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.
We all know them. We’re all scared of them. Information zombies. Time-munching, brain cell-crunching clutter of undead information. Information that simply won’t stay dead but comes back to haunt us on a daily basis.
Quite successful? How do you know?
With the standard SharePoint integration, in Dynamics CRM saving attachments from Outlook into SharePoint, or attaching documents from SharePoint to an outbound message, can take many clicks and potentially some searching for the right document location.
This is definitely a case of “There is integration and then there is integration”. If like us, you’re looking to do more than the out-of-the-box integration between SharePoint 2013 and Dynamics CRM 2011 (which, let’s face, is fairly basic) then read on.
I was at a meeting recently where a simple screenshot and story about a SharePoint project had a prospective client saying, “I want that. If you could share that story and image with our users, they would be jumping at this project, but sadly today they are retreating”.
If we way-back-when-ed our intranets, how much have they changed in five years? What about five years ahead? Will we be solving the same problems or will we laugh at the immaturity of our current mindset?
Collaboration. In SharePoint circles this is known as the un-word. The one word that promises the world and delivers none of it. Today I want to not only challenge that platitude but paint a picture of a future which is not so far away. A future which is today.
Two years ago, the Manager of Information Communications and Technology at NSWIS became concerned about the state of the organisation’s records management practices.
Yes it may be a little early on in the piece to start talking about product features when it is still in preview, but the…