Presentation on theme: "Social Networking in the Enterprise Rai Umair, Lead Consultant Unique World."— Presentation transcript:
Social Networking in the Enterprise Rai Umair, Lead Consultant Unique World
Agenda Overview of Social Networking Office SharePoint Server as a Social Networking Solution Social Networking Features Social Networking Components Conclusion Q & A
Overview of Social Networking It’s all about connections Core Beliefs Most information is undocumented It’s difficult to connect to the right person Business Drivers Who knows what? Who knows whom? You 20 % 80 %
Social Networking within an Organisation Quickly navigate team structures in order to achieve results. Technology platform should enhance communication and collaboration.
Office SharePoint Server as a Social Networking Solution Administrators Sets up Imports Active Directory Other Identity stores like Human Resource Systems The Seeker Search for People Who knows who? Who knows what? The Results Ranked by: Social distance to seeker Relevance in profiles Aggregate Profiles Store User\Expertise Information Understand Organisation Hierarchy MOSS User Profiles Incremental Updates Staff Adds and Updates Keywords Other Properties My Site (Blog\Wiki)
Social Networking Features Structural My Sites Public Profile Page Private Site People Search Presence Information Search and Profile Administration Web Parts Colleagues Colleague Tracker SharePoint Sites, Links and Membership Outlook Web Access (OWA)
“Knowledge Network” Concept Bridges the gap between internal and external contacts within an organisation. Expected to be part of the next version.
Summary MOSS provides core capabilities for organizations to implement and leverage the benefits of social networking. A viable answer to past hindrances like Technology, Privacy Concerns and Cost.
Next Steps Review Case Studies Evaluate MOSS in your Environment Plan User Profiles and My Sites
Resources Case Studies ▫Energy Industry, General Information http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blogs/mikeg/Lists/Posts/Post.a spx?List=1b3bbb8f%2D4b5a%2D4f72%2D94c4%2D94cb80bc38 66&ID=624 ▫Wachovia Corporation, 100000+ Users http://www.itbusinessedge.com/item/?ci=33572 Download and Evaluate MOSS 2007 http://office.microsoft.com/sharepoint/ User Profiles and My Site Planning Guides http://office.microsoft.com/download/afile.aspx?AssetID=AM1016 38541033