Understanding SharePoint 2013 and the Social Landscape


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The state of social computing with SharePoint has undergone significant change - and it's not done yet! In the past few months alone, Microsoft has acquired Yammer's cloud-based social software and the SharePoint 2013 beta has gone public with improved social features.

Join us as we take a look at how this space has shifted in the last year and discuss related topics, including:

- SharePoint 2013's social features
- Where Microsoft and its partners might be going
- How you can manage the change to come out ahead for your organization
- Understand where you fall on SharePoint's social spectrum
- Learn some things about where you might be going

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  • Understanding SharePoint 2013 and the Social LandscapeWednesday, September 19, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CTThe state of social computing with SharePoint has undergone significant change - and it's not done yet! In the past few months alone, Microsoft has acquired Yammer's cloud-based social software and the SharePoint 2013 beta has gone public with improved social features.Topics we will cover:SharePoint 2013's social features Where Microsoft and its partners might be going How you can manage the change to come out ahead for your organization Understand where you fall on SharePoint's social spectrum Learn some things about where you might be going
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  • Understanding SharePoint 2013 and the Social Landscape

    1. 1. Understanding SharePoint 2013 and the Social Landscape September 19, 2012
    2. 2. About PerficientPerficient is a leading information technology consulting firm serving clientsthroughout North America.We help clients implement business-driven technology solutions that integratebusiness processes, improve worker productivity, increase customer loyalty andcreate a more agile enterprise to better respond to new business opportunities.
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    5. 5. Our SharePoint Expertise is #1SharePoint is HOT!Perficient is one of the strongest, largest, most trusted SharePoint partners inthe United States. 400+ professionals in the SharePoint practice area Leader in cloud-based SharePoint Online implementations 500+ SharePoint projects One of 20 companies worldwide on Microsoft Partner Advisory Council for SharePoint Hired by Microsoft to build SharePoint 2010 demo for Microsoft Technology Centers (MTC) Early access to software and training via Product Group relationships Defined competencies in infrastructure, development, design, and strategy Strong partnerships with Nintex, NewsGator, AvePoint, Telligent, and Metalogix 5
    6. 6. Our SpeakerRich Wood, Senior Solution Architect at Perficient• 15+ years of collaboration technology experience with deep knowledge in information architecture, user experience, social collaboration, and enterprise architecture and technology strategy.• Planning, designing, and building enterprise solutions for intranets, extranets, and public internet sites since 1997.• Previously worked at Microsoft, partnering with large enterprise customers to define solutions utilizing SharePoint, Office, Lync, and Exchange.• AIIM-certified ECM Master with a number of MCTS certifications on the SharePoint platform. Rich Wood 6
    7. 7. What will we cover? SharePoint Context andAbout Us Recap 2013: Improved Social FeaturesSocial Technology Options in the New SharePoint World Microsoft Value of Q&Aand Yammer NewsGator 7
    8. 8. Context: Social Computing 8
    9. 9. Context: Social Computing 9
    10. 10. PollWhat version of SharePoint are you currently on?We are on SharePoint 2003 4%We are on SharePoint 2007 18%We are on SharePoint 2010 65%Planning a solution on SharePoint 2010 9%Waiting for the SharePoint 2013 release 2%We are not currently using SharePoint 2% 10
    11. 11. SharePoint 2013: Social FeaturesMicrosoft and Social:Recapping2010 – 2012 11
    12. 12. SharePoint 2010What did we have?“ Communities” Out of the Box Sites Composites Communities Insights Content Search 12
    13. 13. The Social Market Changes Rapidly. SharePoint?MOSS 2007 Customer Product SPS 2010Launches Feedback Development Launches 13
    14. 14. Consumerization of ITusers are consumers 14
    15. 15. Consumerization of ITconsumers want NOW 15
    16. 16. Functionality Gaps Mobile Apps KnowledgeMicroblogging Networks Social Communities Advanced Analytics 16
    17. 17. Microsoft’s Message: One Year Ago Key Drivers: Cloud and MobileStart with SharePoint Follow with Partners 17
    18. 18. PollHave you made an investment in socialtechnology on top of SharePoint?NewsGator 16%Telligent 1%Jive 3%Yammer 10%Chatter 3%Neudesic 0%Other 8%Not yet 1%No 37% 18
    19. 19. Current state of social
    20. 20. The Current State of Social Business2010 20
    21. 21. The Current State of Social Business2012 21
    22. 22. The Current State of Social Business201? 22
    23. 23. Social Technology Options 23
    24. 24. S SharePointSharePoint 2013 Social Computing:Tales from the Beta
    25. 25. User Interface (UI) – simplicity rules Find friends and content easilySimplifiedNavigation 25
    26. 26. User Interface (UI) – simplicity rules Post your status or share an itemSurface contentwith real language 26
    27. 27. “Make it work like Facebook” Clean, simple language Conversational tone for knowledge mining
    28. 28. “Make it work like Facebook”Microblogging: Post, Like,Comment, Converse 28
    29. 29. Stay in touch with my colleaguesFollow friends, sites anddocuments 29
    30. 30. …but SharePoint’s still about the documents And oh yeah… you can do it all in the cloud 30
    31. 31. Extending the platform
    32. 32. June 2012: Microsoft acquires Yammer thecloud 32
    33. 33. Microsoft & Yammer 33
    34. 34. Where is it going?Delbene: ““The combination of Yammer, SharePoint and Office 365 willprovide the most comprehensive and flexible solutions for enterprise socialnetworking.””Translation: “SharePoint and Yammer will be integrated in the cloud (soon).” 34
    35. 35. Where is it going?Delbene: “Over time, I see opportunity for exciting new scenarios by addingYammer’s stand-alone service alongside and integrated into our collaborationofferings with SharePoint, Office 365, Dynamics and Skype. “Translation: “We’ll integrate this with other cloud solutions down the road.” 35
    36. 36. Where is it going?Delbene: “I picture people being able to use Yammer to manage and expandtheir professional relationships, share and collaborate on Office documents,stay informed about content updates, and to seamlessly move from statusupdates and feeds into voice and video conversations.”Translation: “Yammer and Office means this is FOR REAL. Voice and videomeans we understand UX now. The cloud is our path to nimble delivery.” 36
    37. 37. Where is it going? Conclusions Stand-alone Social Networking + Social Networking Collaboration Suite Microsoft SharePoint Yammer already integrates with SharePoint SharePoint 15 will include new social and Dynamics, and over time it will offer networking capabilities, and Yammer will more and more connections with power the next generation of SharePointSharePoint, Office 365, Dynamics and Skype. and Office 365 social experiences. 37
    38. 38. ConclusionsThe Cloud is King Engaging UXOffice Integration = Important But what about on-premise? 38
    39. 39. NewsGator Social SitesStrong on-premise orsingle-tenant offeringProven rapiddevelopment lifecycle 2011 US Partner of the Year Responsive to customer feedback 39
    40. 40. NewsGator Social Sites 40
    41. 41. NewsGator Social Sites 41
    42. 42. Value adds NOW 42
    43. 43. Key TakeawaysSocial = Platform (not an app) SharePoint 2013 = Good, not greatPartners = Best Experience Trends = Cloud, MobileYammer = Good, NewsGator = Good BIG THINGS ARE COMING SOON…. 43
    44. 44. So what I do about it?One size does not fit all. Ask yourself:Am I in a highly regulated industry?How mature is my organization in social?What is our mobile strategy?How do we / will we leverage cloud solutions?Talent acquisition and retention?How do I develop my social strategy? 44
    45. 45. Connect with UsCreate Great SearchExperiences withSharePoint 2013http://bit.ly/NxLX0r http://bit.ly/QjM7Jb http://bit.ly/QjM8wJperficient.com/rockstar blogs.perficient.com/microsoft twitter.com/perficient_msft 45