The capabilities of SharePoint 2010 work together to help your company quickly respond to changing business needs. Using SharePoint 2010, your people can share ideas and expertise, create custom solutions for specific needs, and find the right business information to make better decisions. For IT, SharePoint 2010 helps you cut training and maintenance costs, save time and effort, and focus on higher business priorities.
Composites | Access Services
Publish Access databases in SharePoint.
Sites | Accessibility
Use SharePoint more effectively with improved accessibility, including built-in support for keyboard navigation and support for industry-wide accessibility standards.
Communities | Blogs
Use the new SharePoint Ribbon to format blog text and easily upload images.
Composites | Browser-based Customizations
Customize pages and Web Parts to create Web sites that meet your specific business needs.
Composites | Business Connectivity Services
Work with external data, whether online or offline, in SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Office 2010 applications using Business Connectivity Services (BCS, formerly named the Business Data Catalog).
Insights | Business Intelligence Center
Use the examples in this dedicated SharePoint site template to help you get started with your Business Intelligence projects.
Communities | Colleague Suggestions
Keep your colleague network current with an automated service that suggests colleagues based on your reporting structure, communities membership, e-mail distribution lists, Office Communicator contact lists, and analysis of most common Office Outlook e-mail recipients.
Content | Compliance Everywhere
Manage versions, apply retention schedules, declare records, and place legal holds, whether you're dealing with traditional content, Web content, or social content.
Search | Contextual Search
Tailor different results and refinement options based on the profile of the user or audience.
Sites | Cross-Browser Support
Access SharePoint through Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari.
Insights | Dashboards
Create rich dashboards that convey the right information the first time, aggregating content from multiple sources and displaying it in a Web browser in an understandable and collaborate environment. Rich interactivity lets you to analyze up-to-the-minute information and work with the data quickly and easily to identify key opportunities and trends.
Insights | Decomposition Tree
Perform root cause analyses using powerful analytics to examine core data. View only the most pertinent information using the new Decomposition Tree.
Content | Document Sets
Create a Document Set to manage related content as a single entity, speeding up common processes like RFP responses.
Search | Metadata-driven Refinement
Use the new refinement panel in SharePoint 2010 to narrow the results of your search and find the right content faster.
Sites | Multilingual User Interface
Take advantage of out-of-the-box support for multilingual experiences in SharePoint 2010. Give your people language options in site navigation, menus, the SharePoint Ribbon, and customized list fields.
Communities | My Content
Centrally store and manage your documents, favorite links, personal blog, and wiki pages on the My Content section of your My Site. Customize your pages and set access and permission levels for any content in the section.
Communities | My Profile
Learn more about your colleagues with Profile pages. The My Profile page contains information about employees, including biographies, job titles, location, contact information, interests and skills, and previous projects.
Communities | Organization Browser
Navigate your organizational structure to see managers, peers, and direct reports.
Sites | Out-of-the-Box Web Parts
Use more than 40 out-of-the-box Web Parts to add functionality anywhere in a site with point-and-click simplicity.
Search | People and Expertise Search
Search for people by name or by associated terms.
Communities | Photos and Presence
Help people recognize each other with photos. Use presence to email, IM, or call someone with the click of a button.
Communities | Ratings
Rate SharePoint pages, lists, libraries, and individual documents with a five-star rating system.
Communities | Recent Activities
Let people know what you're up to with the Recent Activities feed on your profile page.
Composites | Sandboxed Solutions
Maintain security and manage system performance with Sandbox Solutions. Sandbox Solutions separate code from other processes, improving the security and helping you control resources and prevent performance problems.
Composites | SharePoint Designer
Deliver no-code customizations with the new tools in SharePoint Designer, including List and Content Type editors, reusable workflows, XSLT templates, and external content types.
Sites | SharePoint Health Analyzer
Quickly find and fix potential problems across all of the servers in your farm. The SharePoint Health Analyzer monitors farm health and can automatically fix many common configuration and performance problems.
Sites | SharePoint Ribbon
Quickly and easily find and use relevant features with the new contextual SharePoint Ribbon.
Composites | Silverlight Web Part
Upload Silverlight XAP applications to a document library and use them immediately with the built-in Silverlight Web Part.
Sites | Streamlined Central Administration
Manage SharePoint 2010 more efficiently with a streamlined administration experience. Use the SharePoint Ribbon to configure and manage your server farm.
Communities | Tags
Classify and organize large amounts of information in your company by applying tags. Use standardized taxonomy tags defined by the organization and informal social tags defined by employees.
Sites | Unattached Content Database Recovery
Temporarily mount an unattached content database and browse content, back up a site collection, or export sites and lists without a recovery farm.
Insights | Visio Services
Publish Visio 2010 diagrams to SharePoint 2010 to let your people view and refresh diagrams in a browser without opening Visio. Integrate diagrams into other SharePoint applications and develop rich mash-ups.
Sites | Visual Upgrade
Upgrade to SharePoint 2010 but keep the SharePoint 2007 look-and-feel until you are ready to switch. View a site with the SharePoint 2010 user interface before committing to it.
Sites | Web Parts
Use Web Parts to add new functionality to SharePoint sites. Add a Web Part to any page, and a the new functionality will appear when the page is displayed.
Communities | Wikis
Create pages that combine the ease of wikis with the functionality of Web Parts.
Sites | Windows PowerShell Support
Achieve greater control and productivity with Windows PowerShell, a command line shell and scripting language. SharePoint 2010 offers a snap-in so you can take advantage of PowerShell for your SharePoint deployments and manage your server farm and automate tasks with out-of-the-box cmdlets.