Too often SharePoint projects focus on deploying sites without planning for the user adoption and training needed. As a result, momentum fizzles and falls short of its potential as soon as the project ends. The following are my seven steps to help people avoid struggling and help you drive successful SharePoint user adoption.
A SharePoint upgrade project or migrating to a fresh SharePoint environment offers the opportunity to fix and reorganize what might feel like a hodgepodge of content. I break my approach down into five steps starting with a content audit and ending with the actual content migration.
An important aspect of SharePoint governance has to do with the potential exponential growth of SharePoint sites and site content. You face tradeoffs and several considerations in designing an effective and sustainable site provisioning experience.
How can you get started with your SharePoint ECM project? My clients commonly feel somewhat overwhelmed or mystified just thinking about an Enterprise Collaboration Management (ECM) initiative. For many, ECM is one of those topics that feels like it’s all or nothing, and it can seem like there’s no obvious place to start.
You can monitor your SharePoint farm using several performance thresholds. Monitoring trends and growth will help you plan scaling considerations and identify potential bottleneck issues.
To help you address user adoption and offer training to everyone in your organization who needs it, I’ve compiled a list of free training resources I’ve been collecting. These can help you and your team get started.
The life cycle of content and information within an organization is a complex system. I designed this model to help analyze and design information architectures and enterprise content management systems.
Using the SharePoint 2013 Product Catalog feature, you can create a job postings board for your organization in minutes.
Practical SharePoint 2013 ECM’s theme goes beyond simply offering a survey of product features and configuration settings, instead offering guidance on your wider ECM initiative.