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2 New SharePoint Awesomeness Training Sessions - Disruption & Governance

This post has been a long time coming, I've had on my mind for the last 12 months that I want to bring my thinking and approaches out into the open in a more formal manner and run some 'training' courses in the key areas that I consult in. 

I'll have some news in the next month or so about a Requirements Facilitation course I'm planning, but for now I want to formally announce the birth of two new courses:

  • Disruptive SharePoint Approaches - 1 Day
  • Disruptive SharePoint Governance for the Masses - 2 days

The titles are subject to change but hopefully allude with sufficient clarity what the sessions are focused on.

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Knowledge Kaizen with Yammer and SharePoint

‘Kaizen’ is a Japanese word term for continuous improvement. In order to maintain a healthy, business aligned and valuable knowledge platform, there is a need to have clear alignment across all knowledge sources on an on-going basis, for a typical large organisation this can be spread across:

  • Knowledge
  • Collaboration
  • Enterprise Social.

For the purpose of this blog post, let’s assume that these services will be delivered by SharePoint (knowledge and collaboration) and Yammer (Enterprise Social) and yes I know that there is cross-over between those platforms.

Experience shows that the area that will reap most value from continuous improvement is:

  • Search
  • Meta Data.

For the purpose of this post we will be looking at Knowledge from an Information Governance perspective and focus the scope on proactive management and maintenance of meta data.


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