After returning to Apple for his second run as CEO, Steve Jobs fronted various sessions at the Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) in 1997. I wasn’t there, unfortunately. During one of the Q&A sessions, someone challenged Steve on the decision to use Java rather than OpenDocs, questioning Steve’s […]
Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft Whiteboard, an app for freeform drawing on Windows 10 devices. Microsoft Whiteboard Preview lets you create in whatever way feels most natural to you. The pen-first, touch-first technology lets you make fluid gestures with your fingers or draw out finer details with […]
When I was reviewing some site stats last week, I was surprised to note that one of the most popular posts on this site is from February 2010 called Co-Authoring in Excel 2010: Not Supported (Use the Excel Web App Instead). A lot has happened since February 2010 […]
Exploring the principles of onboarding new employees, including what it takes to develop a new employee into a productive and contributing member of an organisation. A Silverside white paper.
Understanding expertise and its profiling touches on the core of knowledge management, a topic which has been in and out of vogue for a couple of decades. There are some new and emerging approaches in the field that provide possibilities for finally addressing the challenges of knowledge management. A Silverside white paper.
Explores the state of meetings today, a look at the research on meetings, and a casting of our vision for Smarter Meetings. A Silverside white paper.
Explores the state of running team projects today, looks at the research on running team projects, and casts our vision for improving this important aspect of organisational life. A Silverside white paper.
I met with a client earlier today to discuss running one of my workshops with his team so they could understand the possibilities (and warnings) of Office 365 in advance of unleashing the new tools on the firm. When we sat down in the coffee shop he put […]
Microsoft is working to improve the meeting experience for people worldwide, and its Surface Meeting Hub is a good step in that direction. But that’s not going to see widespread adoption for a while yet (due to high pricing), and so there is Project Rigel: Over 97 percent […]
Having good technology on offer to support the profiling of employee expertise is a helpful capability in collaboration tools. Add to the mix the right balance of human behaviours, and you have a situation ripe for benefit. Three such behavioural aspects of making employee profiles work are: Define […]