Microsoft SharePoint


sharepointSharePoint 2010 is the business collaboration platform that enables you to connect and empower people through formal and informal business communities, within the enterprise and beyond, and to manage content throughout the information lifecycle.

SharePoint 2010 has a wide range of applications within a typical Public Sector organisation however in Optevia projects, SharePoint is most typically used for:

  • Document Management – from a simple document management store to an enterprise class solution including document retention and compliance policies. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 now integrates as standard with SharePoint 2010 so that documents can be accessed directly from a specific CRM record
  • Knowledge Management – SharePoint 2010 is an excellent tool for storing all manner of knowledge accessible both as an Intranet/ public facing website or integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 to enable relevant knowledge pages to be accessed from, for example, a local government service record
  • Portals – when collaborating internally, with partners or with customers, SharePoint 2010 provides all the facilities to set up powerful portal applications which can be readily integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM


Microsoft SharePoint 2010 has multiple versions depending on your needs from the free-to-download Foundation version to the Enterprise version.

For more information please visit Microsoft’s SharePoint Site