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This Writer’s 2012 New Years Blogging Resolutions

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I’ve begun to feel a convergence lately—of tools and motivation, of desire and actual potentials toward reality, of wherewithal and professional and personal need, of hubris and humility. I ain’t all that good at this social media thing—and I need to be. And so I’ve determined to more directly invoke my editorial calendar and focus on the task at hand: writing productivity. Continue reading

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How To Plug SharePoint’s Social Holes

Pure play social software competitors may slight SharePoint for not providing a complete enterprise social media environment, but the product is ubiquitous in corporate computing and SharePoint 2010 added fundamental social media features like richer user profiles and news feeds.

In a panel discussion on SharePoint as a social platform, the consensus was that SharePoint contains many of the ingredients of a social application, but by itself doesn’t get you all the way there–not without extensive customization or the addition of a third-party product such as NewsGator Social Sites.

via informationweek.com Coverage from Enterprise 2.0, a UBM TechWeb event. Discussion peppered with references to NewsGator and other “plugs.” Voices again the concern that Microsoft still lives in a world of documents, and not people.

If your company still lives in a world of documents too, well there’s your battle.

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The 5 Teams You Need for Effective SharePoint Governance

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By the end of this article, I may not be able to give you all the answers to the questions above, but I hope to at least add clarity and give you some practical structure and tactics you can use to achieve effective SharePoint governance.

In particular I will provide answers to the following key questions:

  • What is effective SharePoint governance?
  • How should I structure my governance teams?
  • How does business strategy fit into SharePoint governance?
  • What should my governance teams be doing?

Let’s start with what “effective” SharePoint governance is, and what it isn’t.