At a recent 2 day workshop with a large UK central government department I drew this diagram to explain how we feel SharePoint Governance could be applied effectively in any organisation.
As you can see the diagram is split into three main areas:
- Governance Documents
- Governance Boards
- “In-line” Governance.
I suspect (actually I hope and pray) that the first two are familiar to you and you have to at least some level embedded in your organisation, but the third may be new to you and I’ll explain a little later in the post what I actually mean and how you can apply it.
The key for me is that in order for your SharePoint platform to be successful ongoing, at the intersection of any governance initiatives you apply there must be a shared vision.Read More