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Is there a way to do Inventory Management (for Goods which are bought & sold) in SharePoint 2010 ?. Any suggestions?

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Could you be more specific? Inventory that is being bought/sold or an inventory of sites? – Lori Jul 11 '11 at 13:42
for Goods which are bought & sold – neo269 Jul 12 '11 at 8:48
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The question is still a little vague, but this sounds like it could be highly transactional. In my opinion something like this would be better implemented in a relational database. I am not saying that it couldn't be built in SharePoint, just that you might want to consider a traditional database approach.

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We have a very large Purchase Division & equally large Sales Division across different cities. What we want is to handle all accounts of Goods bought & sold in SharePoint itself. So I was searching for such possibility. – neo269 Jul 13 '11 at 6:42
Yeah, so in my opinion, I would probably use a SQL database on the back end. You could use SharePoint to surface the data either through a custom UI, external lists, or BCS. – Efil4zaggin Jul 13 '11 at 18:17

Yes, you could do some light inventory management through SharePoint natively. Basically you would create a workflow that would deduct from a number field. If you were doing something very large scale, you would probably want to consider customizing a solution, but for a small internal "store" you would be able to do this.

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