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As we begin a new year, we first took a look back at Rightpoint’s most popular blog posts of 2014. So, here they are, the most viewed blogs of 2014. Enjoy!
On a recent project I was tasked with doing a number of operations on a SharePoint publishing page after it had been published and unpublished. If you have ever tried this before you will have undoubtedly felt the frustration of not having built in events for ItemPublished and ItemUnpublished like exist for ItemAdded and ItemUpdated.
Movember is a month-long, worldwide fundraising effort where men put down their razors for a month and grow a mustache to raise money and awareness for men's health programs—namely prostate and testicular cancer. Rightpoint has participated in Movember the past three years and I've helped organize and plan the festivities for the last two.
As consultants, we get to spend time within other companies and get a taste of their respective cultures. And as a User Experience Consultant, I look at many business processes—including culture—through a UX lens.
With the 2015 Winter Release, Salesforce has a lot to say about Opportunities and Collaborative Forecasting and a few other very cool features. Here is a brief overview on what’s new.
Yes, you read the title correctly! Salesforce.com and Microsoft are finally starting to work together to enhance their joint solutions which is a big step forward after a long wait. Today, users of SharePoint Online 2010 and 2013 are able to easily set up Salesforce Files Connect to their company SharePoint sites to access, share and search external data directly from their Salesforce instance.
On a recent project, I was presented with a daunting task: generate icons from a handful of sprite sheets. While normally a trivial task, this particular instance proved a bit more daunting.
Last year a colleague invited me to help develop personas for a project kickoff. We reviewed existing research, mapped affinity notes, and created interesting user narratives, but we also spent a great deal of time discussing empathy maps, adoption curves, business models, and more.
Rightpoint Michigan was born December, 2012 and found our first home in May 2013, a functional space with some Rightpoint Chicago flair along for the ride. Thankfully we were bursting at the seams by the end of 2013 and began the planning and build out of our next space on par with our company values, culture and needs.
It's that time of year. Everyone jumps on the gratitude bandwagon. Like kids threatened by Santa watching every tantrum and toy lobbed at their little brother and modeling their behavior accordingly, us adults say a halfbaked “I’m grateful for my health and family” around the Thanksgiving table.
At this point, you should feel pretty solid about your decision to implement SharePoint for your business and you might even have a good vision as to what you're trying to achieve with it. But just as you're about to roll up your sleeves and get busy building your business requirements, Microsoft comes along and has "clouded" this effort by throwing a new offering of SharePoint into the mix—Office 365 or SharePoint Online?