Creating libraries in SharePoint

Posted on May 13, 2016 by Alan Gurney


Do you and your team collaborate on documents using SharePoint? Want to know how to create your own content sharing library that's specific to your project?

In today’s fast-paced working environment, being able to work with multiple content formats both efficiently and collaboratively is a key skill for most knowledge workers.

SharePoint Libraries are designed to meet this need while hosting features to easily store, modify, group, filter, and capture essential data or meta-data about our content, enhancing search and analysis.

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Topics: Productivity, Microsoft SharePoint

SharePoint Training - Make Libraries More than an Online Document Dump

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 by Don A. Cox

Recently, I’ve been doing some work with a client to help them better manage multiple, related technology initiatives.  They have a full set of tools available – project scheduling software, analysis and design tools, and SharePoint.  However, as I reviewed their SharePoint setup, I realized they weren’t taking advantage of key features that would help them better consolidate, manage, and search content. A bit of SharePoint training was in need as they'd haphazardly dumped hundreds of documents directly into the library or into different folders with no naming standards, structure, and very little information to understand its purpose or use.  As a result, finding content was very difficult, and identifying the most current, up-to-date draft or approved versions was nearly impossible.  I had to open and scan documents to understand their purpose, and with that volume, the effort was daunting at best.

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Topics: Microsoft SharePoint

5 Features Of Microsoft SharePoint You Should Be Using

Posted on Dec 03, 2014 by Chris Kyriacou

Microsoft SharePoint has often been defined as the ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of collaboration software suits. With over 100 million users worldwide and an average of 20,000 new users each day, SharePoint is used by over 78% of Fortune 500 companies.

Businesses globally use Microsoft SharePoint to increase productivity, efficiency and general organisation. But are they utilising all of its features? Below are five features that we’ve highlighted from SharePoint that you should be using.

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Topics: Microsoft SharePoint