Change Management WSP for Sharepoint Foundation

Hello All

Does anyone have any suggestions for change management software that will either run in SharePoint Foundation OR web based on IIS.

Grateful for your suggestions

Byron
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MontoyaProcess Improvement MgrCommented:
That really depends on your change management needs. What are your requirements?

In most cases, change management is simply about notifying the right people. You could easily accomplish that with a database and a few SharePoint lists... if you have some requirements, I can point you in the right direction.
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BYRONJACKSONAuthor Commented:
Thank you  - Basically just want something that allows us to track a change within an IT department - change would need to be held until sanctioned by the respective manager (s).  Possibly email enabled.

Preferable that the system either works within or can be added as a web page into share point.
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BYRONJACKSONAuthor Commented:
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No response - will search other systems
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MontoyaProcess Improvement MgrCommented:
Sorry, this question got lost in the shuffle for me. If you'd like help, let me know.
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BYRONJACKSONAuthor Commented:
Please leave this open - closed in error.  If you can help would be appreciated!
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MontoyaProcess Improvement MgrCommented:
Okay, here's what I'd do.. (to get you started)

Create a custom list for Departments (maybe you already have a site column for this)
Your custom list for departments could have a distribution list associated with it, or email addresses associated with them or at the very least a manager.

Department      Manager
Finance              Donald Trump (from People Picker)
HR                      Yvana Trump (from People Picker)

Create a custom list for Change Control

Date: (captured by system)
User entering change: captured by system)
Users-Affected (choice column   1-5; 5-25; 25-100  (whatever makes sense in your org)
Person executing change: (people picker)
Department affected: (lookup from depts)
Date of execution:
Severity: (choice.. critical, maintenance, etc..)
Description: (multiple text)
Additional notifications: (People picker)

more in a min...
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MontoyaProcess Improvement MgrCommented:
Now create workflows with your workflow tool of choice. SharePoint Designer, for example:

You're looking for things like:

If severity is normal, and department is Finance, email (email body) to Donald Trump.
If severity is critical, and affected users is 100+, then email everyone.

etc.. etc...
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BYRONJACKSONAuthor Commented:
Perfect thank you
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