linksMany organizations have made a substantial investment in technologies such as SharePoint and the business users have embraced the technology for their everyday work. Generating thousands of sites and documents, organizations now have a user experience and maintenance issues managing the links contained with sites and embedded within documents. In many cases, the sites and links have become outdated and their value reduced because the creators of the sites and documents have left the company or moved on within the organization. Additionally, the sheer volume of sites and documents that contain links has grown to the point where it has become unmanageable using manual day-to-day processes. The impact to the user is a confusing experience where browsing results in errors and, as a result, users sometimes cannot carry out job tasks and lose confidence in the content. What’s required to prevent this is an automated process for scanning sites and documents on a regular basis and providing a report to site and document owners so they can best determine how to update the links.

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