Documentset vs Folders in SharePoint Online

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Hi all,

 

I'm doing a migration from SP2010 to SPO. It's a large site with around 50 libraries with documents set. There around 20.000 documentset. I'm doing a small PoC to build the proces to create and work with documentset. The more i'm working with documentset, it doenst feel future proof. It's diffucult with Flow, PowerApps are not ready at all and the modern ui doenst support it now. 

 

It looks like folder is a better choose for now, are you agree? Do i miss something? What's your advice if you choose Documentset vs Folders in SharePoint Online?

2 Replies

Hi @WackMack50,

 

I like the idea of Document Set's and use them in a couple of sites to great effect. But the lack of Flow actions is a big drawback when looking to add automation to Document Set creation and modification. If "out of the box" Document Set actions where available I would use them more.

 

I hope this helps.

 

Norm

Well, the modernization of document sets is definitively being worked on, but unfortunately we don't have a clue when all the pieces will be finished