change management

Taking the Message of Simplified SharePoint User Experience on the Road

Taking the Message of Simplified SharePoint User Experience on the Road

It’s been an exciting week for Content Panda! From the release of Content Panda Analytics – our newest feature giving you a slick view into the key metrics driving your SharePoint adoption campaigns – to speaking at several Office 365 and SharePoint events throughout the United States, there is a lot to talk about.

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: 

New eBook: 4 Ways to Transform SharePoint Change Management

New eBook: 4 Ways to Transform SharePoint Change Management

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.

Short circuit the pain of change management and download our free eBook today which gives you the four steps necessary to successfully implement change management for your software rollout.

4 Ways to Drive Awareness When Deploying Microsoft SharePoint or Office 365

4 Ways to Drive Awareness When Deploying Microsoft SharePoint or Office 365

Awareness must happen before, during, and even after your SharePoint rollout – so your communication strategy has to be proactive and account for this reality. It’s important that you find the right people, the right messages, the right channels, and the right time.