Boston, Massachusetts

Effective Internal Communications Channels

Creating an effective internal communication strategy for your organization is only as optional as struggling to survive is. In today’s competitive employment environment, it’s essential that you’re able to attract and retain the best talent. That means knowing how to communicate effectively with people, whether they’re getting ready for retirement or breathing new energy into the corporate environment.

 

Boston, Massachusetts

Do This, Not That (and Why) for SharePoint End User Adoption

Are you tired of hearing the same tired story of get executive support for your SharePoint adoption with no guidance on how to do that? Are you tired of talks that tell you all the things that you should be doing? Instead of looking at the things that you should be doing, we’ll look at the things that you should stop doing. We’ll talk about what doesn’t work and why. We’ll show you how you can change what you’re doing and get better results – not increase what you’re doing.

 

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Transforming Records Management with SharePoint & Office 365

The move to Office 365 & SharePoint creates enormous possibilities for Records Managers – ones that will effectively transform how your organization captures and stores information.

Join Robert Bogue, Microsoft MVP and CEO of Thor Projects, and Tom Ng, Manager of Professional Services at Colligo, as they take you through key topics for enhancing your records and information management processes.

Louisville, KY

Do This, Not That (And Why) for SharePoint End User Adoption

Are you tired of hearing the same tired story of get executive support for your SharePoint adoption with no guidance on how to do that? Are you tired of talks that tell you all the things that you should be doing? Instead of looking at the things that you should be doing, we’ll look at the things that you should stop doing. We’ll talk about what doesn’t work and why. We’ll show you how you can change what you’re doing and get better results – not increase what you’re doing.

chicago, il

“Delve” into SharePoint Search in the Cloud

Search experiences haven’t changed much in 30 years.  The user issues the search and results – relevant or not – are displayed.  However, digital natives becoming a greater influence in the market are the traditional ways of searching even relevant?  We’ll look at how traditional search is changing to support a hybrid experience with search being delivered for content on premises and in the cloud.  We’ll also talk about a different view of improving information access through Delve and the power of the Office Graph to learn about what is interesting to a user through signals from the organization, from the user, and from the others the user is connected to.

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Engaging Users

Engaging users is one of the most difficult parts of any information management implementation. It’s not about the technology, but there are things that the technology can do to help make the job of engaging your users easier.  We’ll look outside information technology to understand how people decide to adopt things and what we can do to encourage it. Along the way, we’ll learn what doesn’t work for motivation, and how to trick the users into the behaviors that you want.

Indianapolis, IN

Hack Proof: Software Design for a Hostile Internet

Software today is subjected to numerous vectors of attacks.  The Internet world is a hostile world and our apps need to be expecting to encounter digital terrorists who want to use our applications to get inside our organization.  In this session you’ll learn about some of the most common attack vectors for applications and what you can do about them.  We’ll discuss techniques for protecting from user input including injection and cross site scripting attacks.

Blue River SHRM

Effective Internal Communications Channels

Creating an effective internal communication strategy for your organization is only as optional as struggling to survive is. In today’s competitive employment environment, it’s essential that you’re able to attract and retain the best talent. That means knowing how to communicate effectively with people, whether they’re getting ready for retirement or breathing new energy into the corporate environment. Communications strategies recognize that each medium has strengths and weaknesses. They also recognize that organizations have their own unique and sometimes quirky style of communications that fits the environment, industry, and organizational culture. This session will walk you through the major decisions to be made in creating an internal communication strategy, identify and clarify key areas, and teach you essential skills for ensuring that your communications will be effective.

St. Louis, MO

Practical Information Architecture in SharePoint

There will be no fancy words (that aren’t made fun of) and no complex mathematical models. In this session, you’ll learn to take content types, site columns, and navigation options and assemble them into an information architecture that your organization can actually use. Learn how Managed Metadata Services can help you ensure consistency while location-based default metadata can help to drive metadata “entry”. This session delivers information architecture you can do.

 

St. Louis, MO

Bringing the Users with You – SharePoint Adoption and Engagement

User adoption has always been a challenge with SharePoint. Some users and some departments see the value and jump on board, while other groups seem to ignore the power of the platform and blindly carry on business as usual without it. In this session, you’ll learn how to get all of your users to understand the value and how to create a “home team” advantage when selling the upgrade to your organization. We’ll explain what makes users hesitant and what you can do to help move them along.