November 9 th , 2011. Real World SharePoint Stories and Solutions. Michelle Gilbert, Dan Platt, & Nick Giuliano. Agenda. Introductions Intranet for the Legal Industry – Michelle Gilbert Tennant Company’s New Website – Dan Platt Break
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November 9th, 2011
Real World SharePoint Stories and Solutions
Michelle Gilbert, Dan Platt, & Nick Giuliano
Develop and support a local community focused on Microsoft SharePoint Technologies
Educate user group members about SharePoint Technologies
Transfer knowledge within the community
Communicate best practices
Introduce new products / solutions
Benchmark Learning (www.benchmarklearning.com)
December 14th9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Microsoft Technical Center - Edina
Topic: Social Networking for the Enterprise
Check www.SharePointMN.com for updates!
2nd Wednesday of every month
9:00 to 11:30 am
Microsoft Technical Center - Edina
ScarePoint Saturday – April 14th , 2012
http://www.sharepointsaturday.org/twincities/default.aspxNormandale College– Bloomington, MN
Microsoft Webcast Calendar of Events
SharePoint ShopTalk (Online) – Every Thursday @ 11:30 AM
SharePoint Legal Users Group – 3rd Thursday @ 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Contact - michelle.gilbert2gpmlaw.com
Nick Giuliano, PMP, V-TSP
Intranet for the Legal Industry
Provide a view of organizational information that simplifies employee interaction with business systems, facilitating collaboration and business processes while improving productivity, communication, and satisfaction.
Provide a firm wide communication tool for events and announcements.
Have a personalized home page per office location.
Link business tools and systems to one portal for easy access.
Connect to our document management system.
Create document collections for improved search.
Improve communication and collaboration across practice groups which tend to operate like silos.
Create robust user profiles for expertise search.
Provide robust content for the administrative, committee, practice group and client team pages.
Improve search results.
Use discussion boards, blogs, wikis when applicable.
Goal: Provide a portal environment for general firm information sharing and communication
Goal: Provide a portal environment for administrative and practice group collaboration.
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month
Date: November 17th
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Topic: Information Architecture (4th Event)
Public Facing, Global, Multi-language SharePoint Implementation
Founded: 1870 by George H. Tennant as wood products company
Business: Leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing equipment and services that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world
2010 Revenues: $668M
NYSE : TNC
Industrial & City Cleaning
Page loads spiking to 5-13 seconds
Drop in lead conversions
Unable to share content between language sites
Performance was so poor (outside the US) our global site admins could no longer make changes
Success Metrics Goals Implementation
Success = Extraordinary User Experience
Driving Efficiencies ImplementationThrough Effective Planning & Budgeting with SharePoint 2010
Inefficiencies are Painful
Planning and Budgeting
Wilder Foundation Case Study
GNet Group Website http://www.gnetgroup.com
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 http://sharepoint.microsoft.com
Office InfoPath 2010http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/infopath/
Q & A Panel Implementation
Thanks for coming! Implementation