The Four Facets of SharePoint Productivity


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Outlining the importance of simplifying the user interface into SharePoint through taxonomy, workflow, forms, and social -- with heavy emphasis on social features. By simplifying and streamlining the interface into SharePoint, users will be more productive, and, therefore, the organization will derive more business value out of their investments.

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  • CB lead, MG colorHelpful tools: compliance control checklists, document/forms-based workflows, alerts to prompt owners/users for action.
  • CB: Once you understand biz value and scope, you next need to understand how to manage what you have (governance) to maximize performance and value.
  • The Four Facets of SharePoint Productivity

    1. 1. Christian Buckley,Director of Product Evangelism at Axceler• Microsoft MVP for SharePoint Server• Prior to Axceler, worked for Microsoft, part of the Microsoft Managed Services team (now Office365-Dedicated) and worked as a consultant in the areas of software, supply chain, grid technology, and collaboration• Co-founded and sold a software company to Rational Software. At E2open, helped design, build, and deploy a SharePoint-like collaboration platform (Collaboration Manager), onboarding numerous high-tech manufacturing companies, including Hitachi, Matsushita, Cisco, and Seagate• Co-authored ‘Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Creating and Implementing Real-World Projects’ link (MS Press, March 2012) and 3 books on software configuration management.• Twitter: @buckleyplanet Blog: Email:
    2. 2. Published 2012 by Microsoft PressOrder your copy at 10 common business problems withproven SharePoint solutions:• Set up a help desk solution to track service requests• Build a modest project management system• Design a scheduling system to manage resources• Create a site to support geographically dispersed teams• Implement a course registration system• Build a learning center with training classes and resources• Design a team blog platform to review content• Create a process to coordinate RFP responses• Set up a FAQ system to help users find answers quickly• Implement a cost-effective contact management system
    3. 3. Improving Collaboration since 2007• Mission: To enable enterprises to simplify, optimize, and secure their collaborative platforms• Delivered award-winning administration and migration software since 1994, for SharePoint since 2007• Over 3,000 global customersDramatically improve the managementof SharePoint• Innovative products that improve security, scalability, reliability, “deployability”• Making IT more effective and efficient and lower the total cost of ownershipFocus on solving specific SharePointproblems (Administration & Migration)• Coach enterprises on SharePoint best practices• Give administrators the most innovative tools available• Anticipate customers’ needs• Deliver best of breed offerings• Stay in lock step with SharePoint development and market trends
    4. 4. How productive are yourend users on SharePoint?
    5. 5. Email Cell Twitter 425.246.2823 @buckleyplanet
    6. 6. integrated andseamlessmoving between work streams
    7. 7. What are you doing to makeyour end users productive?
    8. 8. What is metadata?
    9. 9. Users My Site Corporate Departments Teams Empowerment Email Cell Twitter Blog 425.246.2823 @buckleyplanet
    10. 10. The Role of Metadata Scott Singleton, Managed Metadata in SharePoint 2010
    11. 11. End Users SearchGovernance Social Media Taxonomy Folksonomy Metadata
    12. 12. Why SharePoint needs social
    13. 13. End user-generatedPersonally applied social
    14. 14. your own vocabulary your intimate knowledge correlate discovered content
    15. 15. Taxonomy Folksonomy • Paper • Paper • Airplane • Flight • White • Airplane • Toy • Design • White • Toy • Origami • Technique • Distance
    16. 16. taxonomy folksonomy Opportunity to improve global search
    17. 17. Search will not improve if you are not actively managing your taxonomy
    18. 18. Get the most out of OOTB
    19. 19. Christian 425-246-2823@buckleyPLANETwww.buckleyPLANET.comand Order your copy at Additional Resources On The Importance of Metadata, Craig Mullins Enabling Social Media through Metadata Managed Metadata in SharePoint 2010, Scott Singleton The Battle for Metadata in SharePoint 2010, Michal Pisarek 5 Steps of a Successful SharePoint Site Transformation Creating Passionate Users, Kathy Sierra