Colligo Blog: Collaboration

Rise of the Digital Workplace

There is a lot of buzz around the “Digital Workplace,” and the need to transform business systems and processes, but there continues to be some confusion not only around the definition of the Digital Workplace, but what it takes to successfully transform your business. While much of this transformation revolves around technology, the fact remains …

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“SharePoint Transformed” – a New Field Guide for Digital Workplace Heroes

It’s a big leap from focusing on your employee intranet portal to building a high-performing digital workplace that delivers real value. The potential benefits, however, are numerous and well worth the effort – helping your organization improve alignment of business goals, technology, and measurements to gain a competitive advantage. But it’s not easy. Gartner warns: …

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

Energy utilities must make accessing SharePoint easier for their workers—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 »

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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Collaborating Anywhere: My Discussion with New Microsoft SharePoint Director Dan Holme

Recently, I had the distinct privilege to join Microsoft SharePoint, OneDrive and Office 365 product leaders Dan Holme, Reuben Krippner, Chris McNulty, and Mark Kashman for a spirited discussion on the new Microsoft SharePoint mobile portfolio, and how the newly-released Colligo Engage platform complements those Microsoft mobile applications. Our 90-minute event—“Collaborate Anywhere: SharePoint & OneDrive …

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2 New Apps and New Analytics for Colligo Engage!

We’ve just announced major enhancements to our Colligo Engage mobile content management platform, including three new apps, email management across desktop and mobile devices, and new administrative capabilities such as enhanced reporting, central policy management and Active Directory integration. Our 2 new SharePoint apps: Email Manager for Outlook:To better address your performance needs of large enterprises, …

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Live Webinar with Christian Buckley! Cloud First, Mobile First SharePoint: 3 Universal Truths

By now most of us have heard of Microsoft’s “Cloud First, Mobile First” mantra. The industry has clearly begun its move to the cloud but the process certainly isn’t as simple as it sounds. We asked Office 365 MVP, consultant and globally-recognized collaboration expert Christian Buckley to lead our next webinar and share his advice on …

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2015 AIIM Report Highlights Gaps Stalling Success of SharePoint ECM Projects

The new 2015 AIIM SharePoint Industry Watch Report just came out. We’re pretty excited to see the results of a survey AIIM conducted with 422 IT professionals. Despite a positive increase in the use of SharePoint for enterprise content management (ECM) and document management (from 48% of organizations surveyed in 2012 to 60% today), only …

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Improving Outlook Experiences

Today we are releasing some exciting new features to the Colligo Engage Outlook App. In this post I will walk you through the new features available in version 7.1. File Emails and Attachments Separately A lot of our customers use the Colligo Engage Outlook App to be able to quickly file emails and attachments from …

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Chris Buckley on SharePoint vs. Office 365 vs. Hybrid

Last night, we had the pleasure to welcome Christian Buckley at the Vancouver SharePoint User Group (@VanSPUG) event, which is hosted monthly at Colligo’s offices. Christian is an Office 365/SharePoint MVP, IT consultant, sought-after speaker and prolific author. He gave a fantastic presentation to a packed room of local IT pros on the status of …

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