Tag archive for ‘usability’

Slides and video from webinar Driving SharePoint End-User Adoption

by Wendy Neal - on Apr 9th 2015 - No Comments
Driving SharePoint End-User Adoption

On March 26, Andreas Grabner of Dynatrace and I co-presented a live webinar titled “Driving SharePoint End-User Adoption: Usability and Performance.” If you weren’t able to attend the webinar, or if you just want to see it again, the slides and video recording are below. Here are the slides: Driving SharePoint End-User...

Upcoming Webinar: Driving SharePoint End-User Adoption

by Wendy Neal - on Mar 18th 2015 - 2 Comments
Webinar: Driving SharePoint End-User Adoption

Next week, Andreas Grabner of Dynatrace and I will be co-presenting a webinar on SharePoint performance, usability, and user adoption. Please join us on Thursday, March 26 at 1:00 pm ET/10:00 am PT.  You will need to register for this event. For more details, the complete abstract is below: Please join us as we speak to two SharePoint...

How to Create a User-Friendly Issue Tracking List in SharePoint 2013

by Wendy Neal - on Mar 2nd 2015 - 1 Comment
How to Create a User-Friendly Issue Tracking List in SharePoint 2013

As a proud memeber of the European SharePoint Community, I recently recorded a video for their How To with SharePoint 2013 video series. The video I created is called How to Create a User-Friendly Issue Tracking List in SharePoint 2013. Synopsis: SharePoint lists and libraries out-of-the-box are very powerful, and with each new version...

The Real Cost of Usability

by Wendy Neal - on Feb 25th 2015 - No Comments
The Real Cost of Usability

The other day I read an article on CMSWire.com that really resonated with me. The article stated that one of the reasons that the current perceptions of IT performance by executives is so low is because IT doesn’t understand the value of usability. As a usability buff, I heard myself shouting out loud, YES! The article also states...

The Blueprint of an Optimal Blog Design [Infographic]

by Wendy Neal - on Jan 2nd 2015 - No Comments
The Blueprint of an Optimal Blog Design

I frequently write and speak about SharePoint site design and usability.  This stems from my passions on web site design and usability in general. The following infographic from QuickSprout focuses on blog design, however many of these tips apply to web site design as well.  And several of these tips touch on things that I regularly...

My slides for SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities #SPSTC

by Wendy Neal - on Nov 24th 2014 - 2 Comments

On Saturday, November 22 I presented a session at SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities called “25 Usability Tips for SharePoint 2013/SharePoint Online Sites.”  I want to thank everyone who attended my session, it was definitely a packed house! I have a passion for web site usability in general, and over the years I’ve noticed...

Speaking at SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities #SPSTC

by Wendy Neal - on Nov 18th 2014 - No Comments

I’m very excited to be speaking at SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities this Saturday, November 22 in Bloomington, Minnesota. When I first heard that it was scheduled for the end of November this year, I wondered what I was getting myself into.  Even though they got a lot of snow in the past couple of weeks, it turns out the weather...

11 Characteristics of a User-Friendly Website

by Wendy Neal - on Jun 21st 2014 - No Comments

I found this great article on website usability that I wanted to share. Several of these tips I mentioned in my presentation for SP24:  Top 20 Usability Tips for SharePoint Sites – specifically the sections on information architecture, navigation, formatting, and usable forms. Keep reading to learn more. Web Design-11 Characteristics...

#SP24 session slides and SP24 Rewound

by Wendy Neal - on May 13th 2014 - No Comments

I just realized that although I uploaded my slides for SP24 to Slideshare shortly after the conference, I failed to update my blog with the details.  Well below are the slides for my session called Top 20 Usability Tips for SharePoint Sites. And also in case you missed my presentation on the day of the conference, the SP24 organizers...

SharePoint Saturday Chicago 2013 Wrap Up #spschicago

by Wendy Neal - on Nov 4th 2013 - No Comments

SharePoint Saturday Chicago was held at the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Chicago on November 2, 2013.  There were some great speakers lined up, as well as the one and only Dux Raymond Sy (@meetdux) presented the keynote speech.  If you weren’t able to make it in person, you can view his entire recorded presentation...