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Setting up in the cloud

This is also useful for setting up any proof-of-concept installation. For example, it is not at all uncommon for a vendor to set up a temporary cloud CMS installation to provide a custom demo setup for a potential client, or for an integrator to provide a customer a temporary proof-of-concept installation so that they made validate the initial work being done

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What would you tell yourself if you could go back in time before the project started?

I’d recommend taking a “trust but verify” approach, and don’t be afraid to ask for things like site visits with other customers, and a proof of concept for your own organization

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User-Generated Taxonomies Will Make or Break SharePoint

You installed that **free** version of WSS (and now Foundation) as an experiment, to test the waters, to build out a proof of concept

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The Role of the Business Analyst in SharePoint

The role of the business analyst is to: Understand what the business does, how it operates Examine existing business processes Identify gaps in processes, opportunities for improvements and automation Capture requirements, create mockups Generate technical requirements, proof of concept solutions Help implement the new processes, features and tools Document improvements, measure, repeat the process Now extend this understanding to how you staff your SharePoint deployment

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Don't Ask a Vendor for a Document Management System

Keep them appraised of progress and listen to their feedback ·Thorough business analysis is essential ·Implement a small, proof of concept, project to help gain acceptance and allow an appropriate learning curve and resolve any, unforeseen, issues ·Form a user group to get feedback from key users within the business ·Be honest and admit mistakes, but be sure to rectify them I hope the above helps…..interested to hear your views&hellip

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How to Sell Records Management – Part 1

This very focused workshop which is conducted over two to three weeks (elapsed time) and requires about three days involvement by the business team to understand their business requirements, explore solution options, and then develop a “proof of concept” (POC) solution for the team to experience

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The BA and the Shiny Objects

If I were to summarize the business case as it’s currently written, it would be something like “There’s a bunch of cool SP2013 stuff that isn’t being used and we think we can use it to make our site look pretty and show people what we’re doing and we’ve started a Proof of Concept (PoC) that we’re going to finish soon to show you just how pretty those SP2013 things will look on our site and we’re going to do whatever we want whether it’s standard or not even if it’s stuff that other projects and departments are really responsible for