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Governance Planning in SharePoint 2013

Have you ever wondered what is Governance Planning, how to start, what to start etc?

Here is one useful information in TechNet which provides information about Governance Planning in SharePoint 2013.

This basically covers three major areas: IT Governance, Information Management, and Application Management.

There are separate section for each area and links to lots of "Planning" articles. Very exhaustive but informative.


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