SharePoint causing info management problems, says analyst - Management Consultan...

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Firms are losing business-critical information contained in Microsoft SharePoint sites, according to research firm Ovum's research director Tim Jennings.

Jennings said two customer surveys of European IT decision-makers showed that firms were deploying SharePoint for business collaboration without any forethought about information governance around the technology.

HP information management expert Erik Moller said: "SharePoint is one of Microsoft's product successes, with customers implementing the solution because of the collaboration boost it provides to firms."