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Which should I choose, SharePoint Online, Hybrid or On-Premise?
Online: Moving to an online platform will minimize your IT infrastructure; reducing operational costs without compromising on function. A great option for any large, or small, company looking to keep overheads low while remaining competitive and getting set-up rapidly.
Hybrid: Most companies already have data On-Premises in existing SharePoint investments including client-based sensitive content and data on your private servers. You’ll need to retain at least a small SharePoint on-Premises farm to contain content ‘in house’ but the rest of your data—your general content—can live in SharePoint Online.
On-Premises: On-Premises is only really an option for companies with very real reasons to stay On-Premises and very deep pockets. You must be willing to invest in longer ongoing costs, completing your own patching, harboring your own upgrades, and maintaining a large server farm.
What are the steps involved in installing/fixing our SharePoint?
First is to do an analysis: What is the primary or desired purpose of your SharePoint environment? How much information/data are you working with and how should it be organized? What automations or integrations do you want to include? What are the current issues you want to address with the implementation, or fix outright?
The next step is to develop a plan for how the implementation or fix will be completed, including scheduling of tasks, reviews, and milestones.
Next involves the actual development and implementation of the plan. Often, this is somewhat interactive as we go through ensuring that the results meet the intent, and that users have a voice in the process.
Finally is the cut over and rollout of the system. This includes communication and support to the userbase as they adapt to the changes.
How long will it take to implement my SharePoint?
There are several factors determining how long implementation will take including the number of users, site collection design, the amount of data needed to be reviewed and moved, and what integrations are needed for the system. That being said, a simple implementation of SharePoint can happen in a few months, while a more complex design implementation may be completed in phases over a longer period of time.
My people hate SharePoint! How do I make them use it?
There are three keys to convincing your users that SharePoint is right for you:
1. Show them what’s in it for them! Give them a demonstration on how SharePoint can provide the tools and features that make life and work easier, more accessible, and more collaborative.
2. Consider how people will use the system throughout the design process, and make sure to use tools and features that will appeal to your audience.
3. Understand and address the change curve. Change is hard, but if you can make it exciting and ensure your people understand why and how the change is being made, they will engage with you and the system far more eagerly.
Affordable Housing has been fortunate to use the services of Spot Solutions. They have been very helpful, insightful, and most of all accommodating to our needs, especially during these uncertain times where we had to deploy SharePoint services remotely for over 60 buildings.
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