Ways to work with SharePoint

SharePoint enables organizations to find solutions to common business problems using ready-made web parts and applications. Your unique business scenarios will determine the type of site and web parts that will be used. Use this guide to help you understand how to leverage SharePoint features to inform and engage your organization, collaborate with your team, and build community and culture.

There are several resources to inspire your next SharePoint site - like the SharePoint look book and Guided walkthroughs.

How can I use SharePoint?

Review the example stories below to learn more about the site creation process for popular scenarios like new employee onboarding. Use the stories to see how different types of roles and departments within any organization can work together to meet the needs of their users and business objectives. Understand the site creation stages - plan, build, and manage - and the types of tasks in each stage. Then, get started creating your SharePoint site.

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Product launch

Learn how a marketing manager creates an internal site for increasing employee awareness and readiness to support an upcoming product launch.

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New employee onboarding 

See how a HR manager creates a site for new hires to improve new employee satisfaction and retention.

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Employee resource groups

Learn how a passionate employee creates a new corporate community group to empower others.

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Team collaboration

See how a product manager creates a project specific team site and Microsoft Teams collaboration space to expedite the launch of a new product.

More site creation resources:

Plan your SharePoint communication site

Video: Create a team or communication site

Get inspired with the SharePoint look book

Guided Walkthroughs: Creating sites

Microsoft 365 productivity library

Modern workplace training 

Microsoft Tech Community - Driving adoption

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