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SharePoint 2010 at Work by Mark Miller

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OneNote Templates

Complex SharePoint projects may benefit from full project management sites, but even then, OneNote can play a major role in the documentation. Individual OneNote notebooks can be created in multiple locations, and when the project is completed, the notes can be easily moved, merged, or copied with a copy link provided. OneNote also provides a number of templates in the New Page drop-down menu that can be further customized to meet SharePoint needs, as shown in Figure 2-34. Once changes are made, the page can be saved in the Templates Task pane as a template for all future projects.

Custom OneNote template

Figure 2-34. Custom OneNote template

Documenting Solutions

This should not be an exhausting process if the bulk of the work is done right in the room with stakeholders; the rest is simple image/screen capture with a few coherent notes thrown in for clarification. Just document with purpose. Consider this: if you have the unfortunate luck of being hit by a hog truck tomorrow on the way to work, your notes could easily make the difference between a sustainable or disposable solution.

Content types

A few things should always be documented, and content types are among them. Copy the configuration into OneNote, as shown in Figures 2-29 and 2-33. Document any reasoning behind the need to create a content type and also paste any parent/child relationships. These notes will be valuable should the content ...

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