4 ways SharePoint can make your life easier

It can cut budgets, save paper and increase productivity, to name a few.

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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

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