Use These 6 Steps to Perform a Successful Phased SharePoint Migration

Use These 6 Steps to Perform a Successful Phased SharePoint Migration

Migration is a great opportunity for the IT and line of business teams to work together and forge a tight partnership. You may be tempted to release your entire new SharePoint platform to all users immediately, but that’s a recipe for failure. 

New eBook: Four Steps to Ace Your SharePoint Migration

New eBook: Four Steps to Ace Your SharePoint Migration

Many companies are turning to Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint to improve the speed and quality with which they work. Nearly 60 percent of companies surveyed by the Association for Image and Information Management (AIIM) stated they would incorporate Microsoft’s cloud solutions in the near future. For many that are still on SharePoint 2010, moving to either SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2016 will require a massive change.

Without Change, There Would Be No Butterflies: 4 Steps to Transform Your Business with Change Management

Without Change, There Would Be No Butterflies: 4 Steps to Transform Your Business with Change Management

Over the last month, we’ve been on a journey together. From finding an executive sponsor and crafting a killer awareness plan to aligning the right training and support to drive adoptionyou’ve laid the foundation to change the way your business works.  

We all know that this is vital work – in an age where consumers can swipe or tap to consume services and buy products, you need to update your IT systems to allow your workers to access information quickly, collaborate rapidly, and forge a new relationship with customers.   

We’ve called this change management, but you can also refer to it as business transformation. Business transformation is at the heart of every company – especially inside everyday processes and driving innovation with purchased productivity tools.

3 Ways to Finish Your SharePoint Change Management Plan Strong

3 Ways to Finish Your SharePoint Change Management Plan Strong

Welcome to the fourth installment in our multi-part series on how to ace change management for your migration to Microsoft SharePoint or Microsoft Office 365. Catch up by reading last week’s blog post on crafting a successful training plan. Today, we’ll take a closer look at readiness and adoption.   

Employees have heard about SharePoint thanks to your executive sponsors, they’ve seen the platform in action thanks to your champions, and you have architected a holistic training plan. Now, it’s time to put your change management plan into action for your wider employee base to make sure they are ready to adopt the new way of work you’re providing for them.   

Follow These 4 Steps for a Holistic Change Management Training Plan

Follow These 4 Steps for a Holistic Change Management Training Plan

Welcome to the third installment in our multi-part series on how to ace change management for your migration to Microsoft SharePoint or Microsoft Office 365. Catch up by reading last week’s blog post on building awareness. Today, we’ll take a closer look at training.   

Training is one of the most important arrows in your change management quiver to mitigate employees’ fear and stress.  

4 Ways to Shout Your Change Management Initiative from the Rooftops

4 Ways to Shout Your Change Management Initiative from the Rooftops

Welcome to the second in our four-part series on how to ace change management for your migration to Microsoft SharePoint or Microsoft Office 365. Catch up by reading last week’s blog post on planning and sponsorship. Today, we’ll take a closer look at awareness.   

A good awareness campaign informs, engages, and inspires your users to be the change you wish to implement in your company.  

4 Ways to Transform Change Management Planning and Sponsorship

4 Ways to Transform Change Management Planning and Sponsorship

Welcome to the first in our four-part series on how to ace change management for your migration to Microsoft SharePoint or Microsoft Office 365. Today, we’ll take a closer look at planning and sponsorship.  

If you don’t lay the proper foundation before major change, it is extremely difficult to make the change stick. You must have respected people at the top of your company’s food chain who give their endorsement of change and can truly drive the case for change home.  

Content Panda’s Top 3 Predictions for 2017

Content Panda’s Top 3 Predictions for 2017

The future for Microsoft’s productivity software solutions has never been brighter. The release of SharePoint 2016 and highly regarded feature upgrades in Office 365 are leading many businesses to seriously consider upgrading their own collaboration and productivity solutions to transform the way they work and communicate.  

We took all of our conversations with Microsoft, key partners, customers, and prospects and put them into our veritable disco … we mean 8-ball … at Content Panda headquarters – we’re happy to present you with our three top predictions for 2017: 

Content Panda’s Top 3 2016 Takeaways

Content Panda’s Top 3 2016 Takeaways

We’ve had a great time meeting with our customers, partners, and prospects all looking to answer the same question: How do we use technology to transform the way we teach, adopt, and drive usage of new solutions in the workplace?  

There were a lot of major takeaways from the past year, but here are three important ones: