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Your Future with SharePoint? Looking Forward

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier in this series: 1 – Your Future with SharePoint? Microsoft SharePointLooking Back. Looking Forward. And so on. Interesting!

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Let’s Have Another SharePoint Failure! #sharepoint #office365 #culture #failure

Michael Sampson - Currents

– the use of SharePoint takes place within a group of people working at an organisation that has a particular culture. The firm is moving to Office 365, from an on-premises Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint environment. All three of the SharePoint deployments have been considered a failure. – the fish swims in water.

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Thoughts About The Future of SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some 12 hours ago (4.30am New Zealand time) I joined Microsoft’s live broadcast of its Future of SharePoint event. Here’s the lead one specifically: The Future of SharePoint. SharePoint has become an important platform for many of my advisory clients, and has been the conduit for making many friends around the world.

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Your Future with SharePoint? Answer the 5 W’s

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier in this series: 1 – Your Future with SharePoint? 2 – Your Future with SharePoint? Microsoft SharePointWhere?

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Thoughts About The Future of SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some 12 hours ago (4.30am New Zealand time) I joined Microsoft’s live broadcast of its Future of SharePoint event. Here’s the lead one specifically: The Future of SharePoint. SharePoint has become an important platform for many of my advisory clients, and has been the conduit for making many friends around the world.

2016 53

"Don't Make SharePoint Look Like SharePoint" - Ouch

Michael Sampson - Currents

Sue wrote last month about intranets based on SharePoint that "don't look like SharePoint" : " I'm spending this weekend hunkered down with the 433-page Intranet Design Annual 2011 from Nielsen Norman Group featuring what they consider this year's 10 best intranets. Intranets SharePointMy Comments.

Your Future with SharePoint? Looking Back

Michael Sampson - Currents

A few weeks ago I presented the opening keynote at Congres SharePoint 2016 in the Netherlands. The Future of SharePoint! )

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SharePoint Congress 2016 – September 22 in Netherlands

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Thursday September 22 I will be speaking at the SharePoint Congress 2016 in Utrecht, hosted by Entopic. That’s from 9.30am to 10.15am.

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SharePoint Conference – Australia and New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

In eight and nine weeks respectively the SharePoint Conference will be on in Sydney and Auckland. Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft Ignite is the place to be for SharePoint futures

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft gave a sneak peak at the timeframe and focus areas for SharePoint Server 2016. Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint

2015 53

Managing Meetings in SharePoint 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

Within the context of SharePoint 2013, AvePoint offers a Meetings App for this scenario.

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Mini-Workshop at the Office 365 and SharePoint User Group Meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I was the second of two presenters at the Office 365 and SharePoint User Group meeting in Christchurch. All in 25 minutes.

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Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

The week of the Microsoft SharePoint Conference for 2014 has arrived, and as is usual for such events, today’s opening sessions featured a bevy of new announcements about the roadmap for SharePoint, Office 365, and more. The Office Graph works across SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, Yammer, and Office. SP1 for SharePoint 2013.

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News Roundup – Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

I know the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas was over a month ago, but here’s the news I saw coming out from the show (or a bit after). “ Qumu’s Speech Search for SharePoint 2013 … Qumu added speech search and other new capabilities to its Video App for SharePoint 2013.

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SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities in October 2015

Michael Sampson - Currents

I head to Canada for a client meeting in mid-October, which works perfectly for dropping by Minneapolis on the way home to attend and speak at SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities. For more information, see SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities (October 24, 2015). Adoption Conferences & Events Microsoft SharePoint Re-Imagining Effective Wor

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SharePoint Conference Australia and New Zealand: Workshops and a Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

In July I will be attending and participating in both the Australian SharePoint Conference (Sydney, July 15-16) and the New Zealand SharePoint Conference (Auckland, July 22-23), put on and coordinated by Debbie Ireland and her team at ShareThePoint. Pre-Conference Workshop on User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint.

SharePoint Roadmap for Kindle - Now Available

Michael Sampson - Currents

While I was in Auckland earlier this week, I created the Kindle edition of SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration.

Opening Keynote at the SharePoint Conference in Auckland

Michael Sampson - Currents

Day one of the SharePoint Conference in Auckland is kicking off, with a two-hour Microsoft keynote. SharePoint, Integration, and Knowledge.

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"I Use SharePoint" - a New User Adoption Resource Site from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft has recently released the I Use SharePoint web site, which is filled with "winning attention" material. SharePoint User Adoption

2011 73

Workshare Point for Document Management in Outlook and SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Key features are: - Outlook email messages and attachments can be saved on send to a document library in SharePoint. - SharePoint

Notes on “Making Sure That The SharePoint Solutions Your Team Has Created Don’t Go to Waste” (Lou Zulli, Jr)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lou from the United States ( Lakewood High School ) is presenting on making sure your SharePoint solutions don’t go to waste. The aim is to improve user adoption of SharePoint solutions. The out-of-the-box design of SharePoint 2010 is too hard for people to use. Now, it’s a SharePoint application.

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SharePoint Conference – Australia and New Zealand (Update)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In just a couple of weeks the SharePoint Conferences in Australia and New Zealand are happening. Tuesday 15 July – 10.30am – User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint: What’s Used, What’s Effective? Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint Upcoming Events featured the conference in Auckland is July 22-23.

SharePoint: 100,000 Million Users (??)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mary Jo Foley wrote in March that Microsoft says it is adding 20,000 new SharePoint users a day : " Microsoft has been adding 20,000 SharePoint users per day, every day for the last five years, according to Jared Spataro, Director of SharePoint product management. million new SharePoint users every year. SharePoint

SharePoint: #1 Challenge is User Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Global360 is running its SharePoint Survey for Fall 2011 : " It is time again for our semi-annual SharePoint Survey! My Comments.

Notes on “Using SharePoint as the Canvas for Student Creativity and Inspired Solutions” (Lou Zulli)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lou is talking about the use of SharePoint at Lakewood High School, and how students are deeply involved. Some notes: - Lakewood has been using SharePoint since 2001. SharePoint 2010 was the eye-opening experience; “look at what we can do with this.” First iteration in SharePoint 2010 with minimal branding.

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Opening Keynote, SharePoint Conference in Australia

Michael Sampson - Currents

The SharePoint Conference is kicking off in Australia today. first conference in 2010; done 6 conferences since then. - … SharePoint 2010 was in beta in 2010. Conference Notes Microsoft SharePoint Mark Rhodes, Introducing Guy for the First Part of the Conference. ”) Few people with Android. BlackBerry very popular.

2014 24

NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

NewsGator is built to sit on top of SharePoint as a managed service application and does not operate independent of it. This is a good move.

The Cost of SharePoint = License Fee x9 (It's a Microsoft Figure)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In response to my post about making SharePoint not look like SharePoint , Mike asked where the figure I quoted came from. Just because a company does spend extra on SharePoint customizations doesn’t mean that it was needed in order to make the solution work. Take "SharePoint workflow," as an example. SharePoint

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Notes on “Deployment of SharePoint 2013 document, records and collaboration solution at AUT” (Alan Marshall, Stephen McWilliams, Shelley Tasele)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Day two of the New Zealand SharePoint Conference is starting. Also the SharePoint Shepherd’s Guide for End Users 2013. -

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What Does It Actually Mean to Offer a "Platform"? - Reconsidering the SharePoint Decision

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier in the week, I pointed to some Microsoft material from last year that talked about "the partner opportunity" with SharePoint.

harmon.ie Goes Mobile, Bringing SharePoint to the iPad

Portals and KM

Their tools focus on increasing user adoption of collaboration tools include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes. Now they have moved a step further gone mobile and unveiling the capbility to bring Microsoft SharePoint document collaboration and social interactions to the iPad – “harmon.ie

Is SharePoint "Worth It" as a Collaboration Tool? - Joe Shepley

Michael Sampson - Currents

Joe Shepley, the VP and Practice Leader at Doculabs asks whether firms should be using SharePoint 2010 as their collaboration platform at all: " I’m in the middle of a series on SharePoint collaboration. In the first two posts, I focused on why SharePoint collaboration fails and how you can take steps to ensure that it succeeds.

Research on Collaboration and SharePoint in the UK - All is Not Well

Michael Sampson - Currents

Fujitsu released results from a recent survey of IT managers in the UK (and maybe Ireland) on collaboration and SharePoint: " The research - commissioned by Fujitsu - shows that of all collaboration technologies, SharePoint is by far the most common. Collaboration SharePointMy Comments. It costs $10. Knock yourself out.

Notes on “Integrating Yammer with SharePoint” (Elaine van Bergen and Chris O’Connor)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the session before lunch, Elaine and Chris are talking about the integration between Yammer and SharePoint. out-of-the-box can add “Yammer Feed” to a SharePoint site. in SharePoint on-premise, can replace the SharePoint Newsfeed with the Yammer feed. Requires SharePoint 2013 SP1 to work.

2014 27

AvePoint Survey on Managing and Governing SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

AvePoint recently released the results of a survey about managing and governing SharePoint. Nearly a third of respondents also use SharePoint to run extranet portals and company websites. While almost all SharePoint users saw document management as a key benefit, 47.4% SharePointSurvey respondents were based in Europe.

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Results from 2012 SharePoint Study: Value is a Work in Progress

Portals and KM

Vizit , maker of SharePoint. collaboration and search tools, recently conducted a study: SharePoint Study: Insights into Content Use and Collaboration. There were 1100 participants who were responsible for SharePoint in their organizations. Less than 50% of SharePoint content is actively used each month.  

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Bayer Embraces Lotus Connections Across-the-Board, Not SharePoint MySite

Michael Sampson - Currents

What I didn't know was the wider story about Bayer choosing SharePoint, and the resulting conflict inside that BMS's decision to go with Connections caused. Sharepoint MySite vs. Connections. Lotus SharePointVolker set me straight, however : " Bayer is one of Microsoft's largest wins. Only they did not. Interesting.

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The Group Work Site in SharePoint 2010 - "strange, inconsistent, weird, and unusable"

Michael Sampson - Currents

SharePoint 2010 ships with a number of pre-defined site templates, list templates, and library templates. Enterprise Collaboration SharePoint

Bravo! RIM - BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Research In Motion announced the BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint , an app for BlackBerry devices: " Connectivity between BlackBerry smartphones and SharePoint servers is made possible with the market-leading BlackBerry Enterprise Server software. Enterprise Mobility SharePointMy Comments. I say "bravo!" Bravo!

Technology Review Finally Talks about SharePoint - But Gets the Data Wrong

Michael Sampson - Currents

MIT Technology Review has been looking at collaboration approaches and tools during March, and has finally devoted an article to SharePoint. " One way or another, they will run up against the market leader: Microsoft's SharePoint software, which is used by more than 100 million people around the world. ". Collaboration SharePoint