Continuing last issue’s story about Golden Gates Housing and ISG Technology (July 2012, page 22), the housing provider has now signed a contract for Microsoft SharePoint 2012 with the technology provider. The contract is worth in the region of £100,000.
ISG’s implementation of SharePoint will provide Golden Gates with a unified platform for internal communications and central storage of documents and information. The project includes SharePoint sites for each internal team, and SharePoint communities for collaboration and communications between individuals, teams and departments.
The platform will also be used to support document libraries and search functionality across the intranet, and personal sites with social networking tools.
The next phase of the project later this year will be the launch of an external website based on the SharePoint platform.