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Using SharePoint in the Global NGO Environment

A Full Day Colloquium and Peer Exchange

Washington, DC

June 21, 2012 ♦ 9:00am-4:30pm

Join us in Washington, DC, for a 1-day colloquium on Using SharePoint in the Global NGO Environment.  This event is for experienced SharePoint users and is limited to international NGOs that have been using SharePoint 2007/2010 or BPOS/ Office365 for 6 months or more. The goal is to share best practices and real-life models for SharePoint configuration, administration, publishing and use. The colloquium will be facilitated by experienced users from among your peer NGOs and will include demos, panels, and discussion.

InsideNGO, with co-sponsor NPOKI, is conducting this event – don’t miss the opportunity!  Please share this information with colleagues who might also benefit.

Preliminary Topics:

  • User adoption: lessons learned
  • Information Architecture
  • Office 365/ Cloud options: why and when should you adopt?
  • SharePoint without Internet Explorer: Macs, iOS, Android
  • SharePoint in remote places: options, hardware acceleration, offline
  • Search
  • Taxonomy – tagging and meta information in SharePoint
  • Migration from 2007 to 2010 or to Office365

What you will take away:

  • Identify best practices/lessons learned for those currently using SharePoint in a global NGO environment
  • Learn specific setup and customization methods that enhance the SharePoint experience
  • Network with others using SharePoint in a low resource environment
  • Get answers and suggestions to your specific SharePoint problems
  • Learn about training, deployment, budgeting, and evaluation of SharePoint
  • Learn what not to use SharePoint for
  • Learn how the limitations of using of SharePoint in the cloud might actually work to your advantage!

If you have other topics that you would like discussed or would like to be a presenter, please contact wlester@npoki.org .

The link below will take you to detailed information for the colloquium including registration, fees schedule, and presenter information.  The fee for this event is $150 for InsideNGO and NPOKI members to cover the cost of lunch and event preparation.

Using SharePoint in the Global NGO Environment: http://bit.ly/K13vQa

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