To upgrade or not upgrade, that is the question.
One of the most topical technology issues facing small businesses today is whether to maintain an on-premise systems infrastructure or move to the cloud. Increasingly, businesses are seeing the merits of cloud services and are diving into the cloud with great enthusiasm.
Product improvements are occurring cloud first. One thing you’ll notice is that Microsoft is pushing the cloud very heavily today. So if you’re on Office 365 you will get the latest and greatest new benefits and features straight away at your fingertips.
You’d think this is a simple topic. SharePoint, with all its extendibility and connectivity, should be the perfect tool for tracking all your customer related content in conjunction with tracking information in Dynamics CRM.
If you are involved in managing implementing new software, you will find yourself managing change, change in the way people do things. Understanding the behaviour of your employees throughout a change will be a key success factor in your implementation.
May the fourth be with you. Did we all not celebrate Star Wars day (4 May) recently? I was reflecting that we make the point in our professional lives that speed (force) is the essence. The concept that if you are not fast then you will be left behind as the slow one.
As with all other sizeable new business software implementations, a successful SharePoint deployment is one that is well thought-out and carefully managed every step of the way. However in one key respect a SharePoint deployment is different from most others.