- Full Description
SharePoint is a large and complex platform that can seem overwhelming at first. Agile SharePoint 2013 shows you how to tackle the delivery process from start to finish with the help of proven Agile project management principles.
The book starts with an overview of SharePoint 2013 and what it can do. These days SharePoint is much more than a content management system or intranet site, and you might be surprised by some of the possibilities available to you. You'll be introduced to Agile project management and why it is well suited to planning and delivering a new SharePoint project, and you'll find out, in a roadmap for the rest of the book, how the Scrum project management approach can lead you to success on this popular but complex platform.
After this groundwork, the author leads you through the implementation process in a series of concise and easily digested chapters. You'll find advice here on everything from gathering business requirements and building a winning team to developing your solution, training your users, and release planning. Some concerns, such as communication and change management, need to be addressed at every stage of the implementation process, so these are discussed next, and the book ends with two chapters on how to use SharePoint effectively on a day-to-day basis once your project is up and running, including how to use SharePoint 2013 to manage other Agile projects.
The book is a balanced mix of concise explanations with practical guidelines, diagrams, tools and case studies. By the end of the book, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and tools to implement a solution that works for you and saves time and money for your organization.
Design and deliver the best for your business with Agile SharePoint 2013.
What youll learn
- What SharePoint 2013 is all about, and why it's so much more than just a content management system
- Agile project management principles and why they are ideal for managing your SharePoint implementation
- How to identify business requirements and build a winning team
- Recognize potential risk areas and develop mitigation strategies
- Learn new tools for managing SharePoint projects and when and how to apply them
- Use SharePoint 2013 as a project management information system (PMIS)
Who this book is for
Agile SharePoint 2013 is for anyone who wants to ensure success with planning and delivering a new SharePoint implementation, whether their business is new to SharePoint or upgrading to the latest version. The information in this book will be especially valuable to project managers, but also to business analysts, IT managers, and anyone else involved in a SharePoint 2013 delivery. Previous experience with Scrum is valuable but not essential.
- Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Part I: Overview
Chapter 1: Introduction to SharePoint
Chapter 2: Agile Project Management
Chapter 3: SharePoint 2013 Implementation Roadmap
Part II: Project Conception
Chapter 4: Business Requirements
Chapter 5: Building a Winning Team
Chapter 6: Legal Considerations
Chapter 7: Governance
Part III: Execution
Chapter 8: Choosing a Solution
Chapter 9: Developing and Testing SharePoint
Part IV: Deployment
Chapter 10: Training Your Users
Chapter 11: Release Planning
Chapter 12: Transition to Operations
Part V: Project-Wide Concerns
Chapter 13: Content Creation and Migration
Chapter 14: Organizational Change Management & Sustainment
Chapter 15: Communicating with Your Organization
Part VI: Tools for managing SharePoint Projects
Chapter 16: Information Requirements
Chapter 17: SharePoint 2013 as a PMIS
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