Empower your Matter-Centric Team with iManage Content in Microsoft Teams

By Ragav Jagannathan posted 08-30-2021 08:02


Matter centricity approach can help firms relieve Microsoft Teams channel chaos and extend governance across shared content.

The concept of matter-centric content views with Microsoft Teams is gaining momentum, especially in the legal industry, providing a centralized location for the matter-related content, facilitating collaboration, and making an attorney job comparatively easier.

With the shift towards work from a home model, many organizations have deployed Microsoft Teams for enhancing their remote worker’s communication and collaboration.

Microsoft Teams is one of the quickest multiplying products in Microsoft’s history, and in April 2020, it witnessed 200 million meeting participants in a single day.

Although it has several benefits, the implementation also introduces challenges in viewing iManage content within Teams, as each content in iManage has a unique number. Teams users, while the collaboration needs to access the files and, hence, have observed an increasing number of organizations integrating Teams with document management apps, including iManage.

Few other challenges while viewing the iManage content within MS Teams without proper integration:

Managing silos of information and versions of documents across different content systems.

Complexity in governing and provisioning shared documents among several users across different channels.

Decentralized information

Challenges associated with regulatory compliance in managing client information.

Inadequacy in sharing the content of iManage within Teams.

What is Matter Centricity, and why it matters?

The concept of matter centric view and content-centric view are gaining momentum, especially in the legal industry, to enhance the lawyers as well as the firm’s productivity. It is an approach for facilitating collaboration and making a lawyer’s job comparatively easier. Matter centricity provides a centralized location for matter–related content and further enables organizations to mitigate data breaches’ risks.

imDocShare: Getting iManage inside Microsoft Teams

imDocShare is a robust solution that empowers an organization to live view and edit iManage content within Microsoft Teams. This solution can be installed and downloaded from Microsoft Teams Apps Store.

"imDocShare enable organizations to build Matter Centric Teams powered with iManage content in Microsoft Teams without content sync and copy jobs"

imDocShare benefits

imDocShare further support organizations to get rid of the challenges while viewing iManage content within Teams.

Integrating Teams with iManage helps organizations to relieve channel chaos and extend governance across shared content. imDocShare is one such approach that allows users to quickly access matter related content within Teams and saves users time. It enables firms to maintain a single source of truth for all the crucial documents, further enhancing the user’s productivity. imDocShare delivers the users an effortless document movement between iManage and Teams. It eliminates the need for content synchronization, one of the key challenges an organization faces during information sharing.