Jan 22, 2020
4 min read

SharePoint: 4 Things you didn’t know could be done with it

SharePoint is a mobile and an intelligent intranet that it's opening up to new opportunities for business offices to collaborate on documents and create innovative webpages.

Initially started as an app for enterprise document management, collaboration and sharing as well as storage, SharePoint evolves to a platform to help team members in software development projects.

The most popular enterprise ready web service offered by Microsoft.

SharePoint is a collaboration portal and a one-stop-shop that allows companies to interface and work on documents either on a business’ intra or extranet. 

It's also is a web based application which is used for data storage, collaboration and for document management in rigorous enterprise environments.

With SharePoint, sharing and managing content, knowledge, and applications is really easy. It's the perfect solution that empowers teamwork. Employees will be able to find information quickly, and seamlessly collaborate across the entire organization.

Here are a few things that maybe you didn’t know you could do with SharePoint:

1. Websites

SharePoint is not only an excellent tool for intranets and internal content management, but it's also incredibly useful tool for managing content on extranets as well.

Microsoft's SharePoint is known for its collaboration tools and for business’ internal use, but SharePoint’s usefulness extends to manufacturing well-designed public websites, too. 

Check out how your business could manage its next webpage using SharePoint, click here.  

2. Document Collaboration

Good communication on proposals and reports is essential to the daily functions of businesses, allowing users to collaborate in real-time on plans, proposals, presentations, and much more. 

With SharePoint, individuals can work collaboratively at the same time to create documents, or “check out” documents and put their name on specific changes.  

Businesses can now co-author and submit formal documents with ease.  Gone are the days of forwarding email attachments for editing.  To look further in to how to best make use of document collaboration click here.

3. Wikis and Blogs

Both are great ways for companies to publish information in a public setting quickly and easily. Clients or employees can then further share information with comments on posts and posts of their own. This spread of knowledge allows for near instant collaboration and feedback from consumers.

SharePoint’s formatting tools allow for creative and eye-catching Blog and Wiki designs, lending itself as invaluable to the growth a business’ online presence. 

Review more SharePoint's opportunities here.

4. Drag and Drop From Desktop Applications

Microsoft SharePoint allows you to drag and drop files from one location to another.  You now can choose applications and files from your desktop or library to move to other locations. 

Businesses can now drag and drop files from the SharePoint document library to users’ desktops.  For more information about SharePoint’s drag and drop applications capability, visit this page. This is a tool that opens up a myriad of options for businesses looking to develop materials and practices both internally and externally. 

For more information on how to improve your use of SharePoint for better business flow, please click here or contact us: hello@definityfirst.com