SharePoint 2013 for the Social Intranet

SharePoint is present in 80% of the Fortune 100; and plays a prominent intranet role in about 70% of knowledge worker intranets (either powering the main intranet portal, or delivering associated collaboration sites and/or document repositories). This in spite of its history. SharePoint 2007 was a poor, often frustrating solution; SharePoint 2010 was a step […]

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Content migration for the SharePoint intranet

Migrating content is a big job — in fact, it’s often massive. Many intranet content migration jobs involve many hundreds of thousands of pages and documents (as it did with one recent client with only 400 employees, and more than three-quarters-of-a-million files requiring migration). Migration for SharePoint 2013 (whether content or applications) is one of […]

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The SharePoint 2013 Intranet

There are a lot of reasons to buy into or upgrade to SharePoint 2013: the latest iteration of Microsoft’s portal-web development platform represents a massive, multi-million dollar upgrade on the previous version of SharePoint (a version that was typically oversold given its underwhelming if not frustrating performance and lack of execution). SharePoint 2013 is a […]

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SharePoint 15: what to expect

Speculation is running rampant, and Microsoft has yet to confirm anything, but expect the next version of SharePoint (SP) – dubbed SharePoint 15 – to be released by Spring 2013. We do know for certain, however, that MS has put significant money into redesigning the user interface – the look-and-feel –by a factor of four. […]

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Social intranet case study: PepsiCo Russia

Social intranet case study: PepsiCo Russia

PepsiCo Russia is the largest producer of soft drinks and snack products in Russia, and the CIS states (the former Soviet Union). A consolidated consumer brand company that includes Frito Lay, Gatorade, Quaker Oats, that recently integrated many regional food and juice brands and companies such as ZKZ Lebedyansky and Wimm-Bill-Dann. Of course, with many […]

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