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Business Connectivity Service (BCS): The Swiss Army Knife Of SharePoint Features

A session at SharePoint Fest Chicago 2015

  • Ryan Corliss

Wednesday 9th December, 2015

11:20am to 12:30pm (CST)

Business Connectivity Services is how we integrate various lines of business system data and incorporate that into our SharePoint sites. With this feature, users can create a multitude of solutions to meet various business needs throughout your enterprise. Incorporating enterprise business data into SharePoint is a powerful way to create user adoption and gain a single point of entry for a wealth of information.

Join Rightpoint’s Ryan Corliss as he walks us through the concepts of:

External content types
External lists
Searching external business data
How to integrate and sync people directory data into the user profile service
Data Page Web Parts

About the speaker

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Ryan Corliss

SharePoint Architect for Rightpoint

Ryan is a SharePoint Architect with Rightpoint with over 11 years of experience in system infrastructure, application models, information taxonomies, requirement analysis, and implementing user experience designs. He began supporting web application solutions at Starbucks Coffee Company in 2004 on WSS 2003 and designed and implemented his first real SharePoint solution that reached over 100,000 store users worldwide leveraged on MOSS 2007. Ryan moved to Chicago in early 2008 and began consulting as a full time SharePoint Architect. For the past 7 years, he has worked for some of the top fortune 500 companies in designing their intranets, extranets, and public facing sites. His passion for all-things-SharePoint has only grown stronger and leverages his wealth of industry experience and technology know-how in working to simplify implementation processes and help others with their learning.

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