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Portals Remembered: It Was a Dark and Stormy Market ...

by Craig Roth  |  May 24, 2019

It was a dark and stormy market; the revenues rose to frothing peaks like the waves of a March nor'easter - only to crash down upon the shores of reality,...

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The Marketplace of Ideas vs. The Stockmarket of Ideas

by Craig Roth  |  July 8, 2015

I have been an analyst for well over a decade now, and I've noticed there are two kinds of pundits: those interested in ideas for what it can get them...

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Enterprise Flipboard

by Craig Roth  |  July 31, 2013

The user experience for accessing enterprise content on tablets has a lot to be desired. I had an interesting discussion in a 1:1 meeting here at Catalyst with a company...

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Workshop to Create or Refresh Your SharePoint Statement of Governance

by Craig Roth  |  July 15, 2013

About half my SharePoint governance discussions involve a document review of an existing or draft statement of governance. If you're working on creating or refreshing a statement of governance, you...

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What Your Fantasy Football Policy Says About Your SharePoint Governance

by Craig Roth  |  October 24, 2012

Is your office’s fantasy football league posted on your intranet?  The answer to that question can sometimes provide insight into where a company is on the governance continuum. I start...

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“We Don’t Need to Collaborate”

by Craig Roth  |  June 29, 2012

Most organizations have business needs for collaboration, social networking (at least enhanced profiles and maybe expertise location), discussion forums, some workflow, and casual content management.  How these needs are met...

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How SharePoint Governance Scenarios are Like Snowflakes

by Craig Roth  |  May 7, 2012

How is SharePoint governance like a snowflake?  Is it that it’s backbreaking labor to shovel it up if you wait too long?  That it tends to fall from the heavens...

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Anarchy in the S.P. (SharePoint)

by Craig Roth  |  April 13, 2012

“Maybe you shouldn’t do SharePoint governance.  Telling people what to do reduces responsiveness and they’ll just use email to work around restrictions.  Encourage ‘culture’ (self-governance), not ‘structure’.”  I’m paraphrasing a...

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Governance: Getting to “No”

by Craig Roth  |  February 17, 2012

With all due respect to William Ury and his negotiating strategy book “Getting to Yes,” the difficulty faced by owners of governance projects in organizations not used to governance is...

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