A few years ago I was working on a project for a client in Sydney. On my first day, I stopped at a cafe and ordered a strong macchiato to take away. The coffee was good, so I went back the next day.
“Good morning,” the barista said. “Same again?”
I bought coffee from that cafe almost every day for the rest of the project.
US computer engineer Ray Tomlinson sent the first email back in 1971. The World Wide Web wasn’t invented until 18 years later, when CERN computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee came up with a solution for sharing information on different computers.
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of SharePoint?
If you’re like most people, you probably answered document management or an intranet portal – two of SharePoint’s best-known uses.
If your most valuable team member resigned tomorrow, would you know where to find the reports, project updates or files your colleague had been working on?
A recent Mckinsey report states 61% of the average white collar worker’s time is spent looking for information they need to do their job.
Many businesses are using SharePoint. What is less widely recognised is the ability of OneDrive for Business, which comes with SharePoint 2013, to improve the way you organise your documents and collaborate with colleagues.
When you go to a restaurant, you understand the process to get the meal you want. If you’re using Microsoft’s Office 365, it’s a similar (and just as simple) process to get what you need.
What key trends is Professional Advantage seeing for the future of your intranet? SharePoint solution specialist, Alex Dean tells what he’s expecting and where we have come from to get there.
Done the traditional way, working on a business document with other people is a chore. Content gets drafted then the document gets emailed as an attachment to others for their input. And backwards and forwards it goes until a final version is eventually produced.
There’s no point creating a new intranet if no one in the organisation is going to use it. And people are most likely to use their new intranet, and gain its benefits, if it’s easy to access and can capably address their day-to-day work needs.