“I can’t believe it’s not SharePoint, er, Excel, er, wait… it IS Excel and SharePoint… so confused…”
A couple weeks back I posted screenshots of our custom SharePoint master pages. The functionality was great, but the aesthetics were still a little bland.
We’ve had some plastic surgery done since then. Here’s the new home page:
We kept all of the functionality from before (no Ribbon or Site Actions menu unless you are an admin, etc.) but there’s a new component now as well: the treeview. There are five reports under each node of that tree, so our customers can quickly find any of the 100+ reports they are looking for.
(No, we don’t use the built-in Report Gallery – it really doesn’t handle more than 2-3 reports in practice).
And here is one of the redesigned report pages:
As I said before, if you need advice or help doing something similar, drop me a note.