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Simplifying Information Access for Utility Field Workers, While Enhancing Corporate Governance. The Paradox Solved.

Energy utilities must improve usability of their SharePoint repositories while still adhering to strict compliance requirements. In today’s energy and utility industries, field technicians are responsible for a variety of tasks often carried out in extreme and hazardous conditions. These include the installation, monitoring and servicing of equipment, ensuring safety in accordance with current specs, ... Continue reading »

We’re Finalists for Microsoft’s 2017 Enterprise Partner of the Year IMPACT Award!

I’m thrilled today to announce today that Colligo has been chosen as finalists for Microsoft’s 2017 IMPACT Awards in the category of Enterprise Partner of the Year. The past 12 months have been huge for Colligo. A year ago, we released our new platform, Colligo Engage, a complete solution for balancing productivity and governance in ... Continue reading »

Toronto Tales: Takeaways From ARMA Canada 2017

Colligo's Riyaz Lakhani Presenting at ARMA 2017
Our team was in Toronto this week, speaking at the ARMA Canada conference. For the uninitiated, ARMA is a professional association focused on effective management of records and information within an established information governance framework. This event brought together members from across the country’s 14 chapters and beyond, and as you can expect when canucks ... Continue reading »

Microsoft Video – 5 Ways to Add Jet Fuel to SharePoint

Microsoft recently presented how Air Transat digitally transformed crew operations by leveraging SharePoint Online. Paper-based processes were eliminated, with all flight information centralized in SharePoint and automatically distributed to the iPads of directors using Colligo Engage. The results? Air Transat reported a 91% satisfaction rates among crew!

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Air Transat Video – How to Boost Mobile Productivity & Control

Can you think of an industry that’s more mobile than airlines? To prepare for flights, crew are working from their homes, shuttles, taxis, hotels, airports … and of course, they are working to impress passengers aboard flights. Making sure that the right information is available at the right time – even in “airplane” mode – …

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IT/OT Convergence and the Utility Digital Workplace

Digital workplace technology can aid the safety, productivity and governance of power distribution utility maintenance crews. Our readers in the energy utility space will be intimately familiar with the integration of information technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT)–often dubbed “IT/OT convergence.”  In a recent article in Oil & Gas Australia Simon Vardy, Accenture Strategy Utilities Lead for …

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SharePoint Saturdays Recap: User Adoption and the Digital Workplace

Our team has been busy attending and speaking at recent SharePoint Saturdays in Calgary (April 1st) and Vancouver (April 8th). As we wait for the April showers to clear, we wanted to share a few takeaways: User adoption remains the biggest barrier to successful SharePoint projects. During a lunchtime presentation in Vancouver, we ran a …

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KMWorld Video – Learn How to Increase Productivity AND Information Governance

Last week, KMWorld hosted a webinar on how to “Increase Productivity with Collaboration.” As guest speaker, I discussed the need for today’s enterprises to balance worker empowerment with information governance within a highly digitized workplace, which Gartner defines as: … a business strategy to boost employee agility and engagement through a consumerized environment.” Highly governed …

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New Microsoft eBook: Better Enterprise Mobility Together!

Demand for mobile apps in the enterprise is growing, reports Gartner. “The mobile app should make work faster, and better, for the employee, as well as less expensive,” advises Van Baker, Research Vice President. But not all enterprise mobility apps are made equal. Having to look for the right information can drastically hamper efficiency. IDC …

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Using SharePoint to Mobilize Workers Can Save Time, Money & Mitigate Security Risk

Investing in mobility continues to top the IT agenda for 2017. According to IDC’s 2016 Mobile Enterprise Devices, Security, Services and Solutions Survey, 65% of enterprises plan to increase mobility spending this year, purchasing mobile devices for employees, while adding application security and content security solutions. While investments are going up, IT will need to …

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