Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
​​​​​ ​​​​ 

 Welcome to the RSUG Site!


The Richmond SharePoint User Group reaches the SharePoint community in the metro Richmond area and beyond.  We seek to build community among SharePoint enthusiasts for learning, sharing, and connecting.  Our group consists of professionals from all SharePoint roles and from a broad cross section of business sectors, including the private sector, legal, education, state and federal government, nonprofit and for profit companies and organizations.

For questions or comments, please contact us at Follow us on Twitter @richmondsugLinkedIn and our Facebook​ group.

Join Mailing List 



IT/Dev Connections Discount 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 7/15/2016 11:55 AM

​Register now for the IT/Dev Connections​ conference in Las Vegas, NV being held October 10-13, and save $100 off the early bird registration fee using the code CITCALU16.

SharePoint Engage Early Bird Discount! 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 7/15/2016 11:54 AM

​Register by September 1 for the SharePoint Engage Conference​ in Raliegh, NC being held November 2-3, and save $200 (early bird registration fee of $495).

June 2016 Meeting Presentations 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 6/30/2016 2:31 PM
"Drive Business Value with Winning Data Governance and Compliance Strategies" Workshop 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 6/3/2016 10:45 AM

This workshop will be held the morning of our July RSUG meeting.  Dux Sy will be our meeting speaker as well. If you can, come join us in the morning for this valuable workshop!

Drive Business Value with Winning Data Governance and Compliance Strategies​

The Future of SharePoint & SharePoint Server 2016 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 5/25/2016 10:00 AM

​On May 4, 2016, Jeff Teper and team discussed the future of SharePoint.  I, myself, was a virtual attendee of this event and am excited for this next on premise release of SharePoint Server.

Read more about the future of SharePoint on this Office Blog,...

ASPE SharePoint Masterclass 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 5/4/2016 2:27 PM

Check out the ASPE SharePoint Masterclass.​

The SharePoint Masterclass Series was developed specifically to provide the skills, tools and techniques SharePoint professionals require to deliver results and grow in their careers in the face of time pressure...

SharePoint Engage Registration is Open! 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 5/4/2016 2:23 PM

The SharePoint Engage Conference being held in Raleigh, NC November 2-3, 2016, has opened registration​.

(More Announcements...)

 Upcoming Meeting

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

(Microsoft) 4301 Dominion Blvd, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Registration 11:30 am
Meeting starts at 12 pm


​Topic: Accelerate SharePoint Success: How to Best Plan, Manage and Control Migration Projects

In the last 15 years, Microsoft SharePoint has greatly shifted the paradigm in enterprise collaboration and information management. Organizations today continue to invest in this business enablement platform and many are in the process of upgrading and migrating to the next generation version of SharePoint on-premises, cloud and even hybrid environment. 

In an AIIM study, lack of planning is a key contributor to SharePoint deployment failure. To deliver successful SharePoint migration projects, having an effective project management strategy and technical approach is paramount. Executive support, proper planning, realistic project team and appropriately managing expectations are crucial to ensure SharePoint migration success.

How can you ensure that your SharePoint upgrade and migration project is a success?

In this interactive workshop as he shares practical guidance on how to best plan, manage and control SharePoint migration projects. In this session, you will learn how to:

  • Initiate executive excitement, promote organizational buy-in and foster sustainable adoption for your SharePoint migration project
  • Develop an effective and practical project management process for your SharePoint upgrade and migration project
  • Apply relevant strategies in mapping business needs to identify SharePoint features and capabilities in your new environment 
  • Ensure your information architecture, infrastructure design and data governance strategy meets business needs
  • Employ the 5 step technical approach to your SharePoint migration

The primary audience for this class are IT executives, project managers, analysts, consultants who wish to successfully plan, manage and control SharePoint upgrade and migration projects.  This session applies to organizations upgrading and migrating to SharePoint 2013, Office 365 SharePoint Online and SharePoint 2016.

Participants will get presentation notes, checklists, and project templates.

​Speaker:  Aashish Warty

Aashish Warty is a Strategic Advisor for AvePoint. In this multi-faceted role, Warty is responsible for providing technical consultation for sales engagements, as well as educating others about Microsoft Cloud and AvePoint technology through blogging, speaking events, and industry conferences. With a background in computer science and extensive work helping end users adopt SharePoint, Warty not only understands the software but also its unique application across industry verticals.

AvePoint is the Microsoft Cloud expert. Over 15,000 companies and 3 million cloud users worldwide trust AvePoint to migrate, manage, and protect their Office 365 and SharePoint data. AvePoint’s integrated cloud, hybrid, and on-premises software solutions are enhanced by 24/7 support and award-winning services. Organizations across six continents and all industries rely on AvePoint to ease transition to the Microsoft Cloud, increase IT administrator productivity, and satisfy governance and compliance objectives. 

A two-time Microsoft Partner of the Year Award winner, AvePoint has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 six times and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ five times. AvePoint is a Microsoft Global ISV Partner, Gold Application Development Partner, Gold Cloud Platform Partner, Gold Collaboration and Content Partner, and US Government GSA provider via strategic partnerships. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, AvePoint is privately held and backed by Goldman Sachs.​


 Twitter Feed @RichmondSUG