Over the coming months, Digital Information Technology Solutions (DITS) will be undertaking a significant new project to upgrade the University’s SharePoint Service . Our current service is at the end of its life, and we are planning to move to the latest version. We need your help with this.
SharePoint provides the University with document management facilities, and support for our student recruitment and admissions processes. Our SharePoint Service is used by academic departments, professional services, staff and students, research groups and committees.
At Essex, we depend on SharePoint for our recruitment and admissions processes; to manage the administration of the student experience; management information reporting; and as a tool to ensure compliance with the Home Office and Data Protection legislation.
Our SharePoint service consists of approximately 7 million documents across these online services:
There are four key changes the project will deliver:
In the meantime, if you have any queries, please send them to the SharePoint Migration Team and they will be happy to help.