susan hanley llc
represents a connected network of forward-thinking strategists, technical architects, and business analysts dedicated to helping organizations build effective portal and collaboration solutions – solutions with measurable results.

Successful portal, collaboration, and knowledge management solutions require an investment in a lot more than just technology. Organizational and political (process and people) strategies have a much greater impact and as a result, a comprehensive strategy is vital for success.

Sue and her network of associates can help your organization realize clear and tangible value from your investment in portal and collaboration technologies, especially Microsoft SharePoint, to improve your organization’s ability to:
  • Share and leverage expertise – both inside the company and as part of an extended network of customers, suppliers and partners
  • Find and organize information assets with an effective information architecture design
  • Build awareness and gain adoption for your intranet, portal and collaboration solutions
  • Plan an effective governance strategy
  • Demonstrate measureable value from your investments in portal and collaboration technology
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
September 26-30, 2016. Microsoft Ignite, Atlanta, GA.  4 Sessions: Transform knowledge management and collaboration with Office 365 (with Dan Holme) (75 minutes), Panel led by Kanwal Khipple: Improve Office 365 adoption: top 10 ways3 essential tips for user adoption of Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office 365 (Theater Session)
Learn from MVPs: and panel discussion on all things SharePoint (with Benjamin Niaulin, Fabian Williams, Jennifer Mason, Jason Himmelstein , and Christian Buckley).
 
October 26-28, 2016. SEF Unity Connect, Stockholm, Sweden. Workshops: Step-By-Step Approach to Create Your Own Governance & Training Delivery Site for SharePoint and Information Architecture: The Myths, The Methods, and The Musts for an Awesome Intranets. Sessions: We Built It, But Why Won’t They Come? Practical Advice to Overcome Common Adoption & Change Hurdles and summary version of Step-By-Step Approach to Create Your Own Governance & Training Delivery Site for SharePoint. Save 10% with code SEFSUSH10.

November 2, 2016. SharePoint Engage, Raleigh, NC. Keynote: ​Practical advice to overcome common user adoption and change hurdles. Register with code RAL100 and get $100 off!

November 14, 2016. KM World, Washington, DC. Workshop: Essential SharePoint: Real-World Tips & Strategies for Nontechnical Users. Use code SPEAKER16 for a discount.

November 16, 2016. SharePoint Symposium , Washington, DC. ​We built it, but why won’t they come? Practical advice to overcome common user adoption and change hurdles for SharePoint.

December 5-6. SPTechCon San Franciscto. San Francisco, CA. Two "double" sessions: Step-by-Step Approach to Create Your Own Governance and Training Delivery Site for SharePoint (with optional "build your site on-site" lunch session) and Information Architecture: The Myths, The Methods, and The Musts for an Awesome Intranet.

December 8-9. SharePoint Fest Chicago. Chicago, IL. ​Information Architecture Overview: The Myths, The Methods, and The Musts for an Awesome Intranet and We built it, but why won’t they come? Practical advice to overcome common user adoption and change hurdles.
Preview Chapter 2 online.
Download the Appendix - content for your governance and training plans.
Download a list of policy and guideline questions for SharePoint and Office 365 to help create your governance plan. Updated September 16, 2016.

Download the white paper: A Practical Framework for SharePoint Metrics.
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