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Quick and Dirty Reporting for SharePoint 2013 Applications - Part 1

on Mar 19, 2018 12:12:18 PM By | Ryan Charnock | 0 Comments | Application Development SharePoint Microsoft Microsoft Office
Figure 1:  On the left is a Report Builder Chart to show the total number of task in each status. On the right is the standard Task list which is the data source for the chart.
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on Mar 5, 2018 8:19:34 AM By | Jack LaPan | 0 Comments | intranet Valo
6 Ways a High Performance Intranet Connects Team Members – and Builds a High-Performance Organization
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4 Steps To Providing Knowledge To Your Organization

on Feb 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM By | Jerry Dwinell | 0 Comments | SharePoint enterprise search Content Intelligence
I recently presented a webinar on the Content Inteligence Revolution (you can check it out here), where I outlined how you can use intelligent search to provide organizational need to know information to all of your employees through a few simple steps. Below is a recap: 
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The Yammer Hammer

on Feb 22, 2018 11:31:19 AM By | Ryan Charnock | 0 Comments | yammer content management Enterprise Social
Focus the Yammer’s purpose to communication, by removing file management features.
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3 Pillars of the High-Performance Digital Workplace

on Jan 24, 2018 1:30:58 PM By | Sebastien Levert | 0 Comments | SharePoint intranet Valo
Ask any random group of employees how they’d characterize their company’s Intranet and chances are their responses will be less than enthusiastic. Usually there are good reasons: The Intranet is a confusing labyrinth where vital information seemingly goes to hide; it’s a drab top-down exercise in one-way announcements; or it’s a seldom-viewed, seldom-updated ghost town. In other words, neither the best business tool nor the best representation of a modern digitally-empowered business.
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SharePoint Migration and History

on Jan 15, 2018 5:17:31 PM By | Ryan Charnock | 0 Comments | SharePoint Microsoft Migration
As promised, here is my follow up blog to last week's #FiveMinuteFridays.
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Building a Successful SharePoint ECM/ERM System in the Real World

on Jan 8, 2018 7:30:00 AM By | David Tappan | 0 Comments | SharePoint
If you listen to what is often said about SharePoint in enterprise records management (ERM), you might conclude that it is a mile wide and an inch deep.  In other words, the conventional wisdom seems to be that SharePoint has a broad set of capabilities in theory, but in practice lacks the depth of its competitors such as Documentum, OpenText and Laserfiche.   But this comparison isn’t really fair, for three reasons:  
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on Jan 5, 2018 8:57:31 AM By | Megan Testani | 0 Comments | SharePoint intranet partnership Valo
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For museums, technology offers promise – but few products

on Nov 29, 2017 2:22:02 PM By | C/D/H Consultant | 0 Comments | Application Development
By nature, museums tend to focus on the past. When it comes to technology, though, they often find themselves stuck there. It’s not the sort of issue that museum visitors or donors are likely to think about, but for those of us in the museum environment, it’s a very real and growing problem, a problem with multiple causes and too few ready solutions. 
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Nintex User Group Recap: Simple workflows can use simple approaches

on Nov 22, 2017 12:01:21 PM By | Ryan Charnock | 0 Comments | SharePoint Workflow Nintex Forms
Sometimes technology makes some scenarios worse.
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