December 4, 2020 | By Shripal Shah
A Content Management System
A content management system (CMS) is computer software used for effortless development, management, and modification of digital content by the addition and deletion of data. These are some of the core features for CMS, however, some features might vary reckoning on the application being used. Indexing, search and retrieval, format management, revision management, and management within certain templates are few other attributes of CMS.
What are the Uses of CMS?
CMS provides the most efficient way of managing content on your website without the need for coding. It’s easier to work with since it can be accessed and managed by laymen and non-technical staff which itself is the selling point of CMS. It is user-friendly because of its easy-to-use nature.
Can SharePoint be used as a CMS?
Microsoft SharePoint is a reliable Content management system by Microsoft. It was launched in 2001 as a means to make a platform that provides website developers an easy solution to manage their content. It is a browser-based platform for the management of documents and a collaborative platform. It has a wide range of features and customizable abilities and is highly configurable.
It’s a password-protected safe space for securely sharing documents, with a large number of users spread across the globe.
Organizations can connect with SharePoint through Microsoft Office 365 where it is bundled with other office programs like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, etc.
There have been many editions of SharePoint, all of them serve different functions:
Benefits of SharePoint as a CMS
SharePoint is used for the distribution of diversified data and reports. It can deal with a wide range of records efficiently and there lies its effectiveness. SharePoint allows for storage, retrieval, searching, archiving, tracking, management, and reporting on electronic documents and records. It is a way to centralize access to enterprise information and applications which also helps a workplace organize its internal communications, applications, and information.
Since Microsoft SharePoint was created only for the management of websites, it has received updates that make it function for professionals and big businesses.
How our client benefits from a SharePoint based CMS
Our client was a traditional, dynamic construction enterprise.
They wanted to apply their information resources and capabilities to upscale their value for attracting more investors.
The client wanted to make efficient judgments and investments in information technology, provide computing tools to meet customer demands, and increase employee productivity. They also wanted to fulfill their vision of being a customer-oriented company.
After having centralized their documents by standardizing them on SharePoint-based CMS, the client saved on their capital expenditure, made better organizational operations, and better-streamlined coordination.
They used the Document Generation tool developed by AscenWork Technologies. It helped them by delivering a consistent application to add more value to their business in IT.
It also safeguards intellectual assets which ensured an advantage over competitors and improved security.
Since the records and documents were easily accessible, it enabled their employees to easily coordinate between clients and vendors for better-systematized growth.
Contact Us at AscenWork Technologies to make your business more efficient!