SharePoint Server 2013 provides a comprehensive solution for connected information work that enables people to transform the way they work and suggests this release will offer extraordinary power for business information-gathering and decision-making.SharePoint Server 2013 provides strategic improvements in support of bottom-line business essentials—workflow, business intelligence, business connectivity services, mobile productivity, eDiscovery and more.
Some of the new capabilities for mobile with SharePoint 2013 include:
1. Mobile Productivity
3. Business Connectivity Services
5. Business intelligence content
SharePoint Server 2013 offers a new workflow service called Windows Azure Workflow.The good news is when running SharePoint 2013 Workflows you can create while loops in SharePoint Designer 2013 workflows.It offers intuitive workflow to users to develop their personal profiles, store content, and to be up-to-date with interesting feeds experience.
In SharePoint Server 2013, the business intelligence (BI) tools have been fine-tuned for better performance and integration with business tools including the Microsoft Office productivity suite.Features include:
• Power View Changes
• Power Pivot Changes
• Excel Services
Microblogging helps easily uploading relevant videos, links, business files, and images. You can also add attachments to questions, comments, and answers.Receive an optional, daily email digest of all microblogging and social collaboration activity.Use APIs for publishing social collaboration and microblogging activities and retrieving activity stream data and details on users.
Site-based management and collaboration for eDiscovery cases with statistical tracking.All sites are accessed through a common portal (the eDiscovery Center) for search.Query-building enables authorized users to define a scope for searching held resources.
SharePoint Server 2013 now features contemporary viewing capabilities and productivity enhancements across various mobile platforms (Windows; iOS; Android).The optimized mobile browser addition is an exciting and necessary feature of SharePoint 2013, and will be the area of focus on for this entry.
Business Connectivity Services
BCS and SharePoint 2013 allow for the creation of associations which map fields in an external data source to columns in an External Content Typeand easy-to-use bits of functionality designed for end users. Databases can accessible via the powerful SharePoint Search capabilities.