TOUR04: Designing Governance: How Information Management and Security Must Drive Your Design
You’ve read the white papers, you’ve “Binged” governance, but how, exactly, do you design a SharePoint implementation that will support governance, security, and information management? Join SharePoint MVP and consultant Dan Holme for a practical, nuts-and-bolts look at the close relationship between your information management requirements and SharePoint’s manageability controls, and the demands that relationship places on your design and infrastructure. This session is focused on architecting a logical design of SharePoint that effectively supports your information management requirements and governance plan—the “technical” side of governance. You will learn how to align your governance requirements with SharePoint farms, Web applications, and site collections. You’ll discover why some third-party applications are a “design poison pill” and what SharePoint 2010 offers to greatly improve the deployment of a governable design. Gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies and challenges of designing the logical structure of SharePoint, and take away practical, blueprint-like guidance to what a governed SharePoint implementation might look like in your enterprise.
TOUR06: Enterprise Social Computing with SharePoint 2010
SharePoint 2010 introduces new features that support Social Computing for organizations of all types. Whether you have a “formal vision” or loose idea of what “social” means to your organization, this session will introduce you to the key concepts and features that can aid in your planning and implementation of Social Computing for your organization. This session will highlight how companies gain value out of the Social Computing capabilities of SharePoint.
• Introduction to the “Social Vision” for SharePoint 2010
• What’s important: Tagging, Rating and Notes
• What’s happening: Activity Feeds
• Where is it: Social Search
• Who can help: People and Expertise Search
• Who is out there: Extending Social Features
TOUR01: Wish I’d Have Known That Sooner! SharePoint Insanity Demystified
After years of helping organizations around the world to deploy and implement SharePoint, Dan Holme has found that there are certain pain points that almost everyone encounters. Some are confusing concepts. Some are bad decisions driven by Microsoft’s UI and documentation. Some are due to unnecessarily complex terminology. And some because there are things that SharePoint should do, but can’t. In this session, Dan will share the most common and problematic scenarios, and their solutions, with the goal of saving you pain, time, and money. Think of this session as “Lessons Learned,” “Best Practices,” or “From the Field” on steroids. Whether you’re new to SharePoint or a seasoned veteran, in this grab-bag session there will be treasures for you!