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Sharepoint has changed much over the years. We hosted Sharepoint Server back in the 3.0 days or whatever it was (some 10 years ago). It turned out to be a solution to a problem we didn't have. When we tried to use it for collaboration on Word documents, people would check stuff out and not check it back in, put it in the wrong place, etc. We trashed it. A couple of years ago, we shut down the Exchange server and moved to O365. Sharepoint now has solutions we can use, again collaboration on sales quotes and other documents. Also hosts price lists and calendars and other corporate documents. The users files sync to the users computer, similar to One Drive. It does have decent search capabilities.

I think you have to be prepared to do some development to enhance it. I have created some stuff.
examples:
Created an Excel Add-in that allows users to use a Template for their quotes and publish to their folder in a Sharepoint quotes library. It syncs to the folder on Sharepoint. Perhaps some this can be better done with content types. All people who handle quotes have a folder and have access to the library (some read only).
Created a console program that downloads any new or changed quotes (including 5 layers of history) to the file server every night.
Created a desktop program that allows searching through the quotes stored on the file server, and creating reports ( ran too slow going up to Sharepoint).
Created a LookOut add-in to allow linking to a quote template from an email contact (still a work in progress).

To me, Sharepoint is somewhat like a database server. After you set your first one up, you realize where you screwed up and are ready to start over. For those of us in the slow group, it seems to be recursive.

I would suggest that you jump in with both feet, create some applications/add-ins and make yourself indispensable.
If you can keep your head while those about you are losing theirs, perhaps you don't understand the situation.

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