Category: business

InfoSecurity study shows that two-thirds of SharePoint users have no security policy

In a study conducted by InfoSecurity-magazine and Emedia and sponsored by Boldon James results show that “shocking two-thirds of SharePoint-using companies in a recent survey have admitted to having ‘no active security policy’ in place for the application”. In the study they contacted a wide range of business from -25 users to +5000 users. Half of those …


Playing games as part of your analysis process

Everyone who has been in a meeting or process to develop something new knows that it is hard. You have to be able to do abstract thinking, visualise designs and structures in your mind, be innovative, be constructive. You have to get the viewpoint of your customer, your target audience, the benefits, the hows and …


Freemind: Awesome tool to mindmap and analyze filestructures

Working offline with InfoPath Filler forms and SharePoint 2010

Free SharePoint Project site template from Brightwork

Amazing work from the people at Brightwork, a company that creates site templates for project and portfolio management. They have released a free version (no caveats) that you can download and use right away from their Project site template. The template extends out-of-the-box SharePoint 2010 and provides a collaborative workspace. The template contains libraries and …


Scrum: Product Backlog and user stories

I had the chance these past few weeks to do my first real SCRUM project. My task was, next to a content governance model, to deliver a “Product Backlog”. A Product Backlog is a collection of user stories, ordered by business value and risk. A user what? A user story! What is that ? Well, …


MIKE 2.0: Open Source standard for Information Management

What is your SharePoint Business Model: Governance basics

Ben McMann from Tribridge talks in this presentation about the SharePoint Business Model. In my view, any project ( not just SharePoint) should start with making up such a thing. This should be the basis of your governance, the start on why and how you are going to manage things.


How to create a Project Dashboard ?

Every Manager needs a dashboard, and every Program Manager needs a project dashboard, so he can view in an instance what projects are running good, and what projects need corrections. Ofcourse you can build something like that in SharePoint, with nice KPI’s, but that is quite easy, so you dont need me to tell you …