How to keep a clean SharePoint Environment in 2020

Microsoft Office 365s integration with SharePoint provides a truly powerful and intuitive platform for employers and employees to communicate and collaborate.

Potential Pitfalls

  • User Management – This refers to new users being added, old users not being removed, and permissions not regularly checked or updated.
  • Orphaned Sites – Where sites are created but not used regulary and later abandoned.
  • Growing Content – Referring to lists and libraries growing larger without the consideration of storage or archiving.
  • Document Management – Refers to sites, lists and content that become isolated and are stored in an Ad Hoc manner. Therefore, users struggle to find documents in a timely fashion.

Do the above pitfalls sound familiar within your business?

We've listed our top four tips in creating and keeping a clean SharePoint Environment this year.

Top Four

  1. Plan! – A great, clean SharePoint Environment starts with a quality Information Architecture. This can entail simple planning i.e. planning sites and pages, to being more specific and listing SharePoint content types and precise meta data.
  2. Governance – Ensure that you create a good governance plan by including
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Categories and types of content
    • Ongoing Training
    • IT and application management policies
  3. User Training – The key to a successful SharePoint is by providing adequate training to employers and employees.
  4. Security Management and Auditing - Regular security audits should be carried out, to ensure that each employee has the right levels and types of access.

As a leading SharePoint Solutions provider, we work with you to understand the unique aspects of your business processes to deliver solutions that are tailored to your business requirements.

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