Are employees rejecting SharePoint?
Each month, we ask two communication experts to argue respective sides of a burning issue. Here, Sam Marshall and Camilla Herrmann debate whether employees are rejecting Microsoft SharePoint or not.
YES, says Sam Marshall, director of ClearBox Consulting Ltd. SharePoint is unquestionably a success from a licensing perspective, but dig behind the firewall and the picture looks more chequered. For example in a uSamp survey last year, 80 percent of organizations usi...
NO, says Camilla Herrmann, internal and digital communications consultant There are two key points to define here:
What is collaboration? What exactly is SharePoint?
Collaboration is not about using the latest sexy tool demonstrated to the CIO, whether that’s Yammer, Salesforce or external social tools like Twitter. It’s about employees working together by any means they can, whether it’s shouting across the desk or using BlackBerry Messenger.