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The Unique Fundamentals of: Collaboration, Content, and Digital Workplace

by Craig Roth  |  January 3, 2018

What are the unique fundamentals of the collaboration, content, and digital workplace space that make it unique?  I don't mean what the current trends are - we write a lot about...

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"There is Also the Fact That Paper is Awesome"

by Craig Roth  |  September 19, 2016

OK, this time we're finally going to be doing away with paper in the office. The end of paper has been trumpeted for decades, but this time - if you...

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Write, Don't Paint

by Craig Roth  |  July 24, 2013

The title of this blog post comes from my 5th grade teacher. At the time, White Out was in common use. It's like white paint that dries quickly so you...

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Waiting for Productivity from “Productivity Tools”

by Craig Roth  |  January 31, 2013

While our fonts and templates may look nicer than they did ten or twenty years ago, do we really feel more productive in business terms?  Microsoft certainly hopes so, as...

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Big Content

by Craig Roth  |  October 17, 2012

The interest in Big Data at our recent Catalyst conference shows that enterprises have recognized the need for a new approach to exploiting massive and rapidly changing data streams.  When...

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The Best End User SharePoint Training Isn’t All About SharePoint

by Craig Roth  |  August 16, 2012

Many areas of SharePoint planning suffer from SharePoint centricity – in other words focusing on SharePoint alone rather than the broader collaboration environment.  This centricity shows up in developing collaboration...

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Robo-writers Confront Structured vs. Unstructured Dilemma

by Craig Roth  |  April 27, 2012

This blog post is being written by a flesh-and-blood industry analyst who had toast for breakfast and is consuming hot tea while writing this.  That is now important to clarify...

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Mobile Computing and the “Consumption Assumption”

by Craig Roth  |  February 27, 2012

Many of the ease of use, form factor, and responsiveness promises made by mobile devices and software providers depends on an important underlying assumption: that you are consuming textual information...

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I Want Office 250, Not Office 365

by Craig Roth  |  October 21, 2010

My teammates Jeff Mann and Guy Creese have commented on the silly-but-serious implications of Microsoft’s naming choice for their new cloud productivity offering: Microsoft Office 365. I certainly agree with...

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“Wave” Peters Out?

by Craig Roth  |  August 6, 2010

Google Wave is done.  Or “dead” or “cancelled?” What is the right metaphor for not continuing a lab project that was hyped like a real product?  In any case, what...

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