By Holly Hanna, KM Firm Solutions Manager at Perkins Coie
Many law firms and law departments use SharePoint, either on premise or as part of Office 365, to host their intranet. As a hosting platform, SharePoint allows firms to publish content and link to important resources.
However, legal organizations can also use out of the box functionality to quickly build prototype knowledge management solutions, gather feedback from stakeholders, and then publish to targeted practices.
Lists and Libraries
SharePoint lists and document libraries are core SharePoint features. Files are stored in document libraries, and then linked in a list that is displayed on a page and made available to end users. This simple framework provides an ideal platform for prototyping legal knowledge management solutions.
Libraries can be used as a common repository for key practice documents and workflows can be added, so that when documents are submitted, they go through…
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