Colligo Blog: SharePoint

Engaging Users with Content

The content management market is transforming in response to social, mobile and cloud services (1). Highly personalized services are replacing the static Content Management Interfaces (CMI). Content is directed at users based on personal preferences. Wearable Internet enabled devices are showing up alongside tablets and phones as the list of multi-channel sources of created content begin …

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Measuring Engagement in the Enterprise

Mine the Signals, not the Survey Responses – There are many studies showing a correlation between levels of employee engagement and business performance (Gallup, Towers Perrin, International Survey Research). For companies, engagement is a primary factor influencing performance of the business. So many go to great lengths to study, measure and ultimately influence engagement in …

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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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On-Demand Webcast: Enhance Collaboration and Mitigate Risk with SharePoint Email and Document Management.

Last week, I had the pleasure of co-hosting a webinar with our partner Gig Werks to discuss how Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) organizations can enhance collaboration and mitigate risk with email and document management in SharePoint. Thank you to everyone who attended, I appreciated your comments. For those of you who couldn’t attend, click here to …

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3 steps to turning IT into a customer-driven organization

Call it shadow IT or rogue IT, the increasing use of unsanctioned cloud apps by employees is a symptom, not an illness. It happens primarily because employees want something that their IT department isn’t providing. Plain and simple. In a recent article published on IT Business Net, author Sarah Lahav argues that IT needs to …

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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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How to Enhance Collaboration & Mitigate Risk with Better Document Management in SharePoint?

Join Colligo and partner Gig Werks for a complimentary webcast on how Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) organizations can Enhance Collaboration and Mitigate Risk with Email and Document Management in SharePoint. In organizations governed by rising costs, slim margins and the threat of litigation, keeping complex, multi-party projects on-time and on-budget requires up-to-the minute collaboration. An …

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Microsoft Boosts Integration Between Yammer And SharePoint Online

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Microsoft plans to integrate the Yammer enterprise social platform with more than 30 types of files, providing additional context for users of Office 365, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business, according to a recent article on CRN.com. Bringing conversations into SharePoint document management adds new opportunities for collaboration.

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Looking To Integrate Yammer And SharePoint 2013? Discover Your Options

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Are you interested in integrating Yammer with SharePoint 2013? If you’re using SharePoint Online, it’s a fairly straightforward integration, as a post from CMSWire outlines. But if you’re using the on-premises version of SharePoint, the path forward is a bit trickier. Learn more about your options for embracing enterprise social.

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Missing Out On Metadata In Your SharePoint Document Management?

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Applying consistent tagging and metadata is essential to unlocking the real power of SharePoint document management. But too many organizations are missing the boat, according to a recent CMS Wire article. If you’re relying on end users to manually apply metadata, you’re asking them to do extra work without a clear incentive.

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