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Quantifying the success of your SharePoint governance policy
This article is part of the May 2009 issue of SharePoint Insider
More organizations are starting to realize the importance of having a solid SharePoint governance policy in place. As such, it is becoming more common for them to invest a significant amount of time and resources into making sure that their SharePoint governance documents thoroughly address their organizations' needs. More on SharePoint Governance Balancing SharePoint governance Planning for scalability in SharePoint governance Four steps to creating practical SharePoint governance standards But whenever you put a lot of time and money into a project, it becomes just a matter of time before someone asks whether or not the project was worth the investment. Quantifying the success of your SharePoint governance policy is not an easy task, but it has an important purpose. Even before the current economic downturn, many organizations thought of their IT departments as an expense rather than an asset. With companies laying off employees in record numbers, it's a bad thing when any employee is not considered to be an asset. Although ...
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