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Document Workflow and Collaboration Services (SharePoint)

SharePoint is a powerful tool and platform where you can build a variety of solutions. You can share the editing of documents, share calendars and record management as well as receive electronic feedback, and approvals.

Getting Started

Start-up Checklist for New Clients

  • Each paid employee receives a quota of 1GB disk space.
  • The server undergoes a full backup nightly, with hourly incremental backups.
  • We offer free consulting time to new clients.
  • For external-facing sites, the university branding and university logo rules must be followed.

Contact Site Administrator

To get started using SharePoint, contact your site administrator.

Learn More

SharePoint Capabilities

SharePoint is a powerful tool to assist with day-to-day business as well as long term retention and storage of electronic documents. SharePoint has been used to:

  • Automate university processes.
  • Improve service by retrieving documents quickly.
  • Enhance department collaboration through the sharing of documents.
  • Speed up decision making and improve productivity by routing information electronically.
  • Free up office space by eliminating paper copies.
  • Support the university’s needs for record management through retention and archiving.

For more detailed examples of SharePoint’s capabilities and how it’s being used throughout the university, contact us.

Support

Site Administrators

SharePoint site administrators should contact sp_support@usask.ca should they require help with getting site collections set up, getting an SLA, help with business analysis or for technical support.

Training

Lynda.usask.ca has great videos to help you with your SharePoint training needs. All employees, instructors and staff have access to the Lynda library.

Special Interest Group

There is a SharePoint Special Interst Group that has a website and a blog dedicated to a SharePoint for anybody on campus. On the site you can view the events calendar, get more information or post specific questions about SharePoint.

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