images Gartner released their research paper “SharePoint Steps Up to the ECM Plate” the 26th of February 2010 and if you have not read it you should especially if you are contemplating add-ons to prop-up SharePoint 2007 in the areas of UI, Social Networking, Taxonomy, Search, Offline Access and EDRM.

The six page document is to the point and provides a great summary of the good, the bad and the ugly regarding 2007, what you can expect with 2010 and some recommendations for proceeding.

You can download the document from the Gartner site referencing ID Number: G00172077.