Controlling the ROT in SharePoint Online

  Courtesy of — Joanne C Klein Reading Time: 3 minutes What’s ROT? It’s an Information Management term and it stands for Redundant, Obsolete, and Trivial. It’s content providing no long-term business value but, at scale, What’s ROT? It’s an Information Management term and it stands for Redundant, Obsolete, and Trivial. It’s content providing no long-term … Continue reading Controlling the ROT in SharePoint Online

Study Finds SharePoint Employee Usage Remains a Challenge

Courtesy of Jeffrey Schwartz on 08/05/2016 at 2:04 PM SharePoint is widely deployed among organizations. But getting employees and specific groups to use it as their enterprise content and document management system remains a challenge, according to AIIM's Impact of SharePoint 2016 report. AIIM, the large nonprofit and influential trade association covering the enterprise and … Continue reading Study Finds SharePoint Employee Usage Remains a Challenge

SharePoint Adoption Checklist

Define Your Vision • Establish the business priorities that SharePoint will address • Determine your timeframe • Establish metrics by which you’ll measure success • Conduct a pilot to gather initial feedback Identify Relevant Business Cases • Determine the most appealing scenarios for business users • Identify “low-hanging fruit” • Review the list of use … Continue reading SharePoint Adoption Checklist

10 SharePoint Permissions Tips You Need To Know!

Courtesy of LightningTools Are you tasked with managing SharePoint Permissions for your department? Below are 10 SharePoint Permissions Tips you need to know! 1. Clicking ‘Share’ at Site Level behaves differently to clicking ‘Share’ at folder or item level. Clicking “Share” at site level will make the invited user a member of the sitename_members group … Continue reading 10 SharePoint Permissions Tips You Need To Know!

12 SharePoint User Adoption Secrets [Part 1]

Courtesy of the great Susan Hanley .   User adoption is the holy grail of any SharePoint project. SharePoint guru and Share Conference speaker Susan Hanley shares her top 12 secrets for user adoption success. Here is part 1 in the three part series. #1: Adoption is Not the End-Game Adoption is not the end-game … Continue reading 12 SharePoint User Adoption Secrets [Part 1]

The Cost of Changing to SharePoint (Oldie but goodie)

Courtesy of by Robert Bogue in SharePoint Pro We’re not talking about the cost of migration tools. We’re not talking about the servers that you’ll have to buy or even the licensing. The true cost of changing to SharePoint is the people costs. The costs are in the cost of the change itself. They don’t … Continue reading The Cost of Changing to SharePoint (Oldie but goodie)

Why SharePoint Intranet Projects Go Wrong

Courtesy of | Michal Pisarek SharePoint has been a run away success in many organizations and judging by the number of award winning Intranet’s that have been built on the SharePoint platform, a great number of organizations are experiencing real results. Having been involved in a number of Intranet projects on SharePoint, particularly SharePoint 2010, … Continue reading Why SharePoint Intranet Projects Go Wrong

Business-Centric Strategy for running successful Sharepoint Projects

Courtesy of By Amit Kumawat OK , so you think you are a very good Project Manager. You have all the skills to manage software projects – a wide range of Expertise, Performance-Ability and Personal skills. Good!  You also have solid track record delivering successful web development projects. Excellent! Now, with all your confidence and … Continue reading Business-Centric Strategy for running successful Sharepoint Projects

You MUST include training or your SharePoint project will fail. Start here..

In a former life I owned a small IT training company, so I am a huge proponent of training. In the world of SharePoint, adoption and training are king. In my experience, this is the number one places project’s fail. You can build the best looking, most powerful SharePoint solution on the planet but if … Continue reading You MUST include training or your SharePoint project will fail. Start here..

Solving the SharePoint User-Adoption Dilemma

Courtesy of SharePoint Engine If you are currently deploying SharePoint or have been using it for some time, user adoption is always one of the most important keys to success and ROI. SharePoint is a very good and useful tool, but if people aren’t using it, or they are seriously under-utilizing it, then SharePoint has … Continue reading Solving the SharePoint User-Adoption Dilemma