Category: Tools & Technologies

Driving “Active Usage” of Office 365

For almost a decade I have been working in the user adoption area, with numerous blog posts, conference talks and keynotes, client-internal and public workshops, consulting projects, and multiple books the result. In light of the above, I find it very interesting to observe from afar the increased […]

Beezy Integrates Yammer and SharePoint

Since its acquisition of Yammer in 2012, an improving level of integration between SharePoint and Yammer has been drip fed from Microsoft. It hasn’t been a speedy integration. Last week Beezy announced two-way integration between Yammer and SharePoint that is a great step up from what’s available from […]

Price Increases in the Microsoft Ecosystem

On August 1 a range of prices in the Microsoft ecosystem are going up: – the User CAL for on-premises software (including Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync) is increasing by 13%; and – pricing for enterprise cloud products, including Office 365 and Azure in certain regions, are increasing by […]

Composition Goals in PostBox 4

Postbox announced a new composition goals feature in its latest email client. Postbox 4’s new Composition Goals feature helps you achieve two important things that are basic to emailing effectively and efficiently: 1. Keeping each message concise and to-the-point. Studies show that recipients are more likely to read […]

Enterprise Mobility 2015 in mid-August (Auckland, NZ)

Conferenz is hosting the Enterprise Mobility 2015 conference in mid-August in Auckland. I will be attending and giving the second presentation of the day: Using mobility as the lightning rod to re-imagine business: doing things a whole lot better – Mere availability of mobility strategies doesn’t drive business […]

Re-Imagining Effective Work

I presented the opening keynote last week in Sydney at the Intranets 2015 conference. My talk was on Re-Imagining Effective Work (slides above). The presentation advocates the need for thinking beyond the immediate impacts of new technology on work practices, to the deeper and more long running impacts […]