It’s About Employee Adoption, Stupid

by Christian Buckley
#DWCNZ 2017 Speaker

Collaboration expert, consulting CMO and researcher.

In the younger days of SharePoint, while I was still working for Microsoft, I was happy when the sales organization finally began looking at not just the number of new licenses sold, but also at the number of active users. What happened was that after years […]

May 16th, 2017|Change, Training & User Adoption, News, Project Management|Comments Off on It’s About Employee Adoption, Stupid

9 Reasons to send your team to a conference

As winter draws in, the main technology conference season also kicks off in New Zealand and Australia. If you are a manager of a team (large or small), you may be also be thinking about ways you can help to develop your colleagues (or yourself) – but need inspiration.

Attending a conference is one of the […]

April 24th, 2017|Change, Training & User Adoption, Events, News|Comments Off on 9 Reasons to send your team to a conference

Future of SharePoint – Managing Change and Training

By Debbie Ireland

There have a been a number of posts, which I reference at the end, that explain many of the changes announced at the Future of SharePoint event last week. I want to touch on the “WIIFM” (What’s In It For Me) angle, how it impacts users and what plans we should be making […]

May 12th, 2016|Change, Training & User Adoption, News|Comments Off on Future of SharePoint – Managing Change and Training

The Art of Stress-free Productivity

by Debbie Ireland

Have you read Getting Things Done – (GTD) the art of stress-free productivity by David Allen? I would highly recommend it as a system for organising the multitude of tasks and to-do lists we need to maintain on a daily basis.

In this world of information overload, and where (due to electronic mail) communication […]

January 15th, 2016|Change, Training & User Adoption, News, Workflow & BPM|Comments Off on The Art of Stress-free Productivity

Microsoft Project Briefing events

You are invited!
This free event is hosted by Microsoft.
 When:
Auckland – Tuesday 20 October, 9am – 11.30am

Christchurch – Wednesday 21 October, 9am – 11.30am

Wellington – Thursday 22 October, 9am – 11.30am
Your hosts:
Youssef Mourra, from NonSuch Consulting, an expert in the field of Project, Program and Portfolio Management.
Nishanth Satheesan, APAC Project Sales Lead and Global Black Belt […]

September 24th, 2015|Change, Training & User Adoption, Cloud Services, Events, News, Project Management, Workflow & BPM|Comments Off on Microsoft Project Briefing events

ShareThePoint’s 2015 Productivity Roadshow!

The Productivity Roadshow covered 14 towns across New Zealand during March and April 2015. It was free to attend and attracted registrations from over 550 people.

As a SharePoint Trainer, Debbie Ireland (MVP) is constantly answering the questions about “what it actually is” that SharePoint is capable of.

So that is precisely what the presentation covered: two […]

June 30th, 2015|Change, Training & User Adoption, Cloud Services, Events, News|Comments Off on ShareThePoint’s 2015 Productivity Roadshow!

Office 365 Groups: Sharing files and sites with a Group

At Microsoft Ignite, we heard much about Office 365 Groups. It’s clearer to me now that Groups are not just a group of collaborative tools that can be self provisioned for a group. Groups are an identity in Azure Active Directory and are going to be used extensively throughout the different services in Office 365. […]

May 29th, 2015|Change, Training & User Adoption, Cloud Services, Office 365, Security & Identity|Comments Off on Office 365 Groups: Sharing files and sites with a Group

Sway starts rolling out to Office 365: Initial Reactions

Office Blogs announced Sway is rolling out to Office 365 beginning today. So I wanted to share my initial experiences as I take a look at what’s available.

Since the announcement, there’s a few discussions in the Sway group on the Office 365 Network about preventing Office 365 Sway’s from being shared publicly and how to […]

May 22nd, 2015|Change, Training & User Adoption, Cloud Services, Office 365|Comments Off on Sway starts rolling out to Office 365: Initial Reactions

My #MSIgnite 2015

Welcome to my Microsoft Ignite story. It will be told Live using some of my favourite Microsoft Office tools, embedded and linked to this page.
This page will become very much like a dashboard of my MSIgnite experience, using:

Sway
OneNote with Office 365
OneDrive
Yammer

I will use multiple Sways, one for each day. There is so much happening at […]

May 1st, 2015|Change, Training & User Adoption, Cloud Services, Events|Comments Off on My #MSIgnite 2015

Nintex and Sharegate New Partnership

Nintex and Sharegate Announce Partnership to Move Customers to Office 365
Tools enable customers to efficiently migrate to hybrid and cloud environments
Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) April 22, 2015
Nintex, the global standard in workflow automation, and Sharegate, a leader in content, migration and management, today announced that Sharegate is extending its SharePoint migration solution to include migration paths […]

April 29th, 2015|Change, Training & User Adoption, Cloud Services, Migration & Upgrades, Workflow & BPM|Comments Off on Nintex and Sharegate New Partnership

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