By John Revay and Shawn Crabtree
We have all become accustomed to titillating “smoking gun” quotes pulled from emails during high profile legal trials, but what about the eDiscovery process that uncovered those emails? We are betting that far very fewer people have an understanding of how much work is involved in obtaining those emails. [...]
Most often, when talking about business benefits of “going to the cloud,” the benefits cited centre around IT-focussed benefits and for good reason. The cost savings in infrastructure and the ability to reallocate head count to more value-added functions have the potential to be large indeed. However, there are end-user benefits to certain [...]
In our latest Google+ Hangout, account reps Matthew Thompson and John Revay talked about considerations and myths surrounding cloud adoption in the enterprise. Matt and John observed that there are still myths that persist about “going to the cloud” and offered up a few ideas on better ways to get there.
I have a theory that, if they could go back in time, the early adopters of distributed networking and shared server access would choose a different name for the approach they championed.
Nevertheless, given that its become so colloquial as to be featured in mainstream advertising, “the cloud” seems to be here to stay.
By Dan Roberge and Tom Wilson
Our immersion in the enterprise space as consultants often leads us to forget that not everyone we come in contact with will know or appreciate the benefits of a well-designed intranet solution. The success of a great intranet lies in a scalable technology solution that supports the business needs [...]
By Amanda Holtstrom and Brit Mockler
So you have decided to start using SharePoint to support your records management implementation; the next step is ensuring a great user experience for your employees.
Psst, if you are still looking to determine your need, this whitepaper on getting started in records management can help.
Why do [...]
Take a minute and think about every electronic document that you have created today. Now multiply that by the number of people in your department and then by the number of people in your company. The output of content from an organization on any given day is enough to make your head spin, but having [...]
The titular question on this post conjures up a surprising amount of passion among records management and SharePoint advocates alike. Do a quick search online and you’ll uncover no shortage of opinions on both sides of the fence. One of the more popular and, to be honest, convincing arguments is made by Joe [...]
“Our intranet sucks.”
“Why is our intranet so unusable?”
“Intranet? No, we just use Dropbox.”
Those quotes, and many, many more just like them, can be found sprinkled throughout my notebooks from my time as a consultant with our enterprise division. Time and time again, with clients of every size and vertical, our consultations and [...]
This post is part of the series called “Why intranets go bad.”
We’ve already talked about the need for an overall vision for your intranet. But even in organizations with a clear vision defined, one critical component is often lacking: a true focus on serving your customers.
But wait, we’re talking [...]
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