Happy 2016! As with most people and organizations, the beginning of a new year is a great time to re-establish foundations and routines. This January's meeting will be focused on SharePoint 101 and helping to establishing a solid base of information that will be built on throughout the rest of this year. Topics will include but not limited to:
• SharePoint Terminology & Structure • What is Metadata and How to Use • SharePoint Content Types • Moving Away from Folders and Into Views • SharePoint Pages • Permissions! • Recycling Bin • Alerts • Web Parts/App Parts • Much, much more!!
Throughout the meeting, members will be asked to participate in smaller groups. This is an excellent way for teams to work together and apply what has been learned throughout the session. We will have SharePoint Mentor/Advisors available to work with the groups throughout the meeting. It may be helpful to forward the newsletter information onto anyone else within your organization that may benefit from information.
It’s GAMESTORMING time! This session introduces Innovation Games, an inventive method of engaging your customers, end-users and peers. You’ll learn how you can use gaming strategies to gather requirements, build consensus, drive strategic direction and recover broken work streams and projects. You’ll get an introduction to innovation games and learn how games can be facilitated and used to generate rich qualitative data sets. Move past the traditional methods for building requirements and driving consensus—it’s time to liven up your meetings!
This meeting is not available online this session because the interactive nature. We will be creating a video of the meeting and making that available afterward.
Put a great enterprise social product - Yammer - in the hands of end users and the rest falls into place, right? Wrong! This session shares the candid, real-world experience of a global company answering the question, "What makes social really work in your organization?" We'll review sometimes painful lessons learned over time, plus the latest strategies for driving business, cultural and technical change. Join us for practical and actionable advice to support your enterprise social journey.
Melanie Hohertz is Cargill's strategic leader and change/communication expert around adoption, engagement, measure and value. She is a well-known advocate for implementing Yammer and has spoken at numerous conferences about her experiences with implementing Yammer at Cargill. We have a great opportunity of having Melanie present her Microsoft Ignite session at our June meeting. In addition, we will have Melanie join a panel of local experts around Yammer and enterprise social. This is a must-see event if you are even thinking about enterprise social in your organization.