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"It has a robust search but has often been difficult for people to learn."

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"This solution has helped us with the categorization, organization, management, discovery, and delivery of program and project related information.""The most valuable features are the Integrations, web site, and search.""The online editing capabilities, file sharing, auditing, information security, ease of solution management, and the easy user adaptation to the platform are the most valuable features.""The most valuable features are the collaboration and sharing."

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"Due to very limited use in the industry, vendor and contract support are hard to find."

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"This solution would benefit from the implementation of enhanced online forms and template development capabilities.""The areas of this solution that need improvement are the relationships between lists, cross-site web parts, and page-building tools.""The way to change the version of the files in SharePoint should be improved. The method of synchronizing files from local to cloud can also use improvement.""The workflow engine cannot support the business needs."

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"I would suggest that you do a thorough evaluation of all competing products and look for support for these products in your local area."

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Also Known As
HPE Records Manager, HPE Content Manager
SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010
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Overview

Micro Focus Content Manager, formerly Records Manager, is a governance-based enterprise content management system designed to help government agencies, regulated industries and global organizations manage their business content from creation to disposal. Regardless of how you create and collaborate on your content, Content Manager gives you the ability to leverage accurate, contextual, and complete information throughout its lifecycle. Managing your content in this way helps you significantly improve services to your customers, business decisions and insight for future strategy.

SharePoint is a Microsoft-based platform for building web applications. It covers a widerange of capabilities and while it is appropriate for experienced webdevelopers, even non-technical minded users can easily navigate through thesystem and execute functions such as collaborating data, managing documents andfiles, creating websites, managing social networking solutions, and automatingworkflow.

Major areas that SharePoint deals with are websites,communities, content, search, insights, and composites. The purpose is to give usersthe ability to create or develop these key business components on their owneven without technical knowledge of, for example, how to build a website or howto integrate coding. Configuring SharePoint into a business's system is meantto cut out all of the complicated steps, and pave the way for easierimplementation all around.

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Sample Customers
Missouri State Courts
Toyota, Aeroports de Paris, ASBBank Ltd., Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals, CambridgeshireConstabulary, D&M Group, NPL Construction Company, and The Regional Municipality of Niagara.
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Government58%
Healthcare Company8%
Non Profit8%
Non Tech Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Government22%
Comms Service Provider12%
Non Profit4%
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Financial Services Firm12%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
University8%
Comms Service Provider8%
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Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government10%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise36%
Large Enterprise43%
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Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise41%
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Micro Focus Content Manager is ranked 10th in Enterprise Content Management with 1 review while SharePoint is ranked 1st in Enterprise Content Management with 7 reviews. Micro Focus Content Manager is rated 3.0, while SharePoint is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Micro Focus Content Manager writes "Difficult to learn, poor technical support, and needs better integration with SharePoint". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SharePoint writes "Plan, plan, plan. Over-budget". Micro Focus Content Manager is most compared with OpenText Content Suite Platform, Alfresco, Objective ECM, IBM FileNet and Microsoft OneDrive, whereas SharePoint is most compared with WordPress, Citrix ShareFile, Box and OpenText Content Suite Platform.

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