Gartner Research

The Future of SharePoint Online in Office 365 for Your Digital Workplace

Published: 20 September 2018

ID: G00373205

Analyst(s): Jim Murphy , Gavin Tay


Microsoft’s SharePoint modernization drive directs the platform toward two roles: a content services platform for the Office 365 suite, and a front end for creating sites, hubs and other user experiences. Application leaders should assess how well SharePoint meets their digital workplace goals.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • SharePoint Online Furnishes Content Services to Office 365 and Other Cloud Applications
  • Microsoft Teams Is the New Collaboration Catalyst
  • SharePoint Online’s Intranet Roadmap Could Limit Your Options in a Competitive Market
  • SharePoint’s Evolving Role Urges Digital Workplace Leaders to Rethink Their Application Decisions

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