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
July 18, 2015. SharePoint Saturday Baltimore, Towson, MD. Getting Governance Right: Practical Strategies for Real World Challenges.

July 26, 2015. SharePoint Saturday NY, New York, NY. Step-by-Step Approach to Create Your Own “Consumable” Governance and Training Delivery Site for SharePoint and Panel Discussion with fellow MVP's Ruven Gotz, Michelle Caldwell, and Chris McNulty: More and more organizations are moving to Office 365 every day. Is it right for you?
 
August 18-20, 2015. SharePoint Fest Seattle, Seattle, WA. It’s all About that Case! Demonstrating Clear, Measurable Value from your Enterprise Social Initiative and Breaking Down Barriers in the Land of Dinosaurs: Developing a Strategic Social Collaboration Strategy in the Real World. Register with code HANLEY200 to save $200!

August 24-27, 2015. SPTechCon Boston, MA. Two sessions and a workshop: It's All About That Case: Demonstrating Clear, Measurable Value from your Enterprise Social Initiative and Unlocking the 12 Secrets of SharePoint User Adoption. Plus ½ day workshop: Step-by-Step Approach to Create Your Own “Consumable” Governance and Training Delivery Site for SharePointRegister with code HANLEY for a discount!

October 12-14, 2015. UnityConnect, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Workshop: Building, Adopting and Governing Portals & Collaboration on Office 365 and SharePoint with Dan Holme, Asif Rehmani, and Jasper Oosterveld; Session: It’s all About that Case! Demonstrating Clear, Measurable Value from Your Enterprise Social Initiative; 20-minute speed session: Three Essential Tips for User Adoption. Register with code ​Hanle10 for a discount.
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 March 3, 2015.

Download the white paper: A Practical Framework for SharePoint Metrics.
1 day ago
RT @marypcbuk: @jdunmall @susanhanley @ZDNet as I tweeted the other day, the cultures have converged faster than the technology
1 day ago
How three years of Yammer has changed Microsoft for the better t.co/… via @ZDNet & @marypcbuk
2 days ago
Announcing archiving for non-Microsoft data in Office 365 - Office Blogs t.co/…
2 weeks ago
@WonderTimo Part of the issue is working with your mgr/team on how to track. Eg, all docs in SharePoint and convo in Yammer
2 weeks ago
@GokanOzcifci @joeloleson @buckleyplanet @jshuey I was thinking the same thing!