From business cards and marketing collateral through to the public-facing website, any organisation worth its salt brands itself with a consistent look and feel.
Let’s face it. Your organisation’s SharePoint environment contains sensitive corporate data. From employee personal details to confidential project plans, there’s plenty of information in SharePoint that you’d rather not share with unauthorised third parties.
Many businesses are using SharePoint. What is less widely recognised is the ability of OneDrive for Business, which comes with SharePoint 2013, to improve the way you organise your documents and collaborate with colleagues.
Done the traditional way, working on a business document with other people is a chore. Content gets drafted then the document gets emailed as an attachment to others for their input. And backwards and forwards it goes until a final version is eventually produced.
There’s no point creating a new intranet if no one in the organisation is going to use it. And people are most likely to use their new intranet, and gain its benefits, if it’s easy to access and can capably address their day-to-day work needs.
Recent research has revealed that people are increasingly reliant on mobile devices for work-related internet searching and accessing information. Against this backdrop it has become increasingly important for today’s intranets to accommodate changing usage patterns.
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”.