Challenges in SharePoint Reporting



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Abstract

SharePoint Reporting is an organization-wide function and an important task that several different power users must perform depending on the role they play in SharePoint such as, general administration, security & policy audit, site / content ownership etc. A good SharePoint reporting solution must help users address the day-to-day needs such as usage monitoring, health analysis, performance & optimization, audit, resource utilization, security administration, policy management etc.





SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 provide several out-of-the-box (OOTB) SharePoint reports to help organizations comply with legal or governmental regulations, monitor the health of SharePoint on a regular basis, provide usage activity insights, analyze growth trends & plan for storage resources etc. A few areas where OOTB reports fall short is the depth of information that it provides depending on the user role, robustness, centralized management & reporting (e.g., reporting permissions), item level analysis of data etc.

Some of the major challenges or hurdles involved in SharePoint reporting & audit is as follows:

Vyapin’s SharePoint Farm Reporter (formerly known as ARK for SharePoint 2010 / Admin Report Kit for SharePoint 2010) provides you a comprehensive SharePoint reporting solution, covering all aspects of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 collaboration platform.

The SharePoint reporting solution presents insights into events and activities that take place in SharePoint farms on a day-to-day basis and collates them as useful information for SharePoint Administrators, Site Administrators and Site Content Owners to take action.

SharePoint Farm Reporter can help you analyze SharePoint farm events and activities from audit, usage, security, policy, & configuration changes perspective.

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Published in August 2012

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