Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again
MARCH 12, 2009
SharePoint is a product mashup of sorts. In 2003, the first iteration of a "platform mashup" occurred with SharePoint 2003 that joined Windows SharePoint Services (the evolution of STS) with portal. From a deployment perspective - Microsoft adopted an explicit bottoms-up effort to sell SharePoint 2003 within large enterprises. Few organizations back in 2003 adopted a formal enterprise-wide, top-down approach.