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SharePoint collaboration and governance through the Colvin lens

SharePoint was originally created as a collaboration tool. It wasn’t intended to be a content management system, or a social media tool. These elements came later. SharePoint – along with it’s related Microsoft tools – is in a constant state of evolution; especially lately.   How organizations use SharePoint for collaboration also has evolved as

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Defining Your Company’s Internal Brand

Written by: Chuck Gose, Founder & Host, ICology Referencing a past conference I attended, one of the presenters, Melissa Balkon, had a wonderful session about building a meaningful brand. Her presentation was focused on the external brand BUT there were a lot of great takeaways for those looking to define their company’s internal brand. First

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Government: Embracing and Managing Negative Feedback

By Darcie Piechowski, the Social Media & Innovation Fellow for the IBM Center for the Business of Government The immediate access to citizen feedback rendered possible by our digital world presents new and faster means for government organizations to improve their services. While the government recognizes the importance of obtaining public feedback and is beginning

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Behavioral and Cognitive Biometrics 101

By Caitlin Newark, Novetta Nexus The degree of interest in applications involving “cognitive fingerprints” has taken off in recent years, spearheaded in large part by government-sponsored research initiatives such as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Active Authentication program, which has facilitated the exploration of numerous novel, multimodal behavioral and cognitive biometric authentication systems by

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Employee Engagement strategy

Why do I need Governance for Office 365?

By Michael Blumenthal There’s an old project management adage, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. This is certainly true for deploying Office 365 and more specifically, SharePoint Online, for an organization. Planning involves more than just answering the technical questions needed to sync a company’s Active Directory to Office 365. Planning for

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Pharma, Are You Looking For More Innovative Promotional Ideas?

Originally posted on Compliance Center by Ilyssa Levins and Debra Michaels Conventional wisdom holds that the best way to boost a team’s creativity is to unshackle them from constraints. But innovation expert Adam Richardson, in his Harvard Business Review blog post entitled “Boosting Creativity Through Constraints” counters this perspective and uniquely asserts that the best

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Make Content Your First Priority in a Digital Workplace Launch

Make Content Your First Priority in a Digital Workplace Launch

By Stacy Wilson, ABC Eloquor Consulting, Inc. It was just four weeks before their scheduled launch and our client’s project lead hadn’t made any progress on wrangling thousands of pieces of content for a new HR site on their digital workplace. How would they be ready for launch? It’s a classic example of why you

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10 tips to avoid an Identity Management Disaster

10 Tips to Avoid an Identity Management Disaster

By: Hanno Ekdahl  |  Idenhaus Consulting Photo credit: Rudy Juanito More than half of all IDM projects fail the first time, yet all too often companies quickly select a technology and begin implementation. A newly inked contract may help ease the immediate pressure to get something done, but a failed project doesn’t make good financial

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