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Create SharePoint Governance Policies That Don’t Block Adoption

PHOTO: The Tire Zoo SharePoint is a flexible tool, with a wide range of capabilities which give businesses plenty of options. But all of these options can lead to chaos if you don't put basic governing rules in place. Structure and boundaries can help keep your SharePoint instance sustainably usable. Here's an example: Some admins allow end-users to create new sites...

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SharePoint Adoption Success Starts With Understanding Your Users

PHOTO: Brooke Cagle Even after a successful deployment and a thorough training program, there will always be some employees who struggle to embrace SharePoint for their daily document management tasks. Breaking old habits is a challenge, especially when it comes to making a transition to new technology. But with the right approach, you can make the change an effortless one. To ensure...

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Still Sharing Documents via Outlook? How to Make the Switch to SharePoint

PHOTO: KristopherK In the digital workplace, having access to a tool doesn't always translate into taking full advantage of its power. This is often the case with SharePoint. A quick observation of companies with SharePoint implementations will show teams still relying on emails to share documents. Imagine how much time employees waste trying to find an attachment buried among hundreds of emails...

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How SharePoint Tasks Lists Can Help Break the Sticky Note Habit

Sometimes it's hard to break old habits. SharePoint Tasks Lists offers a way to break the bad habit of using sticky notes for project management. PHOTO: Michael Arrighi Look around your office. Do you see sticky notes hanging from desktops, laptops and white boards? It turns out the sticky note habit is a surprisingly hard one to break. Heavy users even stuff color-coded sticky notes into labeled boxes...

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