Colligo Blog: Barry Jinks

As Microsoft Ramps Up Move To Cloud, What’s The Future For On-Premises Software?

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At the recent SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas, Microsoft made no secret of the fact that it’s encouraging everyone to move to the cloud as quickly as possible, an article from SharePoint Pro Magazine reports. However, for organizations with on-premises software such as SharePoint, there’s no need to panic.

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3 Ways For CIOs To Embrace Next-Generation Technologies

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The combination of mobile, social, cloud and Big Data represent the next wave in IT. This trend is occurring whether CIOs want to support it or not. That’s why they must find ways to take advantage of the benefits that these next-generation technologies offer while focusing on end-user engagement. An article from CIO.com offers ways to get started.

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How To Make Adding Metadata Simple And Stress-Free For Users

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An article from SearchContentManagement.com reports that “enterprises often collect content without a justification and have poor retention strategies, opening themselves up to legal exposure.” Any plans for handling unstructured data must include adding metadata. Automatic metadata extraction is one way to make that process easy for users.

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Should You Spend More And Choose Office 365 Over Google Apps?

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Office 365 costs three times as much as Google Apps. With that in mind, an article from ZDNet asks a question that you might be wondering: Is Office 365 worth the extra money? If you’re looking for the quick answer, it’s “yes.” Read on to dig deeper into why it makes sense for businesses to spend more and choose Office 365 over Google Apps.

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Why Is Data Management More Important Than Ever?

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The growth of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and mobile collaboration presents some great opportunities for businesses to improve productivity and employee satisfaction, but also raises some key security and data management issues, an article from CIO.com notes. That’s why data management is more vital than ever.

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Are Social Tools And Mobile Applications Replacing Closed Collaboration With Open Cooperation?

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Is collaboration in a closed ecosystem about to be replaced by free-flowing cooperation in an open environment using social tools and mobile applications? An article from CMSWire predicts that’s the case, but notes that the transition might cause some friction. To be really effective, all of these channels need to be linked in some way.

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How Do Records Management Systems Help Public-Sector Organizations?

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Records management systems might not be as attention-grabbing as devoting funds to a new park or improved roadways, but electronic content management (ECM) does offer big benefits in the public sector. An article from AIIM highlights some of the many ways such systems are able to help public-sector organizations, and by extension, the public.

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What Does The Explosion Of Information Mean For Knowledge Management?

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Organizations have more knowledge management needs now than ever before with the explosion of digital information and social tools in recent years. At the same time, most companies aren’t satisfied with the technology they use to provide access to information for employees and customers, according to an article from Information Management.

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3 Keys To Maximizing Your SharePoint ROI

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SharePoint can require a big investment of effort and money, so driving user adoption to ensure a return on investment (ROI) is important. Getting the most out of SharePoint necessitates a thoughtful approach to taking advantage of the platform’s many features. An article from CMSWire outlines three keys to maximizing ROI.

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Is It Time To Move Beyond BYOD?

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Bring your own device (BYOD) has become a popular concept, but truly embracing enterprise mobility requires a more holistic mindset. An article from Apps Tech News highlights how organizations can move “beyond BYOD” and reap the full spectrum of benefits created by today’s powerful mobile devices.

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