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  • Do We Really Have to Kidnap the Boss to Build Strong Teams?

    Do We Really Have to Kidnap the Boss to Build Strong Teams?

    Team building is a little like being back on the playground during recess, where you're forced to play with the kid who insulted you 10 minutes earlier. While professional team facilitators swear by what they euphemistically describe as shared experiences that reinforce positive team skills, not everyone is so enthusiastic.

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  • Don't Force Your Employees to Learn or Share Knowledge

    Don't Force Your Employees to Learn or Share Knowledge

    “Don’t force it” is one of the best lessons you can learn — in life, in love and, of course, in knowledge management. Knowledge management, the practice of aggregating and sharing knowledge across an organization, is one of the most beneficial initiatives a company can take to optimize their processes.

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  • Turn Knowledge Management Inside Out: Bring in the Customer Perspective

    Turn Knowledge Management Inside Out: Bring in the Customer Perspective

    Since I first came on the scene as a knowledge manager in 2008, knowledge managers have debated (and debated) the purpose of knowledge management (KM).

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  • The Doctor Is In: Practicing Enterprise 'Social Radiology'

    The Doctor Is In: Practicing Enterprise 'Social Radiology'

    As we become increasingly consumed in our digital world, a common question we hear is “does our online behavior mimic how we are offline?” Digital natives are now entering their thirties, and the digital divide, as we know it, will be cast aside into the annuls of the history books.

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  • SharePoint Hybrid: What's In It For You?

    SharePoint Hybrid: What's In It For You?

    SharePoint hybrid deployments act as the link between your SharePoint on premises environment and SharePoint online in Office 365, but what benefits do hybrid deployments provide you, the business user?  You can activate five main features when deploying a hybrid SharePoint Infrastructure: Hybrid OneDrive for Business Hybrid Sites

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  • 3 Reasons Why Corporate IT Investments Fail

    3 Reasons Why Corporate IT Investments Fail

    Here’s a fact about corporate IT investments: All investments made in hardware and software, development and deployment are sunk cost, never to be recovered. That is why IT investments need to start generating as much business value as possible from day one.

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  • Can Documize Solve Knowledge Managers' Woes?

    Can Documize Solve Knowledge Managers' Woes?

    Creating, editing, reviewing, approving and reading documents takes up a large part of most peoples workdays.

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  • Designing a Smarter Workplace: Blend Online and Offline Work

    Designing a Smarter Workplace: Blend Online and Offline Work

    Working as part of a distributed team or project has gone from an exception to business as usual for most knowledge workers.  The evolution of workplace technology has enabled this shift, putting a sophisticated range of collaboration and communication tools within reach of the average worker.

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  • Artificial Intelligence Promises to Lighten Our Boring Workloads

    Artificial Intelligence Promises to Lighten Our Boring Workloads

    From the Spinning Jenny, a mechanical weaver that increased worker's output and contributed to the industrial revolution, to the CMS tools replacing archive managers in the early 21st century, technology has replaced difficult and time-consuming labor.  But these changes often provoke fear that the new technology will replace jobs.

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  • Which Fate Will DevOps Choose?

    Which Fate Will DevOps Choose?

    Comic books have a certain math: for every superhero, there is a villain.  But superheroes and super villains don't only exist in the comics. They roam the halls of the business community.

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  • Do People Have A Place in Digital Workplaces?

    Do People Have A Place in Digital Workplaces?

    Even before the first computer was conceptualized, people dreamed of the day when office work could be done from anywhere, anytime.

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  • Tackling SharePoint Intranet Requirements: More Collaboration, Less Email

    Tackling SharePoint Intranet Requirements: More Collaboration, Less Email

    Intranet requirements range greatly from industry to industry, but several core requirements repeatedly come up with intranets built on SharePoint.  Identifying these common requirements and exploring what it takes to make them happen is key to starting any SharePoint intranet project off on the right foot.  We have already explored

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  • Digital Workplace Adoption: We're in This for the Long Haul

    Digital Workplace Adoption: We're in This for the Long Haul

    Achieving consistently high levels of staff adoption of digital workplace tools is not an easy process.  Part of the problem is that expectations tend to focus on short-term quantifiable metrics — such as how many times staff have logged in, read, shared or created content — as an indicator of ongoing success.

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  • Assemble Your Communications Dream Team

    Assemble Your Communications Dream Team

    According to a Towers Watson study, companies with highly effective communicators show an average of 47 percent higher total returns to shareholders.  While communication skills have always been valued, tested in interviews, and sought out by workers in many departments, we now have quantitative evidence to justify this pursuit.

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