What’s New in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 Architecture

  • In general model has stayed same as in previous version
  • Numerous platform level improvements and new capabilities
    • Shredded Storage
    • SQL Improvements
    • Cache Service
    • Request Management
    • Themes
    • Sharing
Service applications in SharePoint 2013
  • New service applications available and improvements on existing ones
  • Office Web Apps is no longer a service application
  • Web Analytics is no longer service application, it’s part of search
 Enterprise Content Management
  • Site-level retention policies
    • Compliance levels extended to sites
    • Policies include:
      • Retention policy for sites and Team Mailbox associated with site
      • Project closure and expiration policy
  • Discovery Center
    • Designed for managing discovery cases and holds
    • Establishes a portal through which you can access discovery cases to conduct searches, place content on hold, and export content
  • eDiscovery capablities
    • Support for searching and exporting content from file shares
    • Export discovered content from Exchange and SharePoint
  • Team folders
    • Seemless integration of Exchange and SharePoint to provide best of both world and end user flexibility
   Web Content Management
  • Support the tools and workflows designers use
  • Variations & Content Translation
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Cross Site Publishing
  • Video & Embedding
  • Image renditions
  • Clean Urls
  • Metadata navigation
  • Microblogging
    • Share content, links, and media
    • Follow people, sites, content, and conversations
  • Activity Feeds
    • Provides a view into recent activity related to content, links, media, and people
  • New Search architecture with one unified search
  • Personalized search results based on search history
  • Rich contextual previews
Business Intelligence
  • Excel BI
    • Instant analysis through In Memory BI Engine
    • Power View Add-in
  • Excel Services
    • Improved data exploration
    • Field List and Field Well Support
    • Calculated Measures and Members
    • Enhanced Timeline Controls
  • PerformancePoint Services
    • Filter enhancements and Filter search
    • Dashboard migration
    • Support for Analysis Services Effective User
  • Visio Services
    • Refresh data from external sources – BCS and Azure SQL
    • Supports comments on Visio Drawings
    • Maximum Cache Size service parameter
      • Health Analyzer Rules to report on Maximum Cache Size
  • Classic and Contemporary views for mobile browsers
  • Automatic Mobile Browser Redirection
  • Target different designs based on user agent string
  • Office Mobile Web Apps
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • Word
  • Push notifications


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