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69% of office professionals in the UK hoard data - 30 Sep 2016

From SC Magazine Over three-quarters (77%) of IT decision makers worldwide are now more concerned about the impact of data hoarding than they were a year ago. New research from Veritas was conducted among 10,022 global office professionals and ITDMs across 13 countries to look into how individuals manage data. ... read more..

Dropbox boosts business tools with AdminX launch - 28 Jul 2016

From Dropbox has announced the launch of a major set of controls for business customers to give IT teams more oversight and management of information shared on the platform. The AdminX launch was 'months in the planning', according to the firm, and is designed to make it as simple ... read more..

Google goes after SharePoint with new enterprise tools - 15 Jun 2016

From CIO Google isn't kidding when it says it's serious about the enterprise. The company announced a pair of new services on Monday that are aimed squarely at helping businesses access information and share it internally, similar to what Microsoft's SharePoint product offers. A new Springboard app gives employees at ... read more..

What's really new in SharePoint 2016? - 01 Jun 2016

From CIO The SharePoint community has reacted with enthusiasm to Microsoft's roadmap for SharePoint 2016, even though much of it is familiar to anyone who's been using SharePoint for a while. It's so confusingly familiar, in fact, that you may find yourself asking whether that wasn't what SharePoint already did ... read more..

Dropbox to end support for Windows XP from 26 June - 29 Apr 2016

From Dropbox is ending support for Windows XP and nudging people in the direction of Windows 10. The Dropbox desktop app, at least the Windows XP version, will cease to be available for download from 26 June, according to a Dropbox post, at which point signing on or creating ... read more..

CIOs at ECM tipping point as cloud matures - 23 Apr 2015

From Information Age In a recent Information Age article, AIIM CEO John Mancini argued we are on the cusp of a new of enterprise content management (ECM) where massive changes (cloud being a central element) are on the horizon and little best practice exists to know how to manage them. ... read more..

BPM software has 'nowhere to go' – says leading BPM software company - 21 Oct 2014

From 'I don't even use the phrase BPM any more,' says Appian CEO Matt Calkins. This might sound like an odd statement coming from the head of a company whose business process management (BPM) software has for many years featured in the top right quartile of Gartner's BPM Suites Magic ... read more..

Majority of Microsoft SharePoint users 'disillusioned' with its services, claims report - 23 Jun 2014

From Almost two-thirds of Microsoft SharePoint enterprise users are 'disillusioned' with the services provided by the collaboration tool, believing it to offer an 'unsatisfactory' performance when it comes to meeting the original brief of what SharePoint was deployed for. That's according to Collaborative Credentials, a new report by online application developer ... read more..

Dropbox further promoting business angle with new apps hub - 16 Sep 2013

From ZDNet UK Dropbox is further pushing its business-friendly services into the spotlight with the addition of a new hub dedicated to third-party apps. The new page launching last week highlights some of the apps that integrate with Dropbox for Business and leverage the Dropbox Platform for fostering collaboration and facilitating identity ... read more..

Businesses hit digital roadblock due to paper processes - 16 Sep 2013

From A survey of business and IT leaders has found that paper-based processes are creating inefficiencies. Despite the growth of computerisation in recent decades, businesses still use paper in key processes. The Coleman Parkes study based on interviews with 735 senior business and IT decision makers found that, in 75% ... read more..

Business-Critical SharePoint – Webinar - 22 Aug 2013

Join Microsoft and ClearPeople for a Webinar on August 29 Learn how to improve productivity and process efficiency across your organisation with SharePoint and line-of-business data in this 45-minute webinar presented by Microsoft and ClearPeople. This 45-minute webinar on Business-Critical SharePoint (BCSP) is a lead-in to the major event on September 19. Microsoft ... read more..

Improve Efficiencies and Reduce Costs with Business Intelligence & Business-Critical SharePoint - 22 Aug 2013

Date: 19 September 2013 Time: 9.00am-3.00pm Location: Microsoft's office in Cardinal Place, 80-100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL (see map). Nearest tube station is Victoria Cost: Free of charge includes free morning tea Enrol: Click here Overview: Discover how to improve productivity and process efficiency across your organisation with Business Intelligence portals, SharePoint and ... read more..

Enhancing legal business efficiency through the use of IT - 13 Jun 2013

Date: 27 June 2013 Time: 9.00am-1.00pm Location: Microsoft's office in Cardinal Place, 80-100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL (see map). Nearest tube station is Victoria Cost: Free of charge includes free breakfast Enrol: Click here Overview: Learn how to improve your internal efficiencies, boost ROI on existing IT infrastructure and increase profitability at this ... read more..

One in four admit employees use ‘unofficial’ cloud file-sharing - 28 May 2013

From Information Age A quarter of organisations admit that their employees are using 'unofficial', cloud-based file-sharing services to share content and collaborate, according to a survey by information management professional body AIIM. AIIM surveyed over 500 of its members to gauge the current state of content management. It found that 9% of ... read more..

Designing IT with analytics in mind - 28 Apr 2013

From Information Age Technology trends come and go, but the need for information is constant. 50-plus years into the digital revolution, and 'information' is still a strategic concern for IT leaders. Indeed, analyst company Gartner lists 'information' among the 'Nexus of Forces' currently shaping the IT industry, alongside newcomers cloud, mobile and ... read more..

Dropbox re-brands for enterprise and adds SSO log-ins - 15 Apr 2013

From Dropbox has put a renewed focus on enterprise with re-brand of Dropbox for Teams and single sign-on (SSO) log-ins. The cloud storage provider has renamed its Dropbox for Teams software to Dropbox for Business. 'With all the changes we're making to create a Dropbox that's better for companies both large and ... read more..

Enterprise software: win over the staff and you’ll win over the business - 11 Mar 2013

From TechRepublic Whereas IT managers may once have been the target market for enterprise software, today firms are better off designing apps to appeal directly to staff, the London Web Summit heard last week. This approach relies on the so-called 'Dropbox effect', where staff start using apps they have discovered themselves rather ... read more..

Gartner: real-time analytics will be key for most high-performing companies - 04 Mar 2013

From ComputerworldUK The large majority (70%) of high-performing companies will manage their business processes using real-time predictive analytics or 'extreme collaboration' by 2016, says analyst house Gartner. Gartner said one of the more effective techniques for business process improvement is intelligent business operations (IBO), in which processes are 'aware' of and can ... read more..

Microsoft SharePoint faces tough future, Forrester says - 11 Feb 2013

From Despite strong support from IT pros, SharePoint faces increased scepticism from business leaders and it's unclear whether the collaboration product will deliver cloud, social and mobile advancements needed for future growth. Those are some of the findings from a new Forrester Research study published last week titled SharePoint Enters Its ... read more..

SharePoint – leveraging the benefits (Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes, London) - 14 Nov 2012

13 November 2012, Networking Seminar An event for companies who are looking at the problem of collaboration and BI, who may already have SharePoint but want to know what is possible and how they should plan for a successful deployment of SharePoint. Download the presentation slides Keith Vooght, NCC ... read more..

SharePoint Conference for Business Users 2013 - 23 Oct 2012

Date: 20-22 March 2013 Time: Day Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands Cost: Members of the NCC will receive a 10% discount on the pass price please enter the booking code 'NCC10' when registering Enrol: Click here Overview: We are pleased to be associated with the upcoming SharePoint Conference for Business Users 2013, supported by Microsoft, ... read more..

Oracle Strategy Emphasises Simplicity and Innovation (OpinionWire 1 June 2012) - 01 Jun 2012

T-Systems on Cloud 7.0T-Systems kicked off the telco journey into cloud services in 2004, when it formed the development teams that would launch its first Dynamic Services products from 2005. T-Systems next stage in development of cloud services is to productise the applications software platforms that it has built for ... read more..

Oracle Clarifies its Cloud Strategy (OpinionWire 25 May 2012) - 25 May 2012

Long-Term Retention of Content Still an Issue for OrganisationsFrom attending Ovum Information Management events it is clear that the long-term preservation of information is still an issue for many organisations in both the private and public sectors. This is something that organisations must address if they are to ensure that ... read more..

Enterprise Content Management 2011/2012 (Ovum Technology Evaluation and Comparison Report) - 24 May 2012

Driving business value from content managementApril 2012CatalystSocial networks, wikis, blogs and content stored on mobile devices are just some of the many new sources of content that are contributing to the growth in the amount of enterprise content. In addition, organisations are handling higher volumes of paper-based documents, which are ... read more..

No.10: Information Management - 22 May 2012

A collection of recent NCC research, thought leadership, presentations, videos and news to help those interested in professional development get up to speed with the key information management issues.With the massive increase in both structured and unstructured data, information management (IM) has become both a powerful resource and a major ... read more..

Cloud Helps Enterprises Adapt to a Post-Desktop World (OpinionWire 13 April 2012) - 16 Apr 2012

Big Data Creates Demand for Analytics SkillsThe emergence of big data promises to create IT jobs, with business intelligence (BI) and analytics expertise the key drivers. As big data increasingly becomes part of corporate IT strategies and infrastructure, organisations will be on the lookout for specialist analytics skills to unlock ... read more..

Getting What You Need from IT Security (OpinionWire 9 March 2012) - 09 Mar 2012

Iceland to Become a Low-Cost Data Centre DestinationIceland's new and unique multi-tenant data centre will be an attractive low-cost destination for many IT workloads eventually. UK co-location provider Verne Global built the facility on a former Nato base near Keflavik airport, with modular IT infrastructure from Colt Technology. Verne ... read more..

No. 7: Collaboration - 08 Feb 2012

A collection of recent NCC research, thought leadership articles, events, webinars and videos, to help those interested in professional development get up to speed with the key management issues in the use of collaboration tools including social media, SharePoint, workflow and BPM software.These technologies promise to help us collaborate ... read more..

Using social search and analytics to fix CRM (OpinionWire, 23 July 2010) - 23 Jul 2010

CRM platforms contain only some of the information pertaining to business contacts and customers prospects, and so those tasked with business development spend an inordinate amount of time searching for information that will give them the big picture. Can social search and analytics come to the rescue? We believe it ... read more..

UK Government needs to invest in knowledge management before cutting posts (OpinionWire, 9 July 2010) - 09 Jul 2010

The UK government has recently made pronouncements on reductions of the civil service, with options extending to a 40% cut. These have resulted in discussion around the potential of change to redundancy terms, and also the restriction of strike action which could hamper government plans. However, we believe that the ... read more..



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