This post explains the SharePoint 2007 features which helps the end users to understand the benefits of MOSS.
Document Library One of the most used features of SharePoint is the document library. It allows the users to manage documents by uploading them to libraries and manage rows and columns of information which is similar to spreadsheet.
Lists another interesting feature in SharePoint 2007(MOSS) which composed of rows and columns much like spreadsheet. Different types of lists in SharePoint are Announcements, Contacts, Discussion Board, Links, Calendar, Tasks, Project Tasks, Survey and Custom Lists.
Workspaces,Pages and Sites Workspace in SharePoint is a collection of sites and pages.
Personalizing with personal sites Personal sites allow the users to create site where they can manage personal information on their profile and store personal documents and contacts.
Collaborating with SharePoint 2007 New collaboration techniques such as Blogs, wikis and RSS feed support were added in the MOSS.
Workflow Workflows are now available in SharePoint 2007 with this you can quickly create and test workflows. Standard workflows like Approval,Collect Feedback, Collect Signatures are provided.
Enhanced Calendaring SharePoint 2007 includes advanced calendaring functionality allow you to create the team calendars.
Accepting Emails Directly into Site Content It has the capability of accepting emails directly into site content. for example emails sent to firstname.lastname@example.org can droop directly into a sharepoint library.
Improved Search Capabilities The completely redesigned now offers easy to use and enterprise functionality.