19Users aren’t satisfied with social functionality to date15.7%Satisfaction with social,workflow, apps, BI63%Satisfaction withtraditionaldocumentcollaboration
20Gains in productivity could be considerable$900 billion -$1.3 trillionPotential annual valueadded by correctlyimplementing socialtechnologies in theconsumer packaged goods,consumer finance,professional services, andadvanced manufacturingmarkets20-25%Rise in productivity ofhigh-skill knowledgeworkers by fullyimplementing socialtechnologies
If your organization is…• Geo-distributed• Chrono-distributed• Large in size• Rife with unbrowseable content• In need of velocity• Wishing to preserve context• Favorable to crowd-sourcingYou have a business case for Social.
Social Functionality in SharePoint 2013• Collaborate directly in thesocial interface• Use @targets for peopleand #hashtags for topics• Easily post links, docs,video, pictures andpictures• Share “in place” instead ofmoving• Follow people, sites, tags –and documents
People and CommunitiesLevel Competency500OptimizingUsers can edit certain profile data that writes back to AD or HRIS. MySites template is customized. Communities /conversations extend to external participants.400PredictableProfile fields may integrate with LOB data. MySites are centralized (only one instance). Communities flourish undergovernance. Community sites are easily discoverable via a directory and Search. Notion of subscription – to groups,topics, people. Org chart is dynamic.300DefinedCustom profile fields reflect company culture; photos are updated from central source.MySites rolled out to all users, supported, trained. Community spaces connect a particular set of users.200ManagedMySites rolled out to pilot groups or users. Out-of-box profiles implemented. Community spaces may be piloted.100InitialBasic profile data imported from AD or other source. MySites host not created. Manually-created org chart is publishedin SP. Email distribution lists are the hub of community activity.The human capital of the organization as represented in SharePoint by profiles, MySites, and community spaces (thevirtual spaces that support particular areas of interest that may span or fall outside the organizational structure).26Unified Community ExperienceIndividual NeedsAvailability of tools enterprise-wide
Social is harder to measure in complex systemsCase: Global Financial FirmEnvironment: SharePoint 2010, NewsGator, ControlPointHigh-level goal:Measure effectiveness of the collaboration and social tools• Overall use• Internal customer satisfaction• Overhead reduction• Q&A value
The Solution Must Aggregate Multiple Systemsand Consider Multiple StakeholdersGoals for the BI solution:- Centralized- Timely- Accurate- Easy to use- Targeted to constituent groupsStakeholders:- Executives- Community Managers- SharePoint Center of Excellence- IT & User Support- Human Resources
Questions Go Beyond ROI toTransformative Nature of These TechnologiesWhat percentage of employees have complete profiles?Who are the most active contributors?What are the most active communities?Who are the most followed individuals?Who has the most colleagues?What is the average time to answer a question?How is the quality of the question and of the answer?What functionality is NOT being used?Who is NOT using the systems?How usable is the data being generated?Which communities have above or below average participation?Are people using this to expand their network? Is it increasing their reach?What percentage are watching vs. creating?Which tags and activity types are trending?Which communities is my employee an owner, manager, or member of?Which of my employees are the most active in communities or Q&A?All data – slice by title, geographical location, business unit, tool, manager, and many others (22 in all)Correlate social data to email and phone calls for people in effective communities
Upshot - Get To Know Your BusinessYou’ve improved collaboration and communication with your social systems –Now quantify the data.- Plan for analysis of your social systems- Identify the constituents, questions and the metrics- Assess your current state
Considerations• Infrastructure• Administration– Quotas• IA Complexity– Structural vs.– organizational vs.– taxonomical• Security complexity– then vs. now• Cultural– Training– SkyDrive vs. SkyDrive Pro– Pervasive newsfeed• External Users– Options– Gotchas• Success Factors– Geo/chrono disp– Tech friendly– Interactive
Social engineeringSharePoint SocialUserProfileServiceSearchOffice WebAppsDistributedCache
Social Administration - Quotas• Check quotas basedon errors, usagepatterns• Default is 100MB• 1GB probably better!
User training : SkyDrive and SkyDrive Pro• It’s not: SkyDrive• Free Microsoft file storage in cloud• SkyDrive Pro (labeled as ‘SkyDrive’)• User personal file storage on SharePoint2013 OR Office 365• SkyDrive Pro• Offline clients sync from Office 2013,Windows 8, iOS coming early 2013 (SPC12,ZDNet)
User training – Learning to share…• 2010:– Share by moving copyingor email• 2013:– Save a document – topersonal or team site– Simple way to share it witheveryone – a/k/a ”Share”
IA Complexityhttps://collab – web application for extranet My SitesCustomers (managed path)SharePoint FarmSites (managed path)Customer A (site collection)https://intranet – web application for intranetProject 1Project 2Project 3AdminCustomer B (site collection)HomeDepartmentsProductsR&DProduct 1Product 2SearchProject 1Project 2HRITFinancePerson 1Person 2Person 3…
IA ComplexityLee MasonVP ofAdministrativeServicesPat JohnsonVP of ProductDevelopmentAlan SmitheeCEOMatt BeanDirector, R&DPamela ReedDirector of HRJack RackhamDirector of SalesWei-en ChangDirector of ITJamie TyrellResearchAna NgDB AdminJesus ColonResearchDanCunninghamDirector ofFinanceBob SmithResearchJohn DexterResearchGreta BienfangResearchSteve VanasseVPBrian HarveyResearchMark CharetteResearchJeff Van NessResearchMary SoaresResearchAtul SelvaDirector,OperationsRaj HandattuManagerHelen MaldivesResearch
Future Decisions• SP vNext (2014)• Yammer– Office 365 – Newsfeed will have the option to connect toYammer.– On-premises – necessarily becomes a hybrid approach w/cloud
Upshot – Now or Later?• Are you ready to move to SP 2013 social now, or willing towait?
thank you!• Questions and Next Steps• This deck:http://sdrv.ms/Z02dbW• Giveaway!• Sadie (@Sadalit)– email@example.com– http://amatterofdegree.typepad.com– www.spmaturity.com• Chris (@cmcnulty2000)– Chris_mcnulty@dell.com– http://www.chrismcnulty.net/blog
More information• Today’s Session -http://sdrv.ms/Z02dbW• SharePoint architecture designpatterns in Chris’ e-book entitledSharePoint 2010 Consultant’sHandbook – A Practical Field Guide– Get your free copy herehttp://www.quest.com/get-chris-book