Folders and departmentalization are the enemy of collaboration.
There I said it, straightforward and to the point… and while this is no great
epiphany, it brings to the forefront the constant crusade of Enterprise Content
Management (notice I said Enterprise, not electronic)… What exactly is the point
So many organizations claim they want to “collaborate”, “centralize”, and
make things “easier” but when it comes down to actually putting things in place,
they balk like a little leaguer pitching to a steroid pumped up hitter. WHY?
FEAR… fear of the work it will take, fear of failure, and fear of confronting
organizational inefficiencies/entrenched co-workers and leadership.
So how do you confront these fears and conquer them? Here are a few tips:
Fear #1: ECM takes work and will change the way we think
- If you don’t put the necessary planning in, you will fail. So if you don’t
want to plan, don’t even touch SharePoint.
- Create a project plan and be ready to adapt it, as ECM is iterative.
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