Five Best Practices for Deploying SharePoint Alongside ECM Suites

Archived Published: 25 April 2008 ID: G00157266

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Many organizations plan to use SharePoint Server 2007 as an integral part of their overall content management strategy, but as an adjunct to, not a replacement for, current enterprise content management platforms. We provide guidance on how to ensure they coexist successfully.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Top Five Best Practices for a Coexistence Strategy
      • Build or Update Your Enterprisewide Content Management Strategy
      • Inventory Existing Content Management Applications and Repositories and Assess Investment Levels
      • Define Business Requirements and the Corresponding Technical and Functional Needs
      • Examine Integration Points and Assess Tools for Interoperability
      • Establish and Enforce Governance Policies
  • Recommended Reading
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