The implementation of a knowledge management (KM) solution is expected to lead to the efficient management, collaboration, and distribution of information within the organization. SharePoint 2010 was identified as the preferred tool after a market scan of content management solutions and an analysis of Memorial’s technical environment. It was decided to acquire services to assist with the initial SharePoint service implementations, information governance, and the identification and training of resources for support and future implementations.
Benefits to the University include:
Many units have indicated that they are in need of a solution for managing their institutional knowledge that will include:
People from several key units have been identified to represent Memorial’s interest in the project:
Project Status / Timeline:
Market research and planning have been completed and a vendor has been selected to provide the expert information governance, and SharePoint implementation for the project. A SharePoint pilot phase is planned for 2012.
This project is currently on hold pending budget allocation – a revised schedule will be prepared when the project resumes.
For more information please contact:
Denise Jones, Manager - Project Management Office, C&C
Phone: (709) 864-2154