An integrated suite of server capabilities helps improve organizational effectiveness, Microsoft Office SharePoint service facilitates the sharing of information across all intranet, extranet and web applications. Instead of relying on different, fragmented systems, SharePoint service provides comprehensive content management…maximizing efficiency within the organization.
Centralized access to critical business info helps streamline everyday business processes
SharePoint web services go a long way in helping firms streamline their business processes… users can conduct common business activities like document review and approval, issue tracking and signature collection. And Office SharePoint services integrate with well known Microsoft Office programs like Word, Excel and PowerPoint, simplifying the user’s experience.
SharePoint consultants can easily create interactive business intelligence portals that assemble and display information from various sources and provide a central location for users to find spreadsheets, reports and key performance indicators.
Exercise comprehensive control over an entire electronic document’s life cycle
SharePoint web service creates the ability to store, manage and access documents across an entire organization – anything from email messages to pdfs to web pages – all in one central place. Users always have a consistent mechanism to navigate and find information and settings are easily modified to add work flow, define retention policies and add new content types.
SharePoint service also keeps documents secure – administrators can easily define customizable document management policies, control access rights, specify retention times, disposal procedures and track where content is going and who is looking at it through document-auditing settings. Integrating with common desktop features, policy compliance is made easy and transparent.
SharePoint web service also makes it possible to accurately collect security enhanced information without coding any custom applications – which is then easily integrated into line-of-business systems. From there, the information can be stored in a database, used to start workflow processes or be submitted to Web services, helping avoid duplication and costly errors resulting from old fashioned manual data entry.
Microsoft SharePoint service provides simplified web content management
Easy-to-use functionality of SharePoint web service allows users to easily create, approve and publish web content…reusable templates from master pages and page layouts provide a uniform look and feel…and new functionality provided by SharePoint enables users to publish content from one area to another. Cost-effectively manage delivery of content in different languages to multiple intranet, extranet and Internet sites.
Personalize user’s experience and allow IT staff to focus more on substantial issues
Easily personalize Windows SharePoint service with the My Sites web platform – users can give the utility the look and feel that makes them comfortable and more productive. Additionally, users can choose how much information they want displayed to others – characteristics like skills, colleagues, managers, groups, distribution lists and active documents… to top it all, the My Sites web utility means users can access the system anytime, anywhere – just another perk employees will surely appreciate.
IT staff will also be freed from many mundane tasks that consume much of their time – things like managing a web server, posting new web content or synchronization across different sites will be made easy enough with SharePoint web services anyone can do it. Other features allow individual users to do things (i.e. define security parameters) usually reserved to IT staff, freeing them up to work on more substantive issues.
Microsoft SharePoint service is just one of many options that can help your company function at maximum effectiveness. Check back with Carnal Software soon for more in-depth information on SharePoint and other information technology and software issues.