SharePoint 2010 – A Learning Management System (LMS) for Government \ DoD, Private Sector\Fortune 1000, and Educational Institutions | (SP vs. Blackboard)

Posted by EPC Group on Jul.18, 2011 11:00 am

SharePoint as a Learning Management System (LMS)

Your organization more than likely already owns SharePoint licenses and may be using it for collaboration, the Intranet, an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) \ Enterprise Records Management (ERM) solution, or to meet a variety of other business requirements. One area where SharePoint is being extremely underutilized by a majority of organizations is as a Learning Management System (LMS) or Enterprise training solution.

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Topics: Consulting From the Trenches Mobility SharePoint 2010 SharePoint Consulting SharePoint End User Adoption SharePoint LMS - Learning Management System SharePoint Online SharePoint Roadmap SharePoint Training

Reviewing Metadata “Content Types” in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365

Posted by EPC Group on Jan.13, 2015 2:00 pm

Reviewing Metadata “Content Types” in SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365 | SharePoint Online

A content type is a reusable collection of settings and rules applied to a certain category of content in SharePoint.Content types define more granular attributes for documents, content, and library or list items. They allow you to associate information management policies to your SharePoint sites and site collections and play a key role in enforcing SharePoint governance.

Metadata in SharePoint is applied to content via an associated a content type with a list or library. Content types can be extremely confusing when first described to your project team because they can be applied to so many different aspects of your SharePoint configuration and overall strategy. Workflows, site templates, lists, apps, library templates and policies all have content types associated within them.

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Topics: ECM-Enterprise Content Management ERM-Enterprise Records Manaagement Metadata - Content Types Office 365 RM-Records Management SharePoint 2013 SharePoint Online