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Businesses are Lost in an Intranet Complexity Maze

The technology is complex, with many layers to understand. SharePoint is a flexible, deep and wide technology that has a lot of parts. Office 365 keeps growing and offering more and better services. It isn’t always clear how they fit together.  Our Intranet strategy has a lot of ground to [...]
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Mind Manager Helps Tame your Intranet

Is it a flowchart or a database? its both! Manage your project more effectively. Produce status reports from your architecture mapsTrack future items in an organized “parking lot”Add date stamps and notes on the flyUse alternative views of our plan to uncover hidden gotchasUse icons, [...]
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Intranets are Wicked Problems

A wicked problem is a problem that is difficult or impossible to solve because of incomplete, contradictory, and changing requirements that are often difficult to recognize. Wikipedia, December 2018     An Introduction to Wicked Problems I was introduced to the [...]
SharePoint look book

SharePoint Look Book

A nice resource Microsoft has put together to showcase page designs and layouts for Intranets. The designs are great idea starters. If you're unfamiliar with how good SharePoint can look, using all the new capabilities, this will give you a good foothold. It is a handy tool for a PM to [...]