One of the top business collaboration resources today, Sharepoint provides businesses with many features to improve efficiency and work more effectively. Sharepoint has been around since 2001 but has only gained lot of traction with 2007. With SharePoint 2010 and 2013, more and more businesses have turned to this technology and have started to harness the power of this powerful resource for their business growth.
SharePoint has a very familiar interface which greatly enhances user experience. SharePoint development is tightly integrated with the desktop applications that users are already familiar with – this provides users with a consistent user experience. This greatly simplifies how users interact with and process business data. This eases out a lot of tasks for businesses and users or employed can quickly adapt to this technology.
Business Activities Simplified
SharePoint offers out of the box work flows for initiating, tracking and reporting common business activities. Document review and approval and issue tracking can be easily accomplished. There is no coding required. Well, tight integration with client applications like email and web browsers make things easier for employees.
SharePoint enables business users to set security settings, storage policies and auditing policies. It also allows you to set expiration action for business records. Compliance and regulations in business become more and more easy. Business information can be controlled and managed more effectively.
Intranet and internet site content can be easily updated and submitted. Even Multilingual content can be easily managed via new document library templates that are specially designed to maintain the different versions and translations of a single document.
Access to business data
With SharePoint, users can gain easy access to business information and data. Enterprise level Managed document repositories enable businesses to store their business critical data in one central location which can be easily accessed by employees at any time.
Accelerate shared business processes
Smart electronic forms can be used and web browser functionalities can be used for critical business functions. Accurate and consistent data can be easily collected and manual data errors can be eliminated.
Sensitive information protection
Real time data can be accessed and sensitive information can be effectively protected with the help of SharePoint portals. Proprietary information can also be safeguarded and access to such information prevented.
SharePoint poses a lot of opportunities for businesses to take advantage of. SharePoint Development enables you to create interactive, live business intelligence and give users a single place for locating and using and accessing business data more effectively. Centralized management systems are gaining more and more importance in the business world today. Getting the right features to integrate with your existing systems is a great way to ease the adaptation of SharePoint into your existing business functions. Custom applications and familiarity with the infrastructure is what makes SharePoint implementations more and more in demand these days for businesses.