Date Added: Apr 2013
Microsoft SharePoint not only provides an excellent platform for content management and team collaboration, but also for connecting line-of business (LOB) systems. The University of Nottingham started a SharePoint development team to leverage on this core capability. Using a rapid application development framework from Webparts360, they created a Business-Critical SharePoint solution where SharePoint is connected with existing systems to improve visibility, communication, and productivity across the organization. The SharePoint solution broke down the communication gap among departments, provided teams' access to each other's data, and accelerated the research process were single SharePoint view for all systems, accelerated business processes, system agility and cost savings.