Tag Archives: ECM

SharePoint storage challenges and a nod to Shredded Storage

Having come from a background of implementing enterprise document management solutions, it has been an interesting journey looking at how to provide the same level of functionality and scalability on SharePoint.  One of these areas is storage.  One of the … Continue reading

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Capabilities and features in SharePoint 2013

This is a great page for finding about the new stuff in 2013: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/fp142374.aspx Some of the key bits that i like are: App Store – the whole world is becoming an ‘appy’place… and the new AppStore just brings SharePoint … Continue reading

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Finding Duplicate Documents in SharePoint 2010

SharePoint warns you if you are about to save a duplicate of a document and it does this by matching the filename.  This only applies when you are saving your new document to the same location in SharePoint where the original … Continue reading

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Making Documents Unique

A Fundamental ECM Requirement A fundamental tenet of any ECM solution is that it must be possible to uniquely identify a document and retrieve it based on a unique identifier.  This identifier is typically an incremental numeric value that increments … Continue reading

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Is 2010 suited to ECM?

I say “Yes it is” and here’s why… SharePoint has been dramatically improved with the release of SharePoint 2010, and incorporates many new features which support the use of the product as a platform for ECM and image storage. Content … Continue reading

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Using Content Organizer

We willl now look at the Content Organizer which allows us to define a set of rules for moving documents from the Drop Off Library to a more permanent location within the Records Centre.  Note that the Content Organizer can also … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 as an ECM Platform

Here is a whitepaper I have recently written regarding the use of SharePoint 2010 as a platform for Enterprise Content Management. Whitepaper SP2010 as an ECM Platform This is a PDF document.

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Enabling Send To for your Records Centre

In the previous post we created a new Records Centre site.  What we need to do now is to enable usersto send documents to it from other sites and other site collections.  To do this we need to set up … Continue reading

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The Records Centre

The Records Center is a specially configured site for working with documents and records. Let’s go ahead and create a new Record Centre subsite. Click on Site Actions – New Site Under Categories click Content In the right hand pane … Continue reading

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