Solution Kits PDF Print E-mail

The solution is delivered as a SharePoint-based application portal - made up of "solution kits" that sit within a content-centric and quality-embedded foundation. A solution kit is composed of the following:

  • Starter SharePoint templates (sites, creation wizards, forms, etc)
  • Standardized data-structures, data-mappings, content-types, and workflows
  • Custom SharePoint components
  • Example site with test data
  • Full system documentation and SDK-level guides


Each solution-kit is focused around a specific business area - with the "Contract Lifecycle" solution providing the base-level functionality. The diagram below illustrates the relationship between the foundation: Quality, Content, and Application lifecycles - and the contract-related solution-kits.


Contract Management for SharePoint PDF Print E-mail

Contract Management for SharePoint enables executive oversight of controls, standards, and compliance in terms of data, content, and processes. And it is also designed as an adaptable federated system that enables localized approved customizations to be easily and speedily deployed.  This solves the "one-size-fits-all" problem - so that the solution accommodates differences in culture and working practice, and meets the challenges created by legislative change with agility.

DPA leverages the flexibility inherent in the SharePoint application environment, combined with the power of major ECM vendor’s content management infrastructure, to produce a highly functional system that addresses the needs of all stakeholders - from the General Counsel to the Departmental office staff, from the C-level executive to the IT support team. The clear design philosophy behind our approach is expressed in our vision statement for the product:

Contract Management for SharePoint puts the power back in the hands of the people who need it.

This means giving system implementers the power to customize the solution with ease. It means giving the centralized legal team the power to establish standards and compliance. It means giving authorized business unit managers the power to tweak the workflows, data schemes, and templates in order to achieve a perfect fit. It means giving power to stakeholders to collaborate and contribute with ease. It means giving system administrators the power to continuously adapt and extend system components to meet emerging needs - without associated services costs. And it mean delivering this in a system that is truly powerful - not just in terms of its feature-set - but because it is simple and intuitive to use.