March 10, 2014

Don’t Add Social Just Because It’s Shiny

Social is neat, Social is cool, Social is shiny, and it isn’t worth a darn unless it solves a business problem. There are some organizations that install SharePoint Social features or Yammer because it’s the hip new thing. No training, no leadership buy-in, no business problem to solve. These implementations… Read More

March 6, 2014

Yammer Metrics and the “Frontline” Worker #SPC14RBA

Office 365 is making it easier and easier to give entire organizations communication tools that used to only be accessible to “corporate” or “headquarters” employees. Those forgotten users were often “frontline” workers, like cashiers or personal trainers. They didn’t need email because their communication didn’t usually have a specific enough… Read More

March 5, 2014

Access 2013: From Zero to Hero

I remember back to Access 2.0 when this product was just gathering steam and by Access 2007 many organizations were experiencing a proliferation of “rogue” databases across the board… However by Access 2010 it seemed like many organizations were moving away from Access as there are many problems with using… Read More