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AI Cloud Collaboration Computers and Internet Innovation Intranet Microsoft Teams Technology Thoughts and Musings

Some Trends in the Digital Workspace

There is a lot going on in the digital work place, driven by new technologies, by evolving work patterns, by external challenges (notably climate change and COVID-19) and a realisation that what seemed to work before may not work for us future (if it ever really did).

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Innovation Intranet Microsoft SharePoint

The changing shape of modern intranets

I talk a lot about the five pillars of enterprise intranets: Content, Communication, Collaboration, People and Process; in the past we were the first company to develop a solution accelerator for enterprise intranets. This became our Hadron 8020 portal and attempted to serve all those needs and act as the one place that users can go to […]

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SharePoint

SharePoint – a strategic platform for business optimisation. Part 1 – What is SharePoint

What is SharePoint SharePoint is a Microsoft platform technology, running on servers or in the cloud, which allows a large range of business solutions to be rapidly built, deployed and managed for any size of organisation. It includes a large number of capabilities as standard focused on, in our view, 5 core business activities: Content […]

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Intranet SharePoint

The Cycle of Hype and Diffusion of Innovation

I’ve been thinking about intranets and user adoption. And not for the first time. We absolutely love Cloudbase, our intranet even though it is one to two generations behind Hadron 8020, the Enterprise Intranet we sell. We know that our clients love their Hadrons, but still we see poor end user survey results sometimes. I […]

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Intranet

Dilbert on Intranet

Dilbert never fails to illuminate a few areas of business wisdom, by contrasting it with arrant business stupidity​. So, Dilbert on Intranets: Some interesting behaviours and themes to ponder: If your intranet doesn’t work it must be the fault of either the technology or your users… Maybe what was implemented, for what purpose, with what […]

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Intranet SharePoint

What users really want

In Cloud2 we spend a lot of time thinking about SharePoint use, intranets, user adoption and the challenges of matching what people want, with what they think they want and what other people (usually managers, communications and IT folk) say they should want. We also try to match this to what we see being successful. […]