Start Building a SharePoint Governance Plan in the Real World

By "THE" Benjamin Niaulin of ShareGate The buzz word, SharePoint Governance, sure has become bigger than it actually has to be. It can almost be compared to the burden of carrying the ring in Lord of the Rings if it is assigned to you. When starting your SharePoint project, you keep hearing about how having … Continue reading Start Building a SharePoint Governance Plan in the Real World

Governance Best Practices: SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint Online

Courtesy of by EPC Group Governance is sometimes used as a catchall term to refer to nearly any and all functionality and how it should be managed with a SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365 or SharePoint Online initiative. The word “governance” is also one that is sometimes frowned upon in some organizations due to previous … Continue reading Governance Best Practices: SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint Online

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)

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

A Definitive Guide To SharePoint Governance: Whitepaper

Courtesy of Richard Harbridge  http://www.rharbridge.com/ Working with Jeremy Thake and Randy Williams we have published a 40 page guide to SharePoint Governance that is now available on AvePoint’s website. The guide is meant to help many organizations trying to get a grasp and understanding on Microsoft SharePoint and is freely available (so no need to … Continue reading A Definitive Guide To SharePoint Governance: Whitepaper

Comprehensive – SharePoint 2010 Best Practices (en-US)

SharePoint 2010 Best Practices (en-US) Table of Contents This Wiki page contains an overview of SharePoint 2010 Best Practices of all kinds, divided by categories. ◦Intro ◦Performance ◦Planning ◦Installation, Removal, Configuration, and Operation ◦Deployment ◦Virtualization ◦Real Life Usage ◦Backup and Recovery ◦Development ◦Search ◦Upgrade and Migration ◦Extranet Environments ◦Farms ◦Top 10 Blogs to Follow ◦Top … Continue reading Comprehensive – SharePoint 2010 Best Practices (en-US)

Getting Started With Governance by Jim Adcock

Courtesy of Jim Adcock. If you have not seen Jim's blog The SharePoint Therapist, I highly recommend it. http://sharepointtherapist.com How do we get started with SharePoint governance?- (Q at SPS Houston) The SharePoint Therapist Says: The simplistic answer is "Start where you are." You are unlikely to be thinking about governance if you aren't already experiencing … Continue reading Getting Started With Governance by Jim Adcock

Top-ten steps for SharePoint 2010 governance planning

Courtesy of Susan Hanley Most SharePoint fail because they are not governed correctly. But there are steps organizations can take to ensure that their implementation of the collaboration program goes smoothly and remains effective, according to Susan Hanley, a SharePoint portal and collaboration consultant in Bethesda, Md. Hanley identifies 10 steps that can help ensure … Continue reading Top-ten steps for SharePoint 2010 governance planning