I am Not your SharePoint Guru

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You are not a SharePoint Guru. You might have nominated to fill an undefined role. It has positives and negatives based on how you approach it. There are 7 pitfalls and here is how to avoid them. Identify where you will be successful, then pursue excellence in that role.

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I am Not your SharePoint Guru

  1. 1. A Beginners guide to SharePoint Survival 11/13/2010 I Am NOT Your SharePoint Guru! Columbus Brown, MBA
  2. 2. About Columbus Brown • SharePoint Implementation Lead, Bell Helicopter Textron in Fort Worth, TX • Education-BSME, MBA, LeTourneau University • Specialties-Conceptual Design, New Product Development, Project Management, SharePoint Governance • Interests – Gourmet Cooking, Jazz Piano, Autocross, Aviation • Strangest Career Moment- Suspending a Helicopter from the ceiling of a museum in Washington, DC while being filmed by local TV station.
  3. 3. A Beginners Guide To SharePoint Survival I Am NOT Your SharePoint Guru! SharePoint Guru Nomination Process Seven Roadblocks To Implementation Seven Dimensions Of A SharePoint Guru Strategies For SharePoint Survival4 3 2 1
  4. 4. The Essence of SharePoint and the Guru The one software platform which magically provides low cost solutions for collaboration, web content mgmt., doc. mgmt, enterprise search, business intelligence, and Web 2.0 features with minimal disruption to the business. SHAREPOINT The one who is regarded as having great knowledge, wisdom and authority in a certain area, and who uses it to guide others (teacher). (Sanskrit: गुरु) GURU Really?
  5. 5. The Nomination Process Self Promotion, HERO Hey You……can do it! -Intern -Admin. -Business Guy IT installed it and you should maintain it…..right? GURUSHAREPOINT SharePoint just sells itself SharePoint can do it! -Fileshares -Excel Database -Workflows We installed it, we should use it….right?
  6. 6. The Making Or Breaking of the Guru GURU Role quickly grows exponentially with usage Individual Role is not understood Jack of All Trades but master of none SHAREPOINT Exponential Adoption and Growth Capabilities are not understood Business Process Swiss Army Knife You are the called the SharePoint Guru because your changing role is not understood or defined by you, your peers, or your management.
  7. 7. A Beginners Guide To SharePoint Survival I Am NOT Your SharePoint Guru! SharePoint Guru Nomination Process Seven Roadblocks To Implementation Seven Dimensions Of A SharePoint Guru Strategies For SharePoint Survival ✓ 4 3 2 1
  8. 8. Evangelist/Architect IT Project Manager Help Desk Support/Trainer Change Management Specialist Farm Administrator Business Process Analyst Developer Seven Dimensions Of A SharePoint Guru 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very few people have all seven dimensions and mastery in all of SharePoint
  9. 9. A Beginners Guide To SharePoint Survival I Am NOT Your SharePoint Guru! SharePoint Guru Nomination Process Seven Roadblocks To Implementation Seven Dimensions Of A SharePoint Guru Strategies For SharePoint Survival4 3 2 1✓ ✓
  10. 10. SharePoint Seen As A Replacement For Shared Drives Decentralized Business Governance Lack Of Or Insufficient Planning for Capacity and Information Architecture Disaster Recovery Plan SharePoint Vision and Purpose Not Defined Or Communicated End User Adoption, Training, and Support Staffing, IT Support Expectations, System Maintenance Seven Roadblocks to Implementation 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  11. 11. A Beginners Guide To SharePoint Survival I Am NOT Your SharePoint Guru! SharePoint Guru Nomination Process Seven Roadblocks To Implementation Seven Dimensions Of A SharePoint Guru Strategies For SharePoint Survival ✓ 4 3 2 1✓ ✓
  12. 12. Strategies for SharePoint Survival User external services to address the gapsD Determine a plan to address the common roadblocksC Use internal collaboration to address the dimensionsB Maintain a little Excellence, rather than a lot of GoodA
  13. 13. A Beginners Guide To SharePoint Survival I Am NOT Your SharePoint Guru! SharePoint Guru Nomination Process Seven Roadblocks To Implementation Seven Dimensions Of A SharePoint Guru Strategies For SharePoint Survival ✓ 4 3 2 1✓ ✓ ✓
  14. 14. Questions? Recommended Reading Open Leadership-How Social Technology Can Transform The Way You Lead, Charlene Li Here Comes Everybody-The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, Clay Shirky Buy-In – Saving Your Good Idea From Getting Shot Down, Kotter, John Empowered: Unleash Your Employees, Energize Your Customers, and Transform Your Business, Josh Bernoff & Ted Schadler
  15. 15. THANK YOU! CB1492 Columbus Brown

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