Best Practices for SharePoint Cultural Change Management – From the SharePoint Consulting Trenches

Posted by EPC Group on Nov.11, 2011 1:09 pm

Introduction

It is not unusual for those implementing SharePoint 2010 to experience a fair amount of change and conflict as part of their deployment process. Other than e-mail, no other product that you will implement will have as wide or personal “touch and feel” as SharePoint 2010 if you intend to implement this product in a wide, deep, and pervasive way. When SharePoint Server 2010 is implemented in your environment, you’re not just implementing a simple document management or Web-based collaboration solution. You’re implementing change; Culture change. Business process change and Information management change. Usually, when change happens within an organization, power balances get shifted and conflicts can ensue. Read More

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Topics: Consulting From the Trenches Office 365 Change Management SharePoint 2013 Upgrade SharePoint Change Management SharePoint Consulting SharePoint Consulting Strategies SharePoint End User Adoption SharePoint Migrations

Dissecting a Decade of SharePoint Consulting Success – Article 2 of 2: Whiteboarding

Posted by EPC Group on Jun.07, 2012 8:07 am

Whiteboarding Your SharePoint Road Map

This is the 2nd of a 2 part blog post as EPC Group has embarked on and completed our 650+ successful SharePoint implementation. Part 1 of this blog post can be found here.

 

In most any enterprise SharePoint implementation, SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013, one of the single most valuable tools I find that most frequently provides that “Aha!” moment to both the business stakeholders and I.T. (Information Technology) management is the $99.00 to $199.00 OfficeMax (or your favorite office suppliers) whiteboard. This magical piece of bolt on the wall plastic has provided me and my team at EPC Group.net more progress with our clients in the initial envisioning and requirements gathering phases than any other tool. (It’s time to break out the red, green, and blue markers!)

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Topics: Business Intelligence (BI) BYOD - Bring Your Own Device Consulting From the Trenches ECM-Enterprise Content Management Hybrid SharePoint Implementation Office 365 Office 365 Consulting SharePoint 2010 SharePoint 2013 Consulting SharePoint 2013 Upgrade SharePoint Responsive Web Design SharePoint Roadmap