Why Education Switching to SharePoint Alternatives
Thursday, April 19, 2018
What is SharePoint Good and Bad for?Universities and colleges are spending huge budgets to deploy and maintain SharePoint in the hopes that their employees will actually use it and everyone from educational administrators to students will get benefits. But the exact opposite seems to be true – very limited list of SharePoint features gain real traction within organization due to reasons that include frustrating interface, hours wasted digging around for files, daily task list and approval process status, and lack of flexibility.
According to AIIM Research, SharePoint is mostly used for file sharing and employee-facing website creation and very few organizations use such functionality as workflow management and business forms creation:
It is no wonder that educational organizations are seeking for SharePoint alternative able to centralize documents, digital assets, request capturing and processes, and deliver user-friendly interface empowering users to get benefit of all the offered functionality.
SharePoint Pain PointsPeople mention a huge amount of SharePoint weaknesses, but the whole list of cons reduces itself to the key pain points:
- Interface is annoying
- IT maintenance cost is too high
Here at Comindware, we developed and offer good alternative to SharePoint for those struggling to relying less on IT staff and enjoy both user-friendly interface and low maintenance cost. Meet workflow automation solution for education by Comindware.
SharePoint Alternative for EducationComindware Tracker is a non-coding workflow management and tracking software that empowers non-technical users to automate educational administration processes and reduce dependency on IT resources. No more need to engage IT guys every time it is necessary to create new form or add new step in a SharePoint workflow.
Automate and adjust workflows in a snap, significantly accelerate processes like course development and handling financial aid, student housing and other requests, streamline cross-team collaboration, cut down on administrative oversight and improve your bottom lines.
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