SharePoint 2010 Pilot course done but never finished!
We finished the SharePoint pilot course with great reviews from the attendees. On the final day we hit a couple of glitches with excel services which is the web based way of viewing and manipulating Excel spreadsheets. Fortunately most people were able to complete the practical work and see it in action. There was a lot […]
Protect Your Project Team – Part 2: Be Politically Sensible
“So effective politicking has to be as much about give as it is about take. So play the game. Or get left behind. Which are you going to do?” Dr. Rob Yeung, Talentspace In the last blog, I asked the question, “How can you use political sensibility to protect the project team from disruption and […]
Half Way Through the SharePoint 2010 Pilot Course
Two days in to the pilot! Attendees have filled out detailed evaluation forms at the end of each day and we then review these to see how we an improve the course – final adjustments to make it even better. We are lucky in that we have a group of enthusiastic people who are giving […]
Cloud Computing Risks
A recent article was published with the headline ‘Cloud Computing Risks Outweigh Reward‘. The article, based on a small amount of data from a survey published by the ISACA, a leader in IT governance, control and assurance, claimed that around 45 percent of IT professionals surveyed said the risks involved in cloud computing outshone any […]
Social Media Tools At Work?
Social Media Tools: Applicable at Work or Not? Working as a project management consultant, I’m often asked about some of the “new” social media tools available to organizations. What are the BEST tools? How can they help? Are they worth it? If you’re thinking about whether or not to apply social media tools at work, […]