The BA and the Shiny Objects


A few weeks ago I was approached about working with an organization to help them put together a new SharePoint 2013 site to replace the one they currently have (SP2010). The business unit that approached me is responsible… Read More

Technology Doesn’t Guarantee Success


There’s an old saying in car racing that goes something like “you can’t win the race in the first corner, but you can lose it.”  There is a similar truth when talking about software. The right software will… Read More

#5Thoughts – Mixed Bag for the week of Sept 21


No single theme was worthy of 5 Thoughts this week, so here’s a mixed bag of stuff. 1.   Cloud Security still a concern On September 16th I spoke at an event in Calgary, hosted by Box and Skyhigh… Read More

YOU are the problem


I wanted to try something a little different for this post. I’m doing an assessment of what went wrong with Alfresco for a Canadian university. They purchased Alfresco back in 2008/09, initially to handle some of their web… Read More

Guerrilla Tactics – IG Whether or not they want it


On September 18 the Information Governance Initiative hosted a twitter chat to discuss their 1st annual report. At some point in the chat I referred to myself as using Guerilla tactics to apply Information Governance practices in client… Read More

Help Wanted – Testing a Survey


I am putting together a survey for an upcoming project and I need your help. I am testing two things: 1) whether or not PollDaddy is a reasonable tool to use, and; B) the survey. You can send… Read More

The House that Jack Built


It starts out really simple; build us a thing that allows some people (all with common objectives / properties) to do some business with us. Easy, right? It is so far. Then things get interesting. As other business… Read More

ECM Adoption Issues? Make it Easy.


This is not an endorsement of any particular tool / technology. It’s the concept that’s important. This way?   Or this way?   You decide.