SharePoint Metadata

Fact Checking and Search

Fact Checking and Search

In the age of fake news, it’s hard to decide whom to trust and where to get our news from. It’s a big challenge for everyone. Recently, I’ve been working with a client where one of my tasks was to do a research on this topic – yes, sometimes I do non-SharePoint projects, too. The goal of this post is to summarize the information and recommendations I’ve found.

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“Search First” content migration

“Search First” content migration

When migrating content from an old version of SharePoint to a new one; or from SharePoint on-prem to Office 365; or from a file share to SharePoint / OneDrive / Office 365 – one of the most critical questions is always the findability of content, regardless of its migration status.

Often, migration takes a long time (even months), and users get confused very soon if they don’t know where to find what.

Search can be of help.

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The Culture of Information Sharing

The Culture of Information Sharing

Recently, Barbara Chudak has published her great Intranet Content Publishing Guide on this blog. This post reminds me to talk about the importance and culture of information sharing.

The most successful organizations are open-minded and promote a culture of information sharing, encouraging their employees to make their knowledge available to others. This is good for the company, but also good for the employees who can feel they are “useful” because they are part of the company’s overall success by sharing information. Also, they can get the benefit of knowledge shared by others in the organization. read more…