Inside many enterprises, capturing comments from others, taking minutes at meetings, delivering collaborative research results, and developing release reports remain a coordination challenge. While enterprise solutions such as SharePoint and wikis were introduced to help foster collaboration, many businesses use only a small percentage of these tools to coordinate with their colleagues. Some reasons info professionals give as to why they do not use more features of SharePoint are legitimate and even practical: time constraints; comfort and awareness; clunky functionality and organization; control and directives; and return on the investment. However, if planned properly, info pros can avoid many of the problems that creep up and make the experience of using these collaborative tools much more successful. If time is a factor, then practice using the collaborative tool features prior to creating the report. To resolve control and management concerns, establish initiatives using smaller teams for a specific task.
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