Wave 15 is upon us with a technical preview for “a select group of customers under non-disclosure agreements”. It promises an overhaul of a full range of products from server operating systems, Office, cloud offerings, mobile, Lync… and SharePoint.
Here is a link to the announcement:
Speculation includes a SharePoint Apps Marketplace, revamped social media, a public beta this summer, and release by the end of the 2012.
Beyond speculation, there are some core features and functionality Microsoft must put in place in order to satisfy a user base hungry to utilize and not “develop” the platform (another post will detail out the role of development in SharePoint… hint! develop as an escalation point/when a technical gap exists).
Key “Must Haves”are as follows:
- Cross Site Collection Navigation
- Cross Site Collection Web Parts/Content Rollups
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