SharePoint Maven - How to get the most out of SharePoint
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Jul 2, 2023 11:00 PM

SharePoint Maven - How to get the most out of SharePoint

by HubSite 365 about Daniel Anderson [MVP]

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In this edition of the Podcast, I was joined in the Studio with none other than the SharePoint Maven himself Mr Greg Zelfond.

In the latest Podcast episode, SharePoint Maven, also known as Greg Zelfond delivers insights on maximizing SharePoint's utilities. He provides affordable SharePoint consulting, training, and configuration assistance, catering to businesses worldwide. As a Microsoft MVP, he also manages an award-winning blog, and shares SharePoint and Microsoft 365 tips on his Podcast and YouTube channel.

The discussion focused on the impressive results achievable through SharePoint's out-of-the-box features. Key points discussed include:

  • The impracticality of sharing SharePoint Pages
  • The appropriate instances to utilize a new site or library
  • The long-standing Folders vs Metadata debate
  • Usage of Document Sets and Folders
  • User adoption as SharePoint's biggest challenge

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SharePoint Maven, Greg Zelfond, is an influential figure in SharePoint and Microsoft 365 consulting. Aiding small and medium-sized businesses, his advice caters to realistic business needs and an accessible approach to SharePoint. His discussions are valuable, covering not only the basic SharePoint features, but also voicing and demystifying controversies in the SharePoint arena such as Folders versus Metadata. Zelfond also emphasizes user adoption, targeting it as a significant concern for SharePoint.

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SharePoint is a powerful tool that can help businesses of all sizes increase their productivity and efficiency. With the right configuration and training, businesses can get the most out of SharePoint and its out-of-the-box features. In this article, we discussed some topics related to SharePoint, such as why it is not a good idea to share SharePoint pages, when to use a new site or library, the folders versus metadata debate, document sets and folders, and the biggest challenge in SharePoint user adoption. We also spoke about the power of SharePoint out of the box and the amazing outcomes you can get just from using the features that are already available. By taking the time to properly configure SharePoint and properly train users, businesses can unlock the power of SharePoint and start to see the benefits of having a powerful collaboration tool in place.


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