This post is part of the series called “Why intranets go bad.”
Far too often intranets go bad because they get lost somewhere along their journey. They lose focus of the ultimate vision and business goals and get hung up or distracted with a buildup of technology, logistic or organizational issues. In some [...]
It is terribly cliche to point out that the terrible cliche “if you build it they will come” is a poor approach to change management for endeavours as large as an intranet deployment so I won’t bring myself to do it.
Except I guess I just did.
Regardless. Cliches aside, it’s fundamentally true that intranets [...]
As a leading SharePoint partner with gold certification in portals and collaboration (he writes, bragging slightly), a good number of our projects are what we might call rescue missions. We’ve built something of a reputation for being good at salvaging projects that have gone (or are very close to going) off the rails in one [...]
For those of us who were among the earliest enthusiasts for the notion of a social, connected workforce behind the firewall, the persistence of the “but people will use these tools to waste their time” myth is, well, staggering.
And yet, we still hear these themes emanate from reluctant stakeholders at every level of the [...]
On the heels of the release of our latest whitepaper, SharePoint 2013: Key Feature Improvements, we sat down with the paper’s author, Dan Barkley, to find out why he is so excited for the latest release from Microsoft.
Download SharePoint 2013: Key Feature Improvements today!
A little over a week ago, I had the good fortune to be part of the Microsoft Canada Engage roadshow (#MSEngage) in Edmonton. The show hit several major Canadian cities and it was a good chance for Microsoft, some of its partners (like Nonlinear Enterprise), some of its customers and other general interested parties to [...]
Yesterday, non-linear creations announced the birth of two new divisions: Nonlinear Enterprise and Nonlinear Digital. We sat down with Daniel Roberge, President of the new Enterprise division to learn more about what this new entity brings to the enterprise technology market and how his team helps business get the most out of their communications [...]
What is onboarding?
Onboarding is described as a comprehensive approach to assimilating recent hires into their new organization. Often confused with orientation, onboarding is, in fact, a superset of activities that encompasses orientation.
While orientation is intended to kick off the assimilation process by introducing a recent hire to his or her new work environment, [...]
Put simply, web policy encompasses a set of mandates or constraints – legal, editorial, compliance-related, and technical constraints – that limit a company’s online behaviour. Why does an organization need policies to limit online behaviour? For the same reason companies need policies to limit offline behaviour – namely, to enable responsible, appropriate decision-making at all [...]
We’re excited to note the release of the preview of SharePoint 2013, hot on the heels of the Microsoft Partner Conference. Here are some of the things that got us excited and we think it will mean to you and your users.
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