4 Reasons Not to Migrate to SharePoint Without a Training Plan

Training is an extremely important pillar that must be included in any major SharePoint migration project. Create a comprehensive training plan accommodating the different learning styles, geographic challenges, resource constraints, and roll-out strategy you have. Take into account what functions in SharePoint you’re implementing, the important tasks you want employees to learn, behaviors you want them to practice, and also how much money you have to do all of this.

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

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

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

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.