2011 01 20 MV to All: Yeah.. THAT got your attention.
The amazing thing is, it’s a completely true, defensible statement.
The greatest ROI SharePoint can offer comes when you accept the out-of-the-box functionality as-is, and simply GET BUSY USING it in the manner originally envisioned by Microsoft – FOR COLLABORATING.
Let me repeat myself clearly & unambiguously:
SHAREPOINT’S BEST ROI COMES FROM USING IT AS-IS FOR GENUINE COLLABORATION. PERIOD.
What the heck am I talking about?
Here’s what 10+ YEARS of working almost exclusively with SharePoint NOT for its OWN sake, but to CHANGE the very manner in which ALL employees in ANY business actually INTERACT with each other:
1. ROI is RETURN on INVESTMENT; the more money/time/effort you put into something, the harder it is to reap a return on your investment. Duh. Therefore the converse is also true – the less time/money/effort you put into something, the easier it is to reap a return on your investment. Duh.