Category Archives for "DocRead"

How to get employees to read and agree to your employee handbook with SharePoint

How to get employees to read and agree to your employee handbook with SharePointOne of the biggest challenges facing organizations today is not the creation and maintenance of the employee handbook, but how to ensure employees read and acknowledge / agree to it. Traditionally this has been achieved by creating a glossy brochure and requesting […]

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Issues with using SharePoint 2010 for Records Management

Issues with using SharePoint 2010 for Records ManagementAlthough SharePoint 2010 has improved as a record management solution it still introduces challenges to organizations that are heavily regulated by governments and governing bodies. For example, in the UK the Freedom of Information Act 2000 resulted in a working ‘Code or Practice’ governing how records need to […]

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Policy and Procedures : Using SharePoint Search to find policies quickly

Policy and Procedures : Using SharePoint Search to find policies quicklyAs part of an on-going series of posts illustrating how SharePoint can help manage the life-cycle of a policy, this post explains how SharePoint can meet the requirement below: “It should be possible to find a policy in seconds“. To view all of the features […]

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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 10 Features

Regulatory Compliance – Top 10 FeaturesThis series of blog post will highlight 10 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. […]

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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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DocRead now forces users to “read” and download a document before confirmation

DocRead now forces users to “read” and download a document before confirmationDocRead for SharePoint is the only policy management software that integrates straight into SharePoint and allows compliance professionals to distribute and track their policies and procedures. As requested by the majority of our customers, we are proud to announce that DocRead 1.2 now has the ability […]

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How to configure a yearly reminder on a SharePoint document

How to configure a yearly reminder on a SharePoint documentSharePoint Information Management Policies are very useful for automatically performing actions on a document at some point in the future. For example, your organization may conform to ISO 9001 standards which require that documentation should be regularly reviewed and refreshed. It’s also extremely good practice to […]

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