Determining the site hierarchy of your SharePoint implementation may seem like a straightforward task: break out the latest organizational chart and start creating sites to match this structure. While this isn’t always a bad approach, it's important to understand the business, how it is broken down, and how each unit interacts with the others. Some common breakdowns of site hierarchies include:
- Line of Business
- Product Line
- Organization Chart
To really know the business and its structure, it's important to get input from different people within different levels of the organization. What you will find is that these individuals or groups have slightly different hierarchies based on their level and needs within the ...