Embarking on Third Party Tool Articles – oh Gosh…

Embarking on Third Party Tool Articles – oh Gosh…

Hi Folks, As promised in last weeks’ article, a quick warn that I will be drawing attention to a number of third party products which I have used with SharePoint in particular articles going forward. Before embarking on what can only be described as a wonderful...
Road Map Perspectives for SharePoint Service Delivery

Road Map Perspectives for SharePoint Service Delivery

Lets take a look at developing Road Maps for SharePoint. Now, before you start yawning and thinking ‘Like I need to know about Road Maps?’ – Well, let me tell you that whenever you deliver solutions in SharePoint you should at the very least be thinking of...
Port, Pies and SharePoint Support

Port, Pies and SharePoint Support

Providing a sustained and good SharePoint service means providing adequate SharePoint support – and that is not simply for ‘work-days’. As Christmas looms, there needs to be ample preparation done to ensure that those charged with providing...
How much knowledge do you have to support SharePoint?

How much knowledge do you have to support SharePoint?

As anyone working with SharePoint and trying to get people to use solutions provided will know – you simply cannot guarantee any success concerning the usage of any SharePoint solution, if the relevant support provided is not ‘good’ enough in the...
Oh SharePoint, What Gets Supported?

Oh SharePoint, What Gets Supported?

Time for another support article, and I’ll concentrate in this area for the next month or so since it is a key aspect of SharePoint Service Delivery, and crucial to sustaining SharePoint User Adoption. I put an article to the wonderful MS TechNet guys, and am so...
What is SharePoint? Video from Microsoft!

What is SharePoint? Video from Microsoft!

Microsoft have provided a great video clip explaining what SharePoint is. I think it is a really good advert for SharePoint, but at the same time, helps you demonstrate the collaboration features that enables SharePoint to solve information and collaborative...
SharePoint Site Security – A Best Practice Guide

SharePoint Site Security – A Best Practice Guide

No, security is not all about a Dalek yelling ‘Exterminate’ if you don’t follow rules concerning access to information 🙂 Access to information can be controlled at many different levels within Sharepoint. The question of where best to implement...
Creating a SharePoint Communication Message Framework

Creating a SharePoint Communication Message Framework

One of the most difficult areas of delivering a SharePoint solution is identifying not just who should be targetted for User Adoption, but, going forward, how to sustain that User Adoption through communication. Reasons include rapid changes in the business culture,...
Microsoft Office Specialist – SharePoint Importance

Microsoft Office Specialist – SharePoint Importance

Sustained User Adoption is vital to ensure people using SharePoint remain productive and proactive. Pro-activity is key, since the reliance on SharePoint support will grow based – success breeds success; on solving user queries, meeting and solving business...
Planning Worksheets for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013

Planning Worksheets for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013

The following downloads are worksheets designed to help plan aspects of a SharePoint 2010 or a SharePoint 2013 implementation, and at the same time ensure that decisions in the design are captured.So, you should use these in conjunction with the development of the...