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This article is part of the April 2009 issue of Rediscovery, research and prediction in SharePoint search
One of the criticisms lodged against SharePoint is that you install it one day and the next day you end up with thousands of sites. Each site brings with it potential security risks from improper security settings and massive storage consumption resulting from, among other reasons, content dumping. More on SharePoint Balancing SharePoint governance Using SharePoint for ECM requires careful prep What's coming in SharePoint Server 2010 Even assuming you don't have either problem, it's always better to have a well managed SharePoint environment than one without appropriate controls on usage. That's where site provisioning comes in. To be honest, there's no magic formula for managing the site-provisioning process on SharePoint. Different companies will have success with different approaches. But there are some guidelines that enable every organization to both provide flexibility to its end users and ensure an appropriate framework to help manage growth, security and usage. Workflow for site provisioning approval The use of workflow for controlling the ... Access >>>
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Site provisioning in SharePoint is easy, but it's often uncontrolled. By following a few of these recommendations, you can keep your SharePoint environment in check.
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