18 - 20 June 2014
VodaWorld, Midrand, Johannesburg

The business-centric conference for companies
wanting to get more out of SharePoint.

Share is a conference where non-technical SharePoint conversations happen. It’s a business conference for people to get more out of SharePoint for Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Marketing & Communications, Web & Intranet, Content Management, Information Flow, Document Management, Reporting and Projects. Join us for 55+ sessions over 3 days of hands-on workshops, case study lectures and demonstrations. Plus a plethora of networking opportunities and social gatherings. Designed to help each other pinpoint new and different ways to use SharePoint as an important enabler of great business performance.

Speakers & sessions

A diverse mix of SharePoint practitioners, mentors, thought leaders and experts – carefully
chosen by the SharePoint Advisory Team. Scroll over to view their topics
(and please note that some speakers are presenting more than one session!).
 
Karuana Gatimu
The future of the social collaboration experience

Karuana Gatimu

Director of Strategy and Adoption, Microsoft IT (USA)
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Learn how you can dominate digital disruption and how these changes will shape the future of work

R "Ray" Wang

Principal Analyst & Founder, Constellation Research, Inc. (USA)
Susan Hanley
Unlocking the secrets of SharePoint user adoption

Susan Hanley

President, Susan Hanley LLC (USA)
Erica Toelle
Create your end user adoption strategy

Erica Toelle

SharePoint Practice Manager, Caiman Consulting (USA)
Louis Zulli Jr.
Inspiring students creativity and passion while delivering spectacular SharePoint solutions

Louis Zulli Jr.

IT Instructor & Network Administrator, Center For Advanced Technologies (USA)
Jasper Oosterveld
Determine if SharePoint Online is a good fit for your organisation

Jasper Oosterveld

SharePoint MVP, Sparked (The Netherlands)
Jethro Seghers
Power BI: self service BI on steroids at your fingertips

Jethro Seghers

Program Manager MigrationWiz, BitTitan USA (Belgium)
Donna French
How to convert geek speak into user-friendly lingo

Donna French

Strategic Information Management Officer, Disability Services Commission (Australia)
Avi Rose
Best practices for integrating automated signatures directly into your SharePoint workflows

Avi Rose

Regional Sales Manager, CoSign by ARX (Israel)
Christian Buckley
Governance fundamentals for social and cloud-based collaboration

Christian Buckley

Director and Chief Evangelist, Metalogix (USA)
Brett Campbell
Turn SharePoint into a workflow platform for your organisation

Brett Campbell

Co-Founder and Vice President of Corporate Development, Nintex (USA)
Bob Larrivee
Context, timing and focus on competency are key to training

Bob Larrivee

Director of Custom Research, AIIM International (USA)
Eric Fransella
The Business Case: Why does the Cloud make sense for your workloads?

Eric Fransella

Director EPG Sales, AvePoint (Australia)
Veronique Palmer
Regaining control of an unplanned, unmanaged SharePoint environment

Veronique Palmer

Managing Member, Lets Collaborate
Bellinda Carreira
Making the case and getting buy-in to Yammer

Bellinda Carreira

Executive Head: Interactive Marketing, Standard Bank of South Africa Limited
Correy Sutherland
Designing a comprehensive taxonomy which is business specific and complies with the requirements of classification as practiced by librarians

Correy Sutherland

Knowledge Manager: IRM, National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA)
Brian Murdoch
Use business knowledge to identify what content is stored where

Brian Murdoch

Project Leader, Dimension Data (Pty) Ltd
Tebatso Mashala
Simplicity is the best, end-users will buy-in

Tebatso Mashala

SharePoint Specialist, BasilRead Group
Laura Bergh
Can SharePoint empower and enable the green economy?

Laura Bergh

Independent Professional in Sustainability Leadership
Leon Fourie
The Eskom SharePoint Showcase: SharePoint can do anything BUT should not Do Everything

Leon Fourie

SharePoint Solution CoE Middle Manager, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
Lize Theron
Lessons learnt and tips for newbies on #SP2013

Lize Theron

Head: e-Communication, Stellenbosch University
Marius Botha
Strategies, tips and tricks on how to get thousands of users to use your solution

Marius Botha

Project Lead, Enterprise Knowledge Management, The Foschini Group (Pty) Ltd
Lizl Snyman
Measurement is the most effective driver of cultural change

Lizl Snyman

Manager: Knowledge Management, Standard Bank of South Africa Limited
Jasper Oosterveld
Tips and tricks to successfully structure your documents in SharePoint

Jasper Oosterveld

SharePoint MVP, Sparked (The Netherlands)
Mike Stopforth
There’s no denying that social networks and “social users” are changing the world of work

Mike Stopforth

CEO,Cerebra
Anna-San Wiese
SharePoint governance must be implemented as enabler rather than constrainer in support of communication and collaboration

Anna-San Wiese

SharePoint Team Lead, Mobile Telephone Network (MTN)
Philile Mkhize
Collaboration is about sharing and not filing

Philile Mkhize

Global World Class Manager, AEL Mining Services
Donna French
Establish the most appropriate change management strategy for your particular environment

Donna French

Strategic Information Management Officer, Disability Services Commission (Australia)
Karuana Gatimu
Share your feedback: social & collaboration strategy

Karuana Gatimu

Director of Strategy and Adoption, Microsoft IT (USA)
Roland Wagner
KM methods therefore must be distributed via people, processes and technology and not by technology alone

Roland Wagner

Independent KM Consultant
Theunis Mundell
With SharePoint we now have a flexible, user-friendly platform to make Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) real instead of just a concept we talk about

Theunis Mundell

WCM Instructor, ArcelorMittal Saldanha Works
Brandon Botes
The business case: why does the Cloud make sense for your workloads?

Brandon Botes

Senior SharePoint Consultant, Business Connexion
Simon Hepburn
Failing to plan is planning to fail when it comes to SharePoint

Simon Hepburn

Director, bSOLVe
Nick Bradshaw
A journey towards sustainable business capabilities built on SharePoint

Nick Bradshaw

PhD, Managing Partner, Complexus (Pty) Ltd
Jay Mehta
A right migration plan can help you to migrate your SharePoint effectively and with minimal downtime

Jay Mehta

SharePoint Consultant, Cygnet Infotech (Pty) Ltd
Louise Michelson
Local team, global success: acing global intranets and extranets with Dimension Data

Louise Michelson

SharePoint Specialist, User Adoption & Training, Dimension Data (Pty) Ltd
Hilton Giesenow
Shoestring SharePoint - gaining traction and adoption on a tight budget

Hilton Giesenow

Founder & Principal SharePoint Consultant, Experts Inside South Africa
Troy Gerber
Become a contract management rock star using SharePoint

Troy Gerber

Technical Director, Intervate (a T-Systems Company)
Marie Wessels
Business benefits of integrating SAP and SharePoint

Marie Wessels

SharePoint Development Manager, 3fifteen Technology Solutions (Pty) Ltd
Francois Pienaar
Showcasing solutions we have delivered in the financial services industry

Francois Pienaar

Services Director, Mint Management Technologies (Pty) Ltd
Theo Watson
A legal summary of PoPI for Cloud users

Theo Watson

Microsoft, Corporate Attorney, Microsoft South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Alison Jacobson
The power of automated metadata tagging

Alison Jacobson

CEO/ COO, Firestring (Pty) Ltd
Susan Hanley
Creating a practical and consumable governance plan

Susan Hanley

President, Susan Hanley LLC (USA)
Rowena Pelczarski
SharePoint and Yammer - a social business marriage

Rowena Pelczarski

Knowledge Management Analyst, SABMiller plc
Louis Zulli Jr.
Ensuring campus wide user adoption by adhering to an end-user-first design philosophy

Louis Zulli Jr.

IT Instructor & Network Administrator, Center For Advanced Technologies (USA)
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Improving customer and employee engagement with the 9C's of engagement

R "Ray" Wang

Principal Analyst & Founder, Constellation Research, Inc. (USA)
Samuel Camacho
Easily create powerful, scalable business applications for SharePoint

Samuel Camacho

Technical Specialist (MEA), K2 Workflow South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Philippe Morin
Unlocking the Potential of People and SharePoint

Philippe Morin

Executive: Innovation, Business Connexion Pty Ltd
Jethro Seghers
To cloud or not to cloud? Is it still the question?

Jethro Seghers

Program Manager MigrationWiz, BitTitan USA (Belgium)
Erica Toelle
Automating SharePoint governance to reduce the need for behaviour change

Erica Toelle

SharePoint Practice Manager, Caiman Consulting (USA)
Barry-Lee Lodewyks
The inefficient manual process - making 3rd party software talk to each other

Barry-Lee Lodewyks

Business Solutions Analyst, Sanlam Investments
Chris Bertish
Nothing is impossible, unless you believe it to be…

Chris Bertish

Big Wave Surfer, Adventurer & Motivational Speaker

Hot Topics

Over 100 people from 60 companies collaborated and debated in the round table discussions in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban to base the agenda on these 14 important business topics. Click on the box to fully explore each topic.

Downloads & Tools

Click below to download a PDF of the conference agenda; plus there is a facts and figures doc that many of our customers find useful in securing approval to attend.

Why Attend

"Coming from an organisation where we are implementing SharePoint 2010, I got so much value from this conference because it focused more on business users. The people we engaged and networked with came from the business side, where you can get the real honest truth about SharePoint – this is where the most value lies"

Tebogo Makhwelo, Eskom Holdings Limited

 

  • 55 sessions in 3 concurrent tracks means you always have choice. Plus you get access to all presentations after the conference, so you’ll never miss a thing.
  • Over 100 people from 60 companies collaborated in roundtable discussions to build the agenda – expertly curated by the Conference Advisory Team.
  • Immerse in a thriving community. Tap into the collective wisdom of 100s of delegates, speakers and partners. Someone in this community has the answer to your most pressing challenge!
  • Engage with leading SharePoint partners. Speak frankly with leading vendors and creative start-ups who understand the business of organisations using SharePoint.
  • Look outside of your organisation and your Industry. Assess your strengths, weaknesses, costs and decision-making against other organisations and industries.
  • Last year Share Conference achieved on average a stunning customer service rating of 4.72 out of 5.

Thank you to our Partners

The hub of the conference experience is the solutions showcase. Engage with and speak frankly to leading vendors and creative start-ups who are serious about helping you make the smartest business and IT investments.

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