This whitepaper from GRADIENT was written by Christian Buckley.
With a new man in town at Microsoft, it’s safe to say, Satya Nadella has made many bold and ambitious transitions that stay clear from the previous devices and services strategy, outlined by former CEO, Steve Ballmer, to a more mobile-first, cloud-first world.
Change is inevitable and how teams collaborate and connect are changing as well. Tools that overtly manage and Image_Optimizations_Gmanipulate content are becoming more seamless and integrated and the lines between the tools we use at work and at home are blurring, don’t you find?
So how does one avoid failure, and adapt to such an evolving state? SharePoint is dynamic, and the only equillibrium we can sustain ourselves in, is to lean towards simple user adaptations, minimizing steps to jump into multiple programs, windows, and having the overall process automated; with as little training possible to adapt to change as the needs of the business change.
Change at first, is the cause of lowered productivity, or when tools and technology do not match the recognized patterns of their tasks. Simply put, the more you force your end users to venture outside of their comfort zone, the more they lose productivity. This happens every time a new tool is introduced, a new process is added, or a change occurs.
Find out the Impacts & Importance of Productivity-Centric User Experiences, by Christian Buckley.