Corporation Microsoft developed a web app platform and named it Sharepoint. Starting from its development this platform has been intended to elaborate solutions on business collaboration for both small and large companies.
SharePoint is able to create absolutely different business solutions, accordingly, it can be actively used to provide file and document management, business intelligence, websites, extranets, social networks, collaboration, enterprise search. Besides, it has process & system integration, and is capable of automating workflows.
It is quite different to have a technical Quality Assurance team who can understand the underlying platform / technology. When it is necessary to test web apps developed on SharePoint platform, the dedicated testing team can carry out testing of the various layers of the platform because it understands and relate the functionalities and features that are used during development of the app and due to this they claim to be more than just Functional Tester.
Microsoft Sharepoint includes:
Members of SharePoint Test Team have in-depth understanding on:
Authorization and Authentication
Site Architecture and Server Farms
Web Applications Architecture and Deployment
Social Networks Features
WCM & ECM Considerations