Microsoft's popular collaboration platform gets a significant revamp with SharePoint 2013. Here's what you gain.
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Want to make your legal department happy? SharePoint 2013 ushers in a new set of tools for managing the e-discovery process when necessary. Discovery is the legal process by which the two parties in litigation collect and share evidence. E-discovery simply applies the same concept to the enormous amounts of data generated in the digital age. SharePoint's new eDiscovery Center allows for searches across SharePoint, Exchange and Lync environments, querying and filtering data by specific variables, and placing holds on content that might be subject to legal review.
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
SaaS As Innovation Driver?Software as a service is the clear No. 1 way enterprises consume cloud. InformationWeek's SaaS Innovation Survey reveals three tips to get the most from SaaS: Make it a popularity contest. Have an escape plan. And remember that identity is the new perimeter.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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