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Big SharePoint governance mistakes
This article is part of the SharePoint Insider issue of June 2009
The Microsoft SharePoint platform makes it easy for organizations large and small to develop shared portals, allowing for greater collaboration and improved workflow management for teams working across the building or across the country. More on SharePoint governance Quantifying the success of your SharePoint governance policy Balancing SharePoint governance Planning for scalability in Microsoft SharePoint governance Unfortunately, "easy to develop" doesn't mean that they're easy to maintain. Even the most well meaning administrators can get into trouble when trying to maintain governance over a SharePoint site. Here are two of the biggest SharePoint governance mistakes along with the steps you should take to avoid trouble: Taking on too much at the beginning When new SharePoint administrators begin governance duties on a shared portal, they see all of the wonderful functionality the platform offers, including advanced workflows and business intelligence. They want to turn on all the bells and whistles. This makes the learning ...
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