It's not news. SharePoint has infiltrated organizations to such a degree that it's become a near-standard. But anyone will ALSO tell you: SharePoint is NOT everything you need. There are many elements - records management, storage requirements, content management - that it is haplessly weak to solve.
As data grows bigger, your risks and costs grow in proportion. Distributed content is frightening. Storage costs are staggering. Risk from all angles is alarming.
That's where these people come in. The "SharePoint ecosystem" of software developers are standing in line to solve your business problems. They are eager to match your SharePoint deployment to your business needs. If it isn't SharePoint, then so be it.
But bottom-line, they need to know what YOU need. They are aware of your many content repositories. They are knowledgeable of your many business challenges. And they know perfectly well that SharePoint - on its own - is not necessarily the solution you need. There are alternatives, and we'll look at those also.
We've invited an elite group - both SharePoint enhancers and alternative software vendors - to discuss these issues in the next KMWorld live Web event, which we call: