Ongoing SharePoint Support and Marketing

SharePoint should be continually re-launched to users through marketing and continuing innovation.  If the purpose of the platform is significant, then the change to the users' working style could be profound, and users need continuous support to understand that new working style and understand the value of the change.  Continually sell the program by improving … Continue reading Ongoing SharePoint Support and Marketing

SharePoint Adoption through education

Fully-supporting a SharePoint site means providing training and education through a variety of delivery methods.   Here are a few ideas for training your users. SharePoint training before you launch A common mistake is to design a site without educating the business on what SharePoint does and why it is useful.  The entire project team needs … Continue reading SharePoint Adoption through education

SharePoint eBooks

Besides the numerous SharePoint blogs you can find for every level of user, there are many other online sources of good and often free information about SharePoint. I thought I would create a list of some of this content.  I plan on adding sources as I uncover them.  If you have anything to add, please … Continue reading SharePoint eBooks

MOS SharePoint 2013 Certification Exam 77-419

Just before Thanksgiving, I took and passed the Microsoft exam 77-419 to get my Microsoft Office Specialist: SharePoint 2013 certification. Although I can’t share any details about the test, I thought I would write up some thoughts to help others pass the exam.

SharePoint Committees

The impetus behind implementing SharePoint for many companies is empowering users to solve their own communication problems.  With SharePoint, end users, who see the problems first hand, can address them immediately without moving up the chain. Educating users on both what SharePoint can do and how it does it is obviously very important, but this … Continue reading SharePoint Committees