams that create and document SharePoint 2013.