There are two major tools that everyone seems to be talking about in the content management world- Box and SharePoint. On my drive to work on the 101 in Silicon Valley, I actually pass dueling billboards for Microsoft and Box; it’s everything. Now, stop me if you’ve heard this story before:
The SharePoint 2010 platform has all the bells and whistles to do on-site document management, records management, auditing, invoice capture, and every other cliche on the platform. If it exists in the content management world, it probably exists somewhere based on SharePoint, and the growth is accelerating.
Your users either love SharePoint so much that it has sprawled out of control across your entire organization, or they hate it so much they refuse to use it, sticking with shared drives or cloud systems instead, and making your CIO seethe with rage. Read the rest of this entry »