IW ServicesOur mission is to help you uncover theinformation that remains largely hidden withinyour enterprise, and to help you exploit theresulting knowledge to the fullest so that you canimprove performance within your organization.
Meo Gene Vangampelaere – SharePoint architect, University College Howest – Blogger: http://blog.spums.be – Twitter: http://twitter.com/vangampelaere – E-mail: email@example.com
A successful implementationo Set your goalso Draw a roadmapo Pick some pilotso Train your users ...again… and again…
Goalso Implement an application frameworko Enhance internal communicationo Let teams collaborate (documents, calendars, tasks, …)o Exchange active data,o Introduce a unified way of work
Roadmapo Implement the organisation structureo Define your pilot(s)o Install and configure the frameworko Rollout the structureo Setup the pilot(s)o Migrate central serviceso Implement teamsites for each teamo … train users … train users …
Quick-Win Appso User managed solutions – Lists – Libraries – Viewso Train the users first
Quick-Win Apps (advanced)o User managed solutions with SP Power User assistance – (connected) WebParts – SharePoint Designer (Free!) • Modify WebPart pages • JQuery (SPServices) • Workflowso RAD: Rapid Application Development
Custom developmento Visual Studio – Create workflows – Create SPD workflow actions – Create WebParts – Consume the SP webserviceso Takes more time “ If development is required, it’s because SharePoint cannot satisfy the organisations unique requirements “out of the box”, and something “custom” needs to be built. Custom development in SharePoint is regarded as the last resort, while an IT developer sees this as the first option, placing them in a situation they are not comfortable with right from the start.” http://nadirkamdar.blogspot.com/2010/08/why-there-is-shortage-of-sharepoint.htm
Exampleso Holiday request applicationo ICT Helpdesk ticket systemo Quality assurance dashboardo Jobso And many, many quick-win apps!
Trainingo On the jobo Click and show, create those Quick-Win apps together with the usero Train the IT department, they get a new role!o Howest: weekly consult session