SharePoint Framework Out for General Release

March 2, 2017 by Brett Grego

Tags: SharePoint

Microsoft has pushed SharePoint into general release. As some of you may be aware, this is a big release for SharePoint developers everywhere.

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6 Questions for Companies and their SharePoint Compliance Plan

February 24, 2017 by Chris Caplinger

Tags: SharePoint, Compliance

An article from Silicon Republic covers some important questions that all companies dealing with data should be aware of. We’re going to discuss their importance to an overall SharePoint compliance plan. Cybersecurity and information governance are inextricably linked. Directors in all organizations must be aware of the impact that they have on one another.

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3 Reasons SharePoint Email Integration Makes Sense

December 9, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Exchange, Email, SharePoint

Email is of course omnipresent in everyone's daily business life. On average, knowledge workers send and receive more than 25,000 emails per year and spend as much as one to two hours per day reading and responding to those messages (source).

This problem has spread directly to the world of information governance as it is estimated that 10% of those emails should be classified as a record.

The infographic above spells out a potentially troublesome situation when it comes to email records. Let's discuss how SharePoint email integration can be beneficial in any organization.

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3 Pillars of SharePoint Information Governance Program Success

November 30, 2016 by Chris Caplinger

Tags: Information Governance Program, SharePoint

The majority of organizations have at least attempted to create a SharePoint information governance program. Some have been successful and some not so much. Over the past few months, I’ve spoken with both types of organizations. In most cases, the successful ones all had the same common denominator: All of them had a leader, a clearly defined goal and made sure the program aligned with the business need.

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Data Governance and Privacy in SharePoint Online

November 2, 2016 by Chris Caplinger

Tags: SharePoint

Raise your hand if you haven't been impacted by a data breach in the last year. If your hand is up, data privacy and encryption is something you probably wish you didn't have to care about. If your hand is down you are probably one of the information technology or security folks that may be mad at me before you finish reading this post about data governance and encryption in #SharePoint Online.

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3 Major Risks of SharePoint Records Management and 5 Ways to Solve Them

September 23, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: eDiscovery, Records Management, SharePoint

Technology has permanently changed the way information is managed. Data governance, especially related to SharePoint records management has become a digital and technical endeavor. As the options for digital storage became less expensive and more flexible, organizations began keeping more and more data. Unfortunately, many of their data governance strategies could not keep up and the overwhelming amount of records were not properly managed.

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7 SharePoint Alternatives that Actually Get the Job Done

July 26, 2016 by Guest Author

Tags: SharePoint, ecm

Microsoft SharePoint is a bit like a Swiss army knife. It has a ton of different functions, some of which are useful, and some that aren’t. If you’re using SharePoint or one of several SharePoint alternatives and you’re not careful, you might wind up with a tool that’s so bloated with features it doesn’t really succeed at any of them.

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Are You Making These SharePoint Records Management Oversights?

July 7, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: eDiscovery, Records Management, SharePoint

Technology has permanently changed the way information is managed. Data governance, especially related to SharePoint records management has become a digital and technical endeavor. As the options for digital storage became less expensive and more flexible, organizations began keeping more and more data. Unfortunately, many of their data governance strategies could not keep up and the overwhelming amount of records were not properly managed.

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Better SharePoint Records Management with Analytical Search

February 26, 2016 by Steve Curran

Tags: Classification, SharePoint, Search

Since we've been working in the SharePoint records management industry for so many years we have the good fortune of knowing some of the best SharePoint ECM experts in the world so for this article we tapped SharePoint MVP Steve Curran, Distinguished Engineer at KnowledgeLake. You can read more about Steve on his blog.

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A Practical Approach to SharePoint Governance

January 14, 2016 by Team RecordLion

Tags: Governance, SharePoint

According to a recent survey conducted by Collaboris.com, 83% of organizations that use Microsoft SharePoint use it for document management. The survey also found that these same organizations and many others are using SharePoint in many other ways such as publishing, social networking and running apps. As expected, SharePoint is being used as both a repository to store documents and place for collaboration.

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