The Softer Side of SharePoint – What’s Your SharePoint Business Model?


When you look at utilizing SharePoint within an organization, there needs to be shared understanding around four questions, which will enable you to steer the usage of SharePoint to support the business and help drive value.

  • What is the future state you want to achieve and what does it look like?
  • Why did you choose that specific future state, as opposed to other options?
  • Who will do what to get you to that state?
  • How will you get to that state?

Running a SharePoint Deployment is Complicated

SharePoint provides unique challenges because the application can morph into something completely differently than you originally planned.  The application’s greatest strength – flexibility – is also its’ greatest challenge.  The following is taken from Lynn Warneke’s article on nothingbutsharepoint.com…

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