I work at a governmental institution. Currently, I'm researching whether we can replace Micro Focus Content Manager (for CMS) with Microsoft Sharepoint?
What's your opinion about it? Please also elaborate on "why".
Director and Senior Consultant at PowerMark Solutions
06 October 21
Not if you are managing physical records in CM. You would need an add-in for M365 such as AvePoint Cloud Records or RecordPoint Records365.
Both help another important issue - M365 Compliance and SharePoint Online are complex user interfaces.
In a lot of organizations, records management staff don't have direct access to RM functions, with IT doing the administration based on service requests from IM. Both add-ins hand usability and RM functions back to the IM team.
In a large organization, every unit or division wants the best solution, or product that's going to solve all their needs regarding collaboration for SOP's, directives, best practices, updates, etc. and they want it to be easy, efficient AND compliant - a one-stop-shop.
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I believe that for an environment administrator, using a solution of this size such as SharePoint is more comfortable, you often already have email (O365) and other products. Therefore this benefit is already acquired, you can add functions, and centralize all management in one dashboard.
Migrating only a specific function without having the whole package, for example hiring a SharePoint site and user licensing just to change the technology, I believe it is a high investment.
As for the use of documentation tools, whatever it is, I used numerous, I like the wiki model. What it can do and bring the wiki to SharePoint as an integration method, get everyone used to changing technology, and adding new functions.
Undoubtedly, the traditional model (application, database) installed on a server allows you to customize and create something very specific, this in case of the decision can be a point not to migrate.
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