» User Directory
» Access Management and Permissions
» Where will Applications run?
˃ Anywhere and Everywhere.
What level of access will they need?
Farm Solutions, Sandbox Solutions
WCF API, REST API
Base-Level SharePoint - TeamSites, MySites, etc.
Shared Services for SharePoint
Configurable Site Collections
Complete Customizable Tenants!
» Separate Functionality from Platform
» Content Hierarchy, Information Architecture
+ User Type
» Content Migration
» Shared Source
Security Classifications for content
How can we make the most functionality
available to our users without sacrificing
» Which environment is best to host the search?
» Which environment has the most content?
˃ i.e. Federating search results from the smaller to the larger
» Which environment has the most restrictions on
usage / user access?
» Think about a geo-distributed search farm – the rules
are almost all the same.
» Synchronize best bets
» Synchronize search settings and configuration
Business Intelligence and Reporting
Big Data Processing and Analytics
Collaboration Models in Enterprise
» There will be a need for change management
approaches to help here.
» When is Change Management == Governance?
» When is Change Management <> Governance?
» How does your gut react when you hear a friend
say they have SharePoint at the office?
» Do you want your Employees to Associate your
Completed Collaboration and Social offering with
the word “SharePoint”?
» DON’T CALL IT SHAREPOINT!
» SharePoint Hybrid has a Technical Side – we’ve been
talking about this
» SharePoint Hybrid also has a Business Side
» Change Management is also an IT issue
˃ BUT It’s Not ONLY an IT Problem!
» The Last Mile Problem
» Is Microsoft only going to Cloud?
» How much investment will Microsoft make in
» Can we trust that Hybrid is a Real Scenario?
» Can we trust our eyes and our ears?
» How can we distinguish what is really going on?
» It can be difficult to listen to one thing and
observe something else.
» Be aware. Be vigilant.
» Always weigh what you see and hear against
» “My point here: Microsoft's recognition that hybrid environments will
remain a major factor for at least the next 5 years (and I predict much
longer) should be security that SharePoint as an on premises platform is not
That doesn't mean Microsoft will change how their people are measured
and paid, or how they will market their software.
Their eye is on the growth opportunities in front of them -- which means
But Microsoft as a company is not stupid: they know how much money will
continue to come through enterprises (and a lot of SMBs) via on premises
The opportunity is in recognizing the difference between the marketing and
the needs of your business (or your customer's business).”