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Change Management WSP for Sharepoint Foundation

Posted on 2014-08-28
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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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by:Montoya
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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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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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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

No response - will search other systems
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Sorry, this question got lost in the shuffle for me. If you'd like help, let me know.
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Please leave this open - closed in error.  If you can help would be appreciated!
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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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by:Montoya
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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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Perfect thank you
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