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
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
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
I’m at the European SharePoint Conference in Berlin so expect lots of updates over the next few weeks as I write up my notes! There have been some great speakers and so much buzz around SharePoint 2010!
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
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.
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
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
Here are a few ‘Nice to Knows’ re Document Sets A Document Sets is simply another Content Type It is based on the folder content type and inherits many of its properties A Document Set can contain any number of … Continue reading