SharePoint spaces can bring value to an organization.
In this blog, we analyze use cases of SharePoint Spaces and identify when we believe it’s worth the time and money and when it’s a headache best avoided.
What are SharePoint Spaces?
Microsoft released new functionality for SharePoint Online to create pages (spaces) with web parts that can display content and images in “3D” or “Virtual Reality (VR)” format.
This is a fascinating technology but thinking through how businesses would use this functionality is crucial. Does it make sense for non-technical “Power Users” to spend time learning to effectively create and display content in this method?
SharePoint Spaces is essentially a new type of Modern Experience site page that displays content in web parts that support three-dimensional appearing formats. Microsoft recommends using Communication sites as the location for SharePoint Spaces. Here are a few possible use cases:
- 3D content for customers, such as manufacturing processes, catalogs, etc. which are great for tradeshow/demo environments
- Virtually showcase facilities or plants without having to travel
- Advertise or recruit in an enhanced virtual environment
Getting the basic components in place is straightforward: