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Looking into the three teams that we have talked about earlier, we can break them down into smaller roles that can be mapped to people easily. The recommendation here is as follows:
Responsibilities and Tasks
Responsible for the acquisition, installation and maintenance of the hardware infrastructure.
Responsible for Backing up the whole SharePoint environment.
SharePoint Farm Administrator
Responsible for global portal and WSS configuration, shared services, policies, procedures, and portal vision and SharePoint configuration:
Active Directory Resource(s)
Responsible for ensuring the portal is leveraging AD appropriately.
Enterprise Site Collections Administrator
Responsible for all Site collections on a web application:
Site Collection Level:
Look & Feel:
Enterprise Security Administrator
Responsible for managing security on the site collection level to create and change permission levels on the Web site and assign permissions to users and groups.
Note: Automations will try to minimize role demand and delegate some responsibilities to Site Owners and Contributors.
Site Owner (Team Sites)
Primary and Secondary site owner.
User and Permissions:
Site Owner (Publishing)
Contributing on contents. Meaning can add, delete and edit specific items.
Read and subscribe to alerts and RSS feeds.
Responsible for building the framework and features of the portal.
Responsible for business advocacy and Satisfied stakeholders
Responsible for resources and features advocacy
Responsible for designing solutions within project constraints
Responsible for approving solution for release ensuring all issues are identified and addressed
Responsible for Maximizing solution usability and enhancing user effectiveness and readiness
Release / Operations
Responsible for smooth deployment and transition to operations
Change Management (Release Management)
Read next: about staffing and people mappings.