10 Steps to Successful SharePoint Deployment Joel Oleson Sr. Architect @joeloleson Quest Software Session Code: OFC301
Who is SharePoint Joel?http://www.sharepointjoel.com 8+ Year SharePoint Veteran 7 Years MS SharePoint Team & MS IT Quest Sr. SharePoint Architect Loves to Travel 45 Countries including 5 in Africa Ask me about the Big 5 Eaten Impala & Kudu
10 Steps To SharePoint Success Wake up and Confront Reality Create a Plan Exec Sponsor with Clear Vision Create a Diverse Skilled Dream Team Build Services not Stuff Define Clear Policies and Standards Design for Portability and Scale Don’t forget Change Management Adoption is What Counts Keep it Simple Stupid.
Keep It Simple Stupid. Don’t start with LOB Integration and BDC and Excel Services requirements on your first go… Baby Steps - Start with Collab, Search and Profiles, it’s an easy win. Watch for Scope Creep it is very easy in SharePoint. Careful with development requirements that lead to custom site definition
Prepare for 2010 Plan for & Require Config.XML for Custom Site Definitions Item Limit your views to less than 5000 (100 preferred) Run PreUpgradeCheck --- Often Split/Limit your databases to 100GB Watch Sneak Peak Videos
Resources and Plugs Joel’s Blog – http://www.sharepointjoel.com SharePoint Governance Resources http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/sharepointserver/default(en-us).aspx New SharePoint Information Portal: http://SharePoint.Microsoft.com Quest Site Administrator – Policy Management & Reporting Quest Recovery Manager – Recovery SLAs Quest Webparts – Service Delivery Enhancements Join a SharePoint User Group!
Quest Solutions for SharePoint Site Administrator for SharePoint Discover, understand and manage your SharePoint environment Quest SQL Server Solutions Maximize SQL Server performance while simplifying tasks and providing visibility and control Quest Web Parts Enable rapid development of SharePoint applications Recovery Manager for SharePoint Granular SharePoint recovery for enterprise-level needs Migration Manager for SharePoint SharePoint 2003 to 2007 migration File Migrator for SharePoint File shares to SharePoint migration Public Folder Migrator for SharePoint Exchange Public Folders to SharePoint migration Notes Migrator for SharePoint Notes application content to SharePoint migration 47
Related Content Breakout Sessions (session codes and titles) Whiteboard Sessions (session codes and titles) Hands-on Labs (session codes and titles) Required Slide Speakers, please list the Breakout Sessions, TLC Interactive Theaters and Labs that are related to your session. Any queries, please check with your Track Owner.
Required Slide 10 pairs of MP3 sunglasses to be won Complete a session evaluation and enter to win!
Required Slide Speakers, TechEd 2009 is not producing a DVD. Please announce that attendees can access session recordings from Tech-Ed website. These will only be available after the event. Tech·Ed Africa 2009 sessions will be made available for download the week after the event from: www.tech-ed.co.za www.microsoft.com/teched International Content & Community www.microsoft.com/learning Microsoft Certification & Training Resources http://microsoft.com/technet Resources for IT Professionals http://microsoft.com/msdn Resources for Developers Resources