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

Why are SharePoint projects so complex? – End User – NothingButSharePoint.com

Editor's note: Contributor Ant Clay is the Founder, CEO & Tummeler of Soulsailor Consulting. Follow him @soulsailor   Over the next few weeks we’ll be publishing excerpts from Ant’s new book “The SharePoint Governance Manifesto” Grab your ebook discount code here: http://www.soulsailorconsulting.com/euspbookoffer My experience, over the last decade is that in way too many instances, … Continue reading Why are SharePoint projects so complex? – End User – NothingButSharePoint.com

Do you expect results from SharePoint? Then do the hard work.

Since my job revolves around SharePoint, it may surprise you to learn that this is the question I dread more than any other: “So tell me all about SharePoint! What can it do?” I dread it because this is really what they are asking: “How soon can you zap my company/department/team with SharePoint’s amazing superpowers … Continue reading Do you expect results from SharePoint? Then do the hard work.

SharePoint Implementation Checklist: Aligning People, Technology & Process

This is a great read.... SharePoint adoption in the enterprise is growing at a rapid pace, but many organizations are still struggling to achieve the proper mix of “people,” “technology” and “process.” In the midst of just trying to figure out the technology side of SharePoint, many organizations overlook the people and process side of … Continue reading SharePoint Implementation Checklist: Aligning People, Technology & Process

SharePoint: How long should you spend on requirements

Courtesy of Chris Wright SharePoint: How long should you spend on requirements gathering? Estimating  how long a project will take to complete is a complex task, with hundreds of books and articles having be written about the various techniques and methods of getting it right. I'd like to look at a different slightly angle, that … Continue reading SharePoint: How long should you spend on requirements

10 Steps to a Successful SharePoint Deployment

From an old proposal but still relevant today IMHO.   1.                Consistency of platform, browsers, collaboration and enterprise search strategy. 2.                Manage as centrally as possible with a tight team with a means to communicate to the CXOs that have a vested interest. 3.                Have a killer backup strategy that meets the needs of your … Continue reading 10 Steps to a Successful SharePoint Deployment