CIO Magazine: How to Stop Making Costly IT Contract Mistakes
Managing IT contracts is sensitive business. Typically, corporate relationships and large sums of money are on the line. Overspending, fines and lost revenue are common results of poor contract management processes.
Information Week: Integrated Cloud Architecture: What It Is and Why It Matters
The rapid migration to the cloud has only accelerated as organizations, from small to large, embrace the benefits of the cloud and adapt to the new security, performance and scale paradigm.
KM World: Microsoft’s Satya Nadella. Life As an Orchestra Conductor
Microsoft’s week-long, next-generation “Ignite” conference took place May 4-8 in Chicago and it pulled in close to 25,000 attendees. The keynote on Monday was led by none other than Conductor Satya Nadella.
Information Week: How to Avoid ‘Technical Success’, ‘Business Failure’
The primary causes for a technical success and business failure (TSBF) can be blamed on not having an intelligent and grounded change management strategy.
KM World: SharePoint, Bill Clinton, and Transformation
While Bill Clinton may be associated with the concept of Transformation, most would ponder...why in the world would Bill Clinton be mentioned in the same sentence as SharePoint or Office 365?
Information Week: Microsoft Observations from the Trenches
For all the doomsday headlines, there is much to celebrate about Microsoft lately. But in other cases, yes, it’s reasonable to have skepticism about its direction.
Information Week: Is SharePoint Trustworthy for Business-Critical Applications?
I'm a SharePoint conference veteran. I've attended each once since they officially started in 2008, including the most recent one late last year in Las Vegas.
Information Week: What Enterprise Social Networks Lack
People love social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in their personal lives. However, companies have had less than stellar results replicating that energy with in-house social collaboration for their employees.
CNBC: Burton Snowboards. Passion, Innovation, and Profit
While recently vacationing in Stowe, Vermont, my wife and I had an opportunity to swing by the Burton Snowboards world headquarters for a visit.
AIIM: SharePoint Saturday. A User Community Like No Other
SharePoint Saturdays is a unique phenomena in the technology world like no other I have experienced. In a nutshell, a bunch of SharePoint experts go to exotic (and not such exotic ) locations to participate in a mini conference on SharePoint.
The Huffington Post: Pepe Le Pews of Social Networking and Directed Evangelism
We all know them. The people in your office who are so engrossed with social networking that they want to suck you into their world whenever possible. Like the black-and-white striped cartoon lover, some believers may need a reality check.