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Digital Workplace Vendors Should Offer Free Access or Premium Upgrades During COVID-19

by Craig Roth  |  March 23, 2020

Cloud-based digital workplace services are in high demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What should vendors of these services do that balances the ability to do good while helping others against not...

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Microsoft Could Revitalize Knowledge Management With Project Cortex

by Darin Stewart  |  January 22, 2020

Everybody wants effective knowledge management in their enterprise. Nobody wants to exert the effort or commit the resources necessary to make KM happen. Creating and capturing knowledge is a pain...

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Do I Have Too Many meetings? Too Many Emails?

by Craig Roth  |  January 8, 2020

How do you determine if your employees have "too many" meetings?  Too many emails? I've entertained this question many times over the years as part of my interest in "enterprise attention management". ...

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Should Enterprises Have 50 Words for Collaboration?

by Craig Roth  |  December 5, 2019

You may have heard the tale that “Eskimos have 50 words for snow.” This tale has been disapproved. But the general idea is still appealing: that if something is important...

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In a Nascent Market, the Buyer Can't Even Tell You What They Want

by Craig Roth  |  October 22, 2019

The current cloud-based collaboration market is still emerging despite its long history. I'd even go so far as to say it is "nascent".  To understand why I would classify it as ...

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Do Older Workers Have High Digital Dexterity?

by Craig Roth  |  July 11, 2019

Today I want to walk through one of the more interesting findings from my digital dexterity index (DDI) research. While aggregating an index of six questions from a larger survey...

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The Secret Lives of Productivity Applications

by Craig Roth  |  June 25, 2019

We think we know our productivity tools so well - email, powerpoint, excel. They're so familiar to us. You email a few paragraphs to groups, create a slide presentation in...

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The Collaboration Market is Dead! Long Live Collaboration!

by Craig Roth  |  February 7, 2019

I'm busy churning away on our Market Share process, where I'm in charge of the content services platforms, content collaboration platforms, email+authoring, and collaboration markets. Or rather, I was in...

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Could I Sell The Ultimate Collaboration Product to a Jaded End User?

by Craig Roth  |  January 14, 2019

Much of the jockeying for position among collaboration software is based on tangible factors like features, price, and viability. But buyers really care about improving their efficiency. It would be...

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Letter from Microsoft Ignite 2018 (Part II)

by Craig Roth  |  October 1, 2018

As I mentioned in my first posting about Microsoft Ignite 2018, in my view the conference this year wasn’t about major releases as much as it was about showing progress...

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