Collaboration & Social Strategy: Part 4- Workforce of the Future

Katie Kurz
April 13, 2015

The generational divide within social networking tools is very important to note.  Industry studies[1] and the results from surveys and focus groups show a higher affinity to working within social networks toward Millennials and Generation-X than the Baby Boomers.  As

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Collaboration & Social Strategy: Part Three- Discussion Forums

Katie Kurz
April 3, 2015

Discussion ForumsDiscussion forums take on many appearances, but all perform the basic step of unlocking to a broader audience discussions that previously had been tucked away in email. Unlike instant messaging, forums are latent. While those paying close attention may

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Collaboration & Social Strategy: Part Two- File-Based Collaboration

Katie Kurz
March 30, 2015

Shared FoldersThe network drive is viewed as an extension of the desktop filesystem by most company computer users.  Typically, system administrators will configure desktops to save automatically to a network user folder, and map frequently used shares to letters of

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Collaboration & Social Strategy: Part One- Contemporary Collaboration Tools

Katie Kurz
March 26, 2015

Collaboration: col·lab·o·ra·tion  /kə labə rāSHən/  NounTwo or more people working together toward shared goalsCollaboration is understood by the above definition, but the new technologies enabling collaboration can be confusing. This first in a series of blog posts attempts to define and give examples

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Content Strategy for Intranets: Part Four—Search Optimization

ascendum
March 18, 2015

Defining Enterprise SearchEnterprise search is considerably different from consumer “transactional” web search and desktop file searches.  Good experiences with web search on Google, Yahoo, and Bing lead to expectations that these experiences can be directly transposed to enterprise search.  Unfortunately,

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Content Strategy for Intranets: Part Three—Analytics and WebTrends

ascendum
March 17, 2015

Web analytic tools can shed light on the degree to which employees engage with content. Content analysis is very similar to marketing, and many of the same tactics employed for public sites will work internally.  It is recommended that site

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Content Strategy for Intranets: Part Two—Common Content

ascendum
March 17, 2015

 As we discussed in Part One of Content Strategy for Intranets, categorizing data is extremely important for storing content. However, an even more important part of content is keeping the content targeted to the audience.Content should be categorized by its geographic

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Content Strategy for Intranets: Part One—Metadata

ascendum
March 16, 2015

Metadata is “data about data,” which is a confusing definition. This term is used frequently in content management.  Whenever metadata is used, efforts should be made to remove this jargon from anything a consumer of information may use, such as

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Bluespring, a Vora Ventures Company, is a Gold Sponsor of 2015 SharePoint Cincy

Katie Kurz
March 9, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: CINCINNATI– Bluespring Software, a Vora Ventures Company, is excited to announce its gold level sponsorship of the 5th annual SharePoint Cincy conference, taking place on April 24th at the Northern Kentucky University METS Center. SharePoint Cincy typically draws more than

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Vora Ventures & Ascendum Pay It Forward

ascendum
February 13, 2015

While February is best known for Valentine’s Day, Black History Month, and Groundhog Day, Vora Ventures’ Human Resources Department, in collaboration with Charitable Action Committee (CAC), is working hard to make it memorable in a new way.Building on the success of the December “Pay

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