A business case for SharePoint should clearly articulate the hard ROI, soft ROI, and the risks that the system will mitigate.
Microsoft has cut in half its per user per month list price for Exchange Online services and cut by 33 percent the price of its Business Productivity Online Services suite of online productivity applications.
Yes, the user base of the collaboration tool is growing, but it might be shelfware whose hold on the enterprise could be threatened by easier-to-use offerings.
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 promises more enterprise social networking tools, but if you're still questioning the cost and complexity, here's a look at some lean and mean alternatives.
Oracle announced enhancements to its Beehive collaboration software as well as steep price cuts as it targets long-established offerings from Microsoft and IBM.
For several years, Microsoft's SharePoint collaboration software has looked dysfunctional and pricey compared to innovative packages from start-ups. But in a new version en route, Microsoft has improved on some gripes, particularly its social software.