In looking at overall technology trends in Digital Workspace and Office 365 from last year moving into 2019, a few predictions bubbled up for me.
Microsoft developed Learning Pathways to focus on driving adoption and change for end users and administrators, delivering more value and greater adoption of Office 365 applications. At Content Panda, we couldn’t be more excited about the available content and playlists.
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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.
As we are wrapping up 2016 and look ahead to the New Year, many companies will look to adopt the latest versions of SharePoint and Office 365. However, these platforms aren’t the Field of Dreams – if you deploy it, your employees won’t automatically flock to the software. It may meet your technical requirements, but only when users adopt and embrace the platform will your deployment truly be deemed a success.
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Is your organization struggling with SharePoint end user adoption? You are not alone. According to the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) 40% of organizations say their SharePoint implementation was not a success. Inadequate user training (67%), hard to use (66%), and lack of senior management support (64%) are cited as reasons for SharePoint projects stalling or failing.
Where is the breakdown? Why are organizations struggling to adopt SharePoint and view it as a success? Three problems rise to the top:
The good news? This doesn’t have to be you.