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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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Join us! How to use SharePoint to solve email management problems.

In 2016, email remains the predominant form of communication in business. However, mismanaged email can have serious consequences, such as content replication that make version control impossible, stranded data that creates information silos, and compliance risk from not properly storing important information contained in emails and attachments. Fortunately, you can take action now to prevent …

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Add these great SharePoint resources to your 2016 reading list!

To kick-off the new year, we’ve hand-picked some of our most popular resources. Whether your 2016 plans include mobilizing SharePoint, capturing emails in SharePoint, distributing SharePoint content to field workers, or rolling out a hybrid SharePoint-Office 365 strategy, we hope you find some good advice and inspiration in the following pieces! Out-of-the-Box Thinking for SharePoint Mobility Part …

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SharePoint Still Excruciating for Mobile Users – 2015 AIIM Report Review, Part 4 of 4

The recent 2015 AIIM SharePoint Industry Watch Report revealed a glaring gap in mobile device support for SharePoint. Only 2% of organizations surveyed reported widely supporting mobile devices! This is a major issue as CIO’s are increasingly adopting a mobile-first enterprise strategy.   Figure 10: How would you describe your use of SharePoint in the …

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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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Yes to SharePoint for Field Engineers!

Mobile SharePoint for Field Engineers and Technicians

We know that the demands on today’s field engineers are immense. They’re responsible for overseeing operations from start to finish, for maintaining worker safety while ensuring compliance with multiple regulatory requirements, and also for countless admin tasks and team management. Now consider what it’s like to effectively manage these tasks while on a remote land …

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How NBC Fostered Collaboration with SharePoint at the 2014 Olympics – A Webinar Speaker Interview

Next week, Colligo and IT Unity are joining forces to bring you the webinar Gold Medal Collaboration: SharePoint Engagement at NBC for the Olympics. I recently met with our guest speakers, SharePoint MVP Dan Holme and Colligo CEO Barry Jinks, to discuss the success of the SharePoint implementation for NBC Olympics at the 2014 Olympic …

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Thinking about a mobile SharePoint solution? 5 must-haves for IT

Mobile SharePoint

With the deluge of mobile devices into the enterprise comes an IT nightmare of new dimensions. Expectations have changed. IT policies need to adapt to fit the new generation of workers, yet the requirements for security of corporate data remain. Meeting these conflicting needs is a delicate balancing act. The majority of large organizations have …

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Why Are Hybrid Solutions Becoming Increasingly Popular?

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Many enterprises are moving to a hybrid model in which some data is hosted in the cloud and some is on-premises. The primary reason for this approach seems to be a need to balance data security with the convenience promised by cloud-based applications. An article from The Next Web discusses the pros and cons of on-premises and cloud-based solutions.

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