Microsoft’s SharePoint server product dramatically altered the content and records management (RM) markets. Crocker (2015), edited by Smallwood research indicated that previous to SharePoint solutions were somewhat cumbersome, managed large quantities of documents, and required extensive implementation efforts for each business application. Given all its stated capabilities, SharePoint may be used effectively to help business organizations to govern their information. However, in order to achieve those benefits, the implementing organizations must take a structured approach to the deployment of its SharePoint environment.
Q: Our case study authors have indicated that, for SharePoint deployments, “an ounce of prevention truly is worth a pound of cure.” Why is that? From our chapter reading, identify and briefly state why the authors were inclined to believe so?