It also streamlines daily tasks through document sharing, search functionality and enhanced workflow. To the user, it’s a great way to get work done, but to your IT department, a successful SharePoint implementation can cut budgets, save paper and increase productivity.
Here’s a look at how basic use saves time and money.
1. Sharing documents
With SharePoint, the days of saving and emailing a document to your team or manager are gone. Aside from the fact that this is a terribly un-collaborative way of sharing information, it is also a strain on your infrastructure and a corporate risk. Use SharePoint as your central document repository and upload your files to a document center or hub rather than your hard drive. This protects your document from unsightly or accidental deletion, and allows for a simple link to be sent between team members rather than a large file floating around cyberspace.
2. Checking in and out