Document management planning (SharePoint Foundation 2010)
Published: May 12, 2010
These articles will guide you in planning the document management features of your solution that is based on Microsoft SharePoint Foundation.
SharePoint Foundation includes document management features that you can use to control the life cycle of documents in your organization — how they are created, reviewed, and published, and how they are ultimately disposed of or retained.
The articles in this chapter include the following:
Identify users and analyze document usage (SharePoint Foundation 2010) describes how to create a document management planning team. It also provides guidance on how to determine the kinds of documents used in your enterprise and how to analyze the stages in the life cycle of these documents.
Document library planning (SharePoint Foundation 2010) describes how to use document libraries to organize documents in your enterprise.
Content type and workflow planning (SharePoint Foundation 2010) describes how to plan content types, which are the SharePoint Foundation mechanism to define and share the attributes of documents, list items, and folders. This article also describes how to use the SharePoint Foundation workflow feature to design document-related processes.
Versioning, content approval, and check-out planning (SharePoint Foundation 2010) describes how to plan content governance by using versioning, check-in and check-out, and approval for publishing content.
Co-authoring overview (SharePoint Foundation 2010) describes the feature and provides administrators an understanding of the settings that can be used to manage co-authoring.