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Part 4: SharePoint Governance Best Practices for Adoption, Training and Measuring Success

In Part 3 of this blog series: Building your Governance Plan – A Deeper Dive we examined the details of building out your governance plan in a way that meets your business requirements while striking the balance that ensures a successful adoption.  In this installment, we will discuss additional adoption topics as well as training guidelines and measuring success.

Adoption Woes 

Getting users to adopt a new tool or way of doing their jobs can be very difficult, and SharePoint is certainly no exception.  SharePoint has historically been brought into organizations by IT professionals who understand the platform enough to believe it will add tremendous value.  Unfortunately this group often does not understand the business requirements enough to build the solutions most relevant to users across the organization.  The absence of the conversations needed to gather these requirements leads to many failed adoptions.

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