Author: Sam Marshall

Digital Workplace Challenges for 2019

Digital Workplace Challenges for 2019

As 2019 kicks off, I see three core challenges that are common to many digital workplaces. These are: Centralized notifications. True enterprise findability. Engaging frontline workers. In essence, all three reflect a growing awareness that employee experience is both intrinsically important and a key to productivity.

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Adding Value to SharePoint Intranets

Adding Value to SharePoint Intranets

Over the last few years Microsoft has started talking about SharePoint much more in terms of intranets rather than it being a more general "platform." At Ignite 2018 in September for example, presenters used the phrase "build your modern intranet with SharePoint " at several points, and announced a range

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Office 365 Planner: An Unsung Gem in Collaborative Task Management

Office 365 Planner: An Unsung Gem in Collaborative Task Management

The Planner collaborative task management tool found in Office 365 is a bit of an underused gem. It's certainly worth calling attention to, particularly after an initial Office 365 launch when people have got used to the basics of OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams, etc.

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Ready-Made SharePoint Intranets in 2018

Ready-Made SharePoint Intranets in 2018

The market for SharePoint add-ons that give intranet functionality is growing rapidly, not just in the number of options but also the number of companies rolling them out. Each year I lead a review of the SharePoint Intranets in-a-box marketplace. The reports reflect the growth in the market: the first report in 2016 covered

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