Put your organization’s data to work with Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2010—and build valuable business solutions. Led by a team of SharePoint experts, you’ll learn how to integrate data from several systems—such as sales, accounting, and inventory—and then search, display, combine, and modify the information using code and no-code SharePoint solutions. This hands-on guide is ideal for SharePoint project managers, business analysts, architects, and administrators.
Create a central hub for your business data with SharePoint 2010
Access data from applications and databases using Business Connectivity Services
Create external lists in SharePoint to display your business data
Build dashboards to present charts and key performance indicators
Use business information offline with Microsoft Office applications
Create custom SharePoint applications to insert, modify, and delete business data
Populate SharePoint user profiles with information from several sources
Build Business Connectivity Service solutions in SharePoint Online
Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Business Connectivity Services
Penelope Coventry is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Microsoft SharePoint Server, and an independent consultant based in the United Kingdom, with more than 30 years of industry experience. She focuses on the design, implementation, and development of SharePoint technology–based solutions. She has worked with SharePoint since 2001.
Brett Lonsdale is a specialist in the Business Data Catalog for SharePoint 2007 and Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2010. Brett authored the “Developers Guide to SharePoint 2007 Business Data Catalog,” and is also the co-owner of a SharePoint Web parts and tools company.