Moving to Microsoft Office 365 without really understanding the features and functionality of SharePoint – the platform that supports document storage and management in Office 365 – is a missed opportunity to review and improve vital business processes and address productivity issues. A Document Management System will most likely fail to meet the needs of the business if it does … Read More
Good project management addresses business problems that arise in all five phases of a typical project. What’s exciting is finding ways of applying technology to business problems, to help project managers initiate, plan, execute, control and close their projects in more efficient and profitable ways. In this article, we’re going to take a look at how SharePoint can be used … Read More
Information Governance. That term sounds big and boring, right? Something that requires writing a big, boring document and downing double shot espressos to stay awake whilst doing so. I hear you yawning and asking, is this something we really need to consider for our Office 365 SharePoint deployment? Well, if you focus on keeping it simple, it can be a … Read More
Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint Online are fantastic options for businesses wanting to reduce the complexity of their infrastructure. In our last article, we kicked off a discussion on the importance of taking time to properly plan your SharePoint platform. Our first two planning exercises are designed to help you focus and clarify: The goals of the business and any … Read More
One of the most powerful features of Microsoft Office 365 is SharePoint Online. But before you jump in and configure your new SharePoint site, it’s worth taking a step back to do some planning exercises. SharePoint has the ability to provide a technical solution to business problems. Constraints within the business, when broken down into their components, are usually comprised of … Read More
There is an escalating trend for companies to have teams and individuals working in different locations and time zones. As this global workforce intensifies, more and more business owners will be faced with the challenges that a dispersed workforce presents. The most common issues we have seen arise include: Managing people in different locations Aligning the way dispersed teams create … Read More
Our last article on Process Documentation was fairly high level and looked at some of the big picture thinking that is required to ensure the goal of creating a process driven culture is a successful one. Now let’s zoom right in and look at a few techniques that can give your process or procedure documents a bit of zing and … Read More
When embarking on the mission of documenting a company’s processes, it’s not uncommon to end up in a dark place full of frustration and confusion. We thought we’d share some of the lessons we’ve learnt through our experience in helping businesses create optimised, process driven versions of their former selves. Process documentation. It’s often daunting to know where to start. … Read More
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