When evaluating technology options for a specific scenario, always consider the wider context of the organisation’s overall technology mandate
TechRepublic has a detailed blog post looking at Huddle and SharePoint –Huddle vs SharePoint: A comparative analysis in three collaboration scenarios.
It’s a good article and well worth a read.
But it’s worth highlighting that comparing SharePoint and Huddle is comparing a platform with an application. Platforms serve many purposes. Applications focus on a specific scenario. If doing a comparison based solely on a specific scenario, you would expect the application to win every time. Shame on the application that doesn’t.
When evaluating technology options for a specific scenario, it’s important to also consider the wider context of the organisation’s overall technology mandate. It’s never just about features and capabilities.
Huddle may be the superior choice technically to deliver improvements to collaborative working. But it creates additional overheads (another set of user identities and passwords for starters) and carries the risks associated with any application in a growing market – longevity. The final decision
will should vary depending on organisation’s business goals. For some, the optimal choice would be Huddle. For others, it would be SharePoint. It’s never just about technology. And it should never be about what’s trendy to like or dislike.