Archive for April 2011
Upgrading an enterprise system is a huge risk that involves a variety of stakeholders. Downtime must be minimized, and should work with least amount of functional disruption possible. The mission-critical nature of enterprise systems and its interactions with other high caliber systems necessitates the use of an effective project management system to manage timelines and resources, and mitigate risks as much as possible.
Successful upgrades need effective collaboration and communication among all the stakeholders. The project management system should provide all stakeholders access to documentation, schedules, and plans. Everyone must understand the overall status of the project as well as the status on specific project components, and these status updates should be accessible from anywhere.
The Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2010 is an ideal option as it fosters collaboration among stakeholders from anywhere. Other features of MOSS 2010 are: