Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint is a highly configurable browser-based collaboration and document management platform. SharePoint’s Cloud based servers are well suited to SMEs or for use within larger businesses that are looking to store, track and manage documents or manage of internal communications using the powerful SharePoint Intranet functionality. Microsoft SharePoint is also part of Microsoft Office 365.

Like a website, SharePoint is accessible by way of a URL which a user can access using a standard web browser.

Infinity Group are specialist Microsoft SharePoint Consultants. Our Consultants are able to design bespoke Microsoft SharePoint hub sites that can be utilised as powerful intranet solutions for your organisation. Our Microsoft SharePoint Consultants are able to easily migrate your organisation’s entire document library over to SharePoint where they are able to review all the files that reside in the existing solution. Collaborative, bespoke training that is specific to your chosen solution is available to maximise productivity for the implemented solution.

What is SharePoint in its simplest form?

Microsoft SharePoint is an online platform for businesses use to store, organise, share, and access information from almost any device through a web browser: Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Mozilla, Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer.

Microsoft SharePoint is a document management system which provides employees with transparency of the vast of business documents they need for their daily work and convenience in making search as a tool to find relevant information they need. However, if you are considering using Microsoft SharePoint as a CRM platform you should be looking at Microsoft Dynamics 365, SharePoint fully integrates with this platform.

Our blog takes a look at the business benefits of Microsoft SharePoint.

The benefits of Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint Core Features

Simplify Workflows

 Initiate, track and and report common business activities, such as document review and approval, issue tracking and signature collection.

Manage User Permissions

Specify user permissions to certain documents and policies to ensure they are efficiency managed in accordance with your compliance regulations.

Intranet Functionality

Employees can use store and share information to team mates or other departments by setting up SharePoint hub sites that integrate with Microsoft Teams.

How easy is SharePoint to implement?

Microsoft SharePoint can easily be implemented by our specialist SharePoint Consultants once they have undertaken a business analysis. Then put together a sitemap, to demonstrate how it’s going to work, and leverage their best practice experience. Finally, once implemented, they can deliver a bespoke SharePoint training workshop to your staff so they can continue to manage it on an ongoing basis.

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How secure is Microsoft SharePoint?

By storing your business documents within a Microsoft SharePoint solution, you can utilise the multitude of document management permissions to ensure that you protect your confidential business data from any un-authorised access.

SharePoint has several built-in security features that allows Site Administrators to control who within your organisation has access to sites and/or specific content. This includes the monitoring of exact documents, seeing when they were accessed and by who. By implementing Microsoft SharePoint, this will enable your organisation to assist with the strict ISO document management criteria.

Microsoft SharePoint is highly secure as the data housed within it is stored at the three Microsoft G-Cloud data centres in located in London, Durham, Orkney and Cardiff. With a guarantee that all your documents are stored in the UK, many industries such as banking government, public sector and health care can meet the requirements of local data residency laws.

What is SharePoint online?

A Cloud-based service that is hosted by Microsoft for businesses of all sizes Microsoft SharePoint online informs and connects your organisation with intranets and portals. SharePoint also transforms business processes by accelerating productivity from simple tasks like notifications to more complex operational workflows.

Files are also able to be shared securely with people inside and outside the organisation. Microsoft SharePoint is a powerful enterprise search with built-in intelligence that delivers the best and most relevant results. It is also able to access these files from anywhere – on both mobile and on a computer. Instead of installing and deploying SharePoint Server on-premises, any business can subscribe to a Microsoft Office 365 plan or to the standalone SharePoint Online service.

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What is SharePoint Server?

Businesses can deploy and manage their SharePoint Server within their office for a fast, intuitive interface that gives your organisation instant access to people, applications and content. The server offers additional features and capabilities, such as Enterprise Content Management, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Search, Personal Sites, and Newsfeed.

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Microsoft SharePoint Integration

Infinity Group are one of the few IT companies to also offer Microsoft SharePoint ConsultancyMicrosoft Dynamics 365 fully integrates with Microsoft SharePoint and our specialist Microsoft SharePoint Consultancy team can set it up so that you can access documents from anywhere in your organisation quickly and easily.

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Are you looking for to use SharePoint as business CRM platform?

If you are considering Microsoft SharePoint as a CRM solution for your business rather than a document management solution, we suggest you have a look at the the four affordable CRM packages we have developed powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365, the specialist CRM platform.

Prices start from as little as £5k for the initial implementation. Please get in touch for more details.

CRM Package for Sales Teams
CRM Package for Customer Service Teams
CRM Package for Field Service Teams
CRM Package for Project Service Teams