Improving Microsoft Adoption

Insights On Getting Users On Board Faster and More Sustainably

SharePoint Server 2016: What's in it for Me? Webinar with Microsoft's Bill Baer

Posted by Alex Brown on Feb 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM

For those of you wondering if a migration to SharePoint 2016 makes sense, we've got the inside scoop. VisualSP is teaming up with Bill Baer to explain the benefits of this latest release, the investments Microsoft has made to improve SharePoint, and why a migration might make sense for your organization. We are hosting Bill on February 22, 2017, 12 – 1:00pm EST, live on the web.

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption, sharepoint implementation, SharePoint Server 2016

Timeline for SharePoint adoption activities

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Feb 7, 2017 9:07:00 AM

Wouldn't it be nice to have a timeline of 'adoption enhancing activities' to follow when rolling out a new SharePoint-based intranet (or relaunching your existing one)? I mean, let's get real and talk about concrete things instead of vague concepts. Let's do this!

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption

Two Challenges to SharePoint and Office 365 User Adoption

Posted by Alex Brown on Jan 6, 2017 8:02:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from our whitepaper Micro-training In Context: The Path to Faster Technology Adoption. To read the full paper, click here.

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption, end user training, office 365 adoption

Three Reasons Why Micro-training Makes Sense for SharePoint Users

Posted by Alex Brown on Aug 2, 2016 1:10:21 PM

At times, organizations can face inertia following a new SharePoint installation or upgrade. This can be due in part to end-user anxiety. That anxiety stems from assumptions that a new system or technology will be challenging to master.

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption, performance support

Can't Get ROI From SharePoint? Think Again!

Posted by Alex Brown on May 24, 2016 10:09:37 AM

For many companies, SharePoint is a significant investment in time, money, and human resources. Often, those investments provide little return when the SharePoint platform is not fully utilized. What can companies do when a return on investment isn't achieved? In some cases, it may require a bit more investment in a solution that can enable end users to master SharePoint – a performance support system.

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption, performance support

Performance Support Systems: The New Model to Boost SharePoint Productivity

Posted by Alex Brown on Apr 25, 2016 1:03:00 PM

According to the eLearning Guild, a performance support system (PSS) is "a tool or other resource, from print to technology-supported, which provides just the right amount of task guidance, support, and productivity benefits to the user precisely at the moment of need".

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption

Four Problems When SharePoint Adoption Is Weak

Posted by Alex Brown on Apr 20, 2016 9:57:00 AM

Are you feeling the pain of a muted SharePoint launch? Do you see information workers retreating back to old ways? You are not alone.

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption

Has Your SharePoint Training Failed You?

Posted by Alex Brown on Apr 15, 2016 9:14:00 AM

An Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) report found that only 6 percent of enterprises feel "they have achieved success with their SharePoint installations", while 26 percent say they have "struggled to meet expectations", and 28 percent report that while it's doing the job, "progress has stalled to some extent".

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption

We Often Forget Our SharePoint Training

Posted by Alex Brown on Mar 8, 2016 8:41:00 AM

SharePoint training is a critical phase to onboarding. But how can you be certain the training provided "sticks"? We've found some alarming statistics around memory/training retention:
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Topics: SharePoint Adoption

Video: Help With Forms Using InfoPath in SharePoint Designer 2010

Posted by Alex Brown on Mar 3, 2016 9:38:00 AM

Are you a Microsoft Infopath user? Do you build list forms in SharePoint 2010? Did you know SharePoint users can leverage InfoPath to customize SharePoint forms? We've got a brief video demo that explains how you can integrate them.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint Adoption, Microsoft InfoPath, SharePoint Designer 2010

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