Sharepoint organization hierarchy not updating
He is also a feature writer for Web Designer magazine and Smart Phone Essentials, and a regular contributor to nothingbut Share Point and CMSWire.
One indicator of how mature an organization is with their Share Point management and usage is if folders are often/always used in document libraries.
This information is often stored in payroll systems, Intranets or even in good old Excel.
Visio is another firm favorite, and it will often fall to the HR department to keep the data in sync with staff movements.
Most companies maintain organizational information in one form or another.
The Silverlight powered web part uses the manager field from user profiles to build up a hierarchy of people.