The concept of social networking has experienced a great deal of visibility as a means to increase the productivity of information workers and organization members. Social networking as a concept involves the ability for a technology platform to provide enhanced information and interaction capabilities with regard to people and resources. Within an organization, the goal of a technology platform providing social networking is to enhance communication, collaboration and bring about productivity increases regarding day to day activities and projects.Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 adds a significant social networking context to its existing collaboration and communication features and capabilities. By providing a framework for the establishment of user profiles and the ability to understand the organizational hierarchy between these profiles, Office SharePoint Server can easily connect information workers and organization members together. This book describes the fundamentals of Social Computing using SharePoint Server and discusses the different productivity and communication product enhancements, including blogs, wikis and technologies such as RSS and Mashups. Through real world examples, this book is ideal for those who implement these technologies, for the end users, developers who work on the specific applications once they have been implemented, and anyone else who is involved in getting social computing up and running in a large organization.