SharePoint Pros and Cons

SharePoint Pros

MichaelSoliman
Owner at Alopex ONE UG
The metadata services, the WCF service integration and the Voxel feature are three most valuable elements of this solution.
Tech support tops off as excellent.
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SysMan2876
System Manager at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
It's stable. It's very widely used by companies. Also, the knowledge of the product has improved over the years, and by other companies that support it or are Microsoft SharePoint partners. So if there are problems, there's always a user or company that knows the information or can help you; even with very uncommon problems.
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MichaelSoliman
Owner at Alopex ONE UG
For any organization with more than one person in it, if they are trying to organize things to let people in the company know what others are doing, then this solution is good for them.
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Seniop9887
Director at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
The workflow feature is valuable because it enables us to cascade responsibilities.
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Cesar Danecke
Information Technology Supervisor at PUCPR
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.
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Cecil Rupp
User
This solution has helped us with the categorization, organization, management, discovery, and delivery of program and project related information.
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EntrprsA3456
Enterprise Architect Channels at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
It has helped us with storing all the documents, which means that people are not going to intervene. There is a way of extracting knowledge within documentation and tracking it. There are knowledge assets for where documentation is stored, indexed and searchable through SharePoint.
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Andy Dale
Technical Project Manager with 501-1,000 employees
Information is now available instantly to managers on all devices.
The ability to take Excel files and make them dynamic SharePoint lists with instant reporting capabilities has been a major benefit.
OneDrive and SharePoint provide a secure, fully auditable way of storing information.
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Kumar_Rajesh
Vice President & Head Technology Transition at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
It allows for simultaneous users to be on it.
Information is much more readily available.
SharePoint has made things easier with the increased functionality for building the portals, microsites, and total integration with Microsoft categories.
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Salvador Sibrian
IT Solutions Architect at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It is very stable.
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SharePoint Cons

MichaelSoliman
Owner at Alopex ONE UG
The initial setup was very complex.
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SysMan2876
System Manager at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
The integration with Outlook could be improved.
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MichaelSoliman
Owner at Alopex ONE UG
I would like a simpler, more cost-effective solution for connecting data sources with workflows and BI tools, or data mining tools.
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Seniop9887
Director at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
Workflow is something that can become more intelligent.
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Cesar Danecke
Information Technology Supervisor at PUCPR
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.
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Cecil Rupp
User
This solution would benefit from the implementation of enhanced online forms and template development capabilities.
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EntrprsA3456
Enterprise Architect Channels at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Search can be improved a lot because we are always trying to compare it with Google Search. Beyond that, it would be helpful to tag the documents.
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Andy Dale
Technical Project Manager with 501-1,000 employees
Annoyingly, many new Office 365 apps always end up being only US locale for the first year of their life. Microsoft needs to realise that most of their customers are not in the USA.
You still need a bit of expertise to add branding.
The company also needs to make sure that their policies are dictating how information is stored and used, instead of letting SharePoint take control.
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Kumar_Rajesh
Vice President & Head Technology Transition at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
It should have more user-friendly customization, as it still requires developers to get engaged and build sites.
I would like it to be more compliant with global regulations. There are certain features which could be included that currently are not there, such as compliance and record management capabilities.
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Salvador Sibrian
IT Solutions Architect at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I understand that some functions are lost when you store the information in a file system, so maybe that's a way SharePoint can improve.
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