This presentation was given at ShareThePoint Conference in Sydney by Marcus Dervin, Director of WebVine. It’s not a technical session, and you don’t have to be a SharePoint developer to look at this. …
This presentation was given at ShareThePoint Conference in Sydney by Marcus Dervin, Director of WebVine. It’s not a technical session, and you don’t have to be a SharePoint developer to look at this. However it’s very likely to be of interest to a broad range of people, developers included. The title, to transform the LJ Hooker intranet in 5 days is a little inaccurate, what it should really say, if I could have fit it in, is transforming LJ Hooker’s Intranet by creating code-free applications that take only 5 days to build.
I believe, that the absolute gold in SharePoint, what will indeed tranform an organisation, is not the newly branded site (although that does help), it’s not the massive document management project, or enterprise search, it’s what I’m going to demonstrate to you in this presentation. It’s addressing the core needs of the business, at the coalface, at the department level. Where a lot of people’s time is spent doing daily grind tasks. Where you are sweating away and thinking – there must be a better way. There is a better way, and we are already a lot more efficient in our private lives. If we want to share information with our family and friends, there is a multitude of ways to do this – easily. Facebook, dropbox, pinterest, and many other options.
And then we come to work. And we work out of email and a share drive that were invented almost 40 years ago. (I wrote an article about this - http://www.smh.com.au/it-pro/business-it/why-going-to-work-is-like-going-back-in-time-20120425-1xkfu.html. )
This presentation is a showcase of what WebVine has delivered for Australia's leading Real Estate Franchise LJ Hooker. WebVine built specific code-free applications for many departments, just taking on average 5 days per build. These applications transformed how these teams worked, together, and with the rest of the business.