Governance Panel at SHARE 2012

This SHARE 2012 Governance panel explores the importance of SharePoint Governance within an organization and dive into real world scenarios that the panelists have seen on their journeys within SharePoint projects from both a consultancy and employee perspective.
Moderated by Jeremy Thake, Enterprise Architect – Microsoft SharePoint MVP, AvePoint, Inc. and panelists include
Sarah Haase, Best Buy
Susan Hanley, Susan Hanley LLC
Richard Harbridge, Allin Consulting
Adam Quinn, Nielsen.

– define Governance in 140 characters or less
– what drove the organisation to implement governance? Was it reactive or proactive?
– impact on IT governance ?
– is wild-wild-west so bad ?
– we have SharePoint, how can we drive adoption?
– where do you start? What standards do you come up with? How do you enforce standards?
– how is site control trimmed down ?
– how quickly do you get involved in changing structure or standards ?
– how do you work with coaches and key users ?
– how do you measure your ROI on governance ?

Produced by The Eventful Group, SHARE 2012 is the only global SharePoint Conference designed specifically for the business user. The vibrant community united in Atlanta, Georgia, April 23-26, 2012, to discover innovative ways to use SharePoint to achieve business results. For more information visit

About: Marijn

Marijn Somers (MVP) has over 14 years experience in the SharePoint world, starting out with SP2007. Over the years the focus has grown to Office 365, with a focus on collaboration and document management. He is a business consultant at Balestra and Principal Content Provider for "Mijn 365 Coach" that offers dutch employee video training. His main work tracks are around user adoption, training and coaching and governance. He is also not afraid to dig deeper in the technicalities with PowerShell, adaptive cards or custom formatting in lists and libraries. You can listen to him on the biweekly "Office 365 Distilled" podcast.

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