Lead The Enterprise Revolution: 5 SharePoint Trends You’ll Want to Follow in 2013


In the past few years, it has been evident that a revolution is brewing in the enterprise. Whether you like it or not, this revolution is happening in your enterprise as proven by these four telltale signs:In the past few years, it has been evident that a revolution is brewing in the enterprise. Whether you like it or not, this revolution is happening in your enterprise as proven by these four telltale signs:
 
Consumerization of IT, aka BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Movement
It’s so easy and convenient for business people to bring their own devices or even procure web-based tools that meet their business needs. Gone are the days of businesses fully relying and waiting on IT to provide them with a relevant solution.
Lightning Speed of Business
Our global economy and the exponential growth of technology have expedited business transactions worldwide. Sales cycles are shorter, immediate access to a global market is the norm, and the competitive barrier to entry has been lowered. Who would have imagined a viral video watched by 1.2 billion people worldwide in less than six months can generate $8M USD in ad revenue? Is your enterprise adequately equipped to adapt to this new reality?
Doing More with Less
The global economic crisis in the past few years has forced organizations to cut their expenditures and be more prudent in their investments. We are expected to do more with less. Thanks to technology platforms, such as SharePoint, doing more with less can certainly be achieved. However, unless business needs are strategically aligned with your SharePoint investment, it’s nothing but a glorified network share. Sound familiar?
Grassroots Social Collaboration
Gone are the days where you’ll pick up the phone or send an email to a subject matter expert asking for help. With the proliferation of consumer social tools, information workers are used to collaborating with their peers anytime, anywhere, with any device. How are we supporting this mode of collaboration in the enterprise?
Fortunately, with SharePoint 2013 and related technologies, you can guide your business through this major paradigm shift and help address these needs. The question is: what should your enterprise focus on in 2013?
 

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