And So It Begins

May 25, 2018. It’s a date that’s always been “coming” and recently “coming quickly.” While all future dates are like that, May 25 this year was particularly interesting because that’s when the new European data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) switches into enforcement mode. Organisations […]

Thinking with SAMR – SharePoint News Changes

During the keynote from the SharePoint Conference 2018 in Las Vegas yesterday, Microsoft made several announcements of new goodness coming to SharePoint. One of those is the ability to create and publish organisational news, rather than just team news: Deem specific sites as “organizational news sources” – as […]

Using Data Analytics on People for Better Decision Making

Chantrelle and Natalie from the Workplace Analytics practice at Microsoft share three ideas of how organisations are using people analytics (defined as “the use of data about human behavior, relationships and traits to make business decisions“): 1. In process transformation, by comparing and contrasting process productivity across different […]

SharePoint Swoop – The Intranet Makeover Show

Microsoft published Season 1 of SharePoint Swoop: The Intranet Makeover Show, where three well-known MVPs swoop into an organisation for three days and make some SharePoint and Office 365 magic happen. This is Microsoft’s description: SharePoint Swoop is not a typical reality show — this new, enterprise-focused, five-part […]

Storytelling for Leaders – Auckland on May 29

Shawn Callahan is presenting his Storytelling for Leaders workshop in Auckland in a couple of weeks: Anecdote’s Storytelling for Leaders program will teach you the techniques you need to better influence, engage and inspire others – just as thousands of leaders already have, from Melbourne to New York, […]

Identifying Dark Data in non-OCR’d Images

The new European data protection legislation goes into effect next Friday. It’s going to be incredibly interesting to see how militant its enforcers play the game. There are many aspects required in complying with GDPR, but one core tenet is knowing where you are storing personal data. A […]