Real World SharePoint Governance – Share Panel Discussion

May 11, 2012 Governance

In this panel at Share Atlanta my colleagues share some excellent insights, opinions, and ideas around how to practically approach SharePoint Governance. This SHARE 2012 panel explores the importance of SharePoint Governance within an organization and dive into real world scenarios that the panelists have seen on their journeys within SharePoint projects from both a […]

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More Writing & Resources?

May 1, 2012 News and Opportunities

Do you have other articles or resources? For a long time I would respond with a brief collection of random links (whatever I could think of first) and would send them off to people who asked this question. In the spirit of trying to remember/keep a listing of many of the contributions I have made […]

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Intranet Component Listing and User Adoption Listing Updates

April 16, 2012 Adoption and Engagement

This is a short post meant to highlight minor updates to the User Adoption Activities Listing and the Intranet Component Listing. I am trying to get into the habit of doing more frequent updates (rather than big ones every couple months). The following have been added to the User Adoption Activities Listing: Best In Class […]

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More SharePoint Presentations And Interviews?

April 2, 2012 News and Opportunities

Based on a few requests I created a speaking and interviews page which lists most of the public presentations/sessions/workshops I have done in the past year. The hope is that this page can keep track of previous events and help provide attendees with another way to find my previous presentations/slide decks. The new page can […]

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How To: Lock Down Social Features in SharePoint 2010

February 20, 2012 Help and Advice

After having provided these instructions to a few clients as part of broader SharePoint projects/strategies I thought I could share a short how to article that outlines everything you should need to know for locking down or deactivating SharePoint’s social features effectively. Hopefully after you lock them down you will roll them out in time […]

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Building a SharePoint Team

January 19, 2012 Help and Advice

One of the big challenges in the industry right now (both for internal environments and consultancies) is hiring and developing a SharePoint team. In a recent podcast with Brett and Rob we discussed this very challenge and things you should consider when building up the people resources for a SharePoint implementation. Here is a direct […]

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Eight Key Considerations When Implementing SharePoint Social Capabilities

December 10, 2011 Help and Advice

Over the past year I have worked with many companies rolling out SharePoint’s social features and have found that there is a minimum of eight things that every company should carefully consider when rolling out features like MySites, User Profiles, Tags, Notes, Activity Feeds, and Blogs. This article will outline why each consideration is important […]

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When are people going beyond SharePoint for social functionality?

December 10, 2011 Help and Advice

For many people the built in SharePoint 2010 social capabilities, while limited, meet the needs of the business. For many organizations still piloting or evaluating the use of social technology and SharePoint’s limited feature set meets their business needs. However there are many others who aren’t satisfied by the capabilities provided by SharePoint and are […]

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Evaluating Cloud Providers: Tools and Questions

December 1, 2011 Business

Struggling with evaluating cloud providers? Interested in moving to the cloud but not certain what the risks are and what you need to consider? This article is focused around sharing some tools and techniques I have found to help when performing the often difficult task of comparing or evaluating cloud providers. On a fairly frequently […]

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