MetaShare makes collaboration easier

Better document control

In MetaShare you can create different workspaces for different purposes, like how you set up different Teams in Microsoft Teams. Each workspace could be configured with different metadata structures and document management settings based on your way of working.

  • Instantly get an overview of all the sites in Office 365 that you have access to.
  • Easily create and manage existing sites, without involving the IT staff.
  • Add metadata to sites. This will help all users find sites in your organization. Sites could be of any type; Office 365 Group, SharePoint Team Site, MetaShare workspace or any other SharePoint site.
  • Each site can be assigned designated roles with different access privileges for owners, members and visitors.

MetaShare gives us user-friendly and accessible document management and fits well into our IT strategy.

Per Hjertén, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

Overview of all your workspaces in Office 365

MetaShare Workspace portal

The start page in MetaShare presents all the sites that the specific user has access to. This is useful in Office 365 when multiple sites are created for different needs. MetaShare displays these sites for easier control and faster access to them.

Add metadata to sites

You can add metadata on a site level. This means that you easily can tag sites with different metadata so that you later can filter and search them. Using Office 365 will probably lead to generating a large number of sites. To find a site in Office 365 is not easy, but MetaShare will really help you find your site.

Metadata is totally configurable for your choice, and some examples of metadata on a site could be:

  • Workspace type
    • Internal
    • Project
    • Business unit/department
    • Team
  • City/Region
  • Company
  • Owner/Project Manager or similar
  • Status
    • Active
    • Inactive

MetaShare has enabled us to leverage the power of SharePoint for document management and collaboration and tagging which has eased document finding and search.

Lumumba Juma, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)

Assign designated roles and security

MetaShare will allow you to keep control of the sites and their permissions. All employees will be served the right content and you can minimize the exposure of documents to only the users that have permission to a specific workspace. It will also enable you to gain control of the entire lifecycle of documents and make them searchable even after they have been archived.

This will help minimize the clutter that often comes with shared file servers, since not all members will be exposed to every site and the documents within them.

Easy to create and manage sites

MetaShare makes it easy for you to create, manage and archive sites, without any need to involve the IT department. 

When you create a workspace/site, you decide on rules for its visibility, to show its existence to everyone or to only make it visible to the users that have access to it. All information will be kept within each workspace, helping you to comply with regulations.

Different sites can also be configured to meet the needs of different teams, projects or departments, with specific business rules, document views and filters. It’s easy to invite and remove members from a site to make sure you always have the right team in place in each site.