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.  

Rounding Up The Animal Kingdom Part 2: Gathering SharePoint Champions

This blog is the latest installment in Content Panda’s new series depicting a company’s journey to adopt Microsoft SharePoint. Catch up by reading last week’s post.   

After John and Christine gathered a small pilot group to draft SharePoint use cases, John reviewed them with Andrew. It was important that as the executive champion and also chief executive officer of CIEWG, Andrew was satisfied with these first use cases before the team expanded to work with other lines of business. 

Rounding up the Animal Kingdom Part 1: Defining the Key Stakeholders & Use Cases

This blog is the fourth installment in Content Panda’s new series depicting a company’s journey to adopt Microsoft SharePoint. Catch up by reading last week’s post 

“What a great meeting with Andrew! I don’t think it could have gone any better,” Christine told John as they sat down together in John’s office. “I thought we were going to have to sell him a lot harder on taking the lead as executive sponsor.” 

Past is Prologue: A Lotus Can Rise from the Muddy Waters of the Mississippi

The morning at CIEWG, Chemistry Is Everywhere We Go, a chemical manufacturing company based in Memphis, TN, is like any other morning. Thousands of employees in standard business-casual work attire glued to their phones and their large cups of coffee filed into the generic beige office building in single file, making beelines for their cubicles.