All Posts by Hugo Esperanca

Regulatory Compliance – Auditing

Regulatory Compliance – Auditing The ability to verify and follow through a series of events to prove compliance (or not!) is essential. Historical records detailing who, what and how an event occurred are required by most regulatory bodies. Although the word ‘Audit’ sometimes sends a shiver down many a hardened business professionals’ back, immense comfort […]

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Regulatory Compliance – Top Features

Regulatory Compliance – Top 10 FeaturesThis series of blog post will highlight features that SharePoint has in order to allow regulatory compliance. There are in fact, many regulations that require compliance for an organisation, these will depend on the type of industry, the country and/or type of business that the organisation is involved with. To […]

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Regulatory Compliance – Information Management Policies

Regulatory Compliance – Information Management Policies Information Management Policies in SharePoint in my experience, are not used that heavily, but are an extremely easy way to apply policies to your documents. They are accessible from ‘Library Settings’ and are configurable per content type. For example, this means that all ‘documents’ in the library will have the policy applied. […]

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What is a SharePoint Audience ?

What is a SharePoint Audience ? A SharePoint Audience is dynamically populated group of Users that are defined based on a set of ‘rules’ that define who is a member of that Audience. Audiences are only available in SharePoint Standard and above or MOSS. Once an Audience is configured it can then be manually compiled or […]

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Benefits of using SharePoint to manage your policies and procedures

Benefits of using SharePoint to manage your policies and proceduresHere is a list of fifteen advantages SharePoint has over a non-SharePoint 3rd party solution when managing your policies and procedures.  Document ManagementManaging the life-cycle of a policy is a big challenge. Document Management is SharePoint’s biggest strength. Using in-built features such as version management, publishing […]

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The SharePoint Deployment Maturity Model

The SharePoint Deployment Maturity ModelMOSS has been the most successful server product Microsoft ever released. Sales are growing much faster than Microsoft ever expected and apparently the UK is outstripping worldwide growth. Unfortunately this quick growth is also highlighting one of the major problems that everyone seems to be struggling with – deployment. I’ve been […]

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