Breaking Down Barriers in the Land of the Dinosaurs: developing a strategic social collaboration strategy in the real world

A session at SharePoint Fest - D.C. 2015

Friday 10th April, 2015

1:30pm to 2:40pm (EST)

You've heard the messages: the future of SharePoint is pretty much all cloudy and all social. It's a future where you'd like to be, of course, but what if you work in a land of stodgy dinosaurs? Your dinosaurs might not find it so easy to let go of past paradigms and make the leap of faith to try something new and different.

In this session, we'll take a look some powerful social collaboration success stories from which you can draw insights. We'll explore some proven approaches to break down the barriers that you might encounter. And, we'll look at some simple ways you can demonstrate real business value as you and your organization make a bet on the new ways to "work like a network."

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Susan Hanley, MBA

Portal, KM, and SharePoint consultant

Susan, President of Susan Hanley LLC, is a recognized expert in the design, development and implementation of successful portal solutions, with a specialization in Microsoft SharePoint. Her consulting practice is dedicated to helping clients achieve high-impact business outcomes with portal and collaboration solutions. She is a frequent writer and speaker on the topic of implementing successful intranet portal solutions, portal strategy and governance, user adoption, and measuring the value of SharePoint investments. Sue is a co-author of "Essential SharePoint 2010: Overview, Governance, and Planning" and "Essential SharePoint 2007: Delivering High-Impact Collaboration." She also writes a blog on collaboration and SharePoint for Network World Magazine. In 2010, she was named one of the Top 50 SharePoint Influencers.

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Time 1:30pm2:40pm EST

Date Fri 10th April 2015

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Books by speaker

  • Improve It!: A collection of essays on using analytics to accomplish more with SharePoint
  • Essential SharePoint® 2013: Practical Guidance for Meaningful Business Results (3rd Edition) (Addison-Wesley Microsoft Technology Series)
  • Essential SharePoint 2010: Overview, Governance, and Planning (Addison-Wesley Microsoft Technology Series)

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