Another Version of SharePoint = Same Basic Problem

Posted Posted in Enterprise Content Management

I was reading a new article on CMS Wire talking about the history of SharePoint and the new version that Microsoft has just released. Ask not what SharePoint can do for you, discusses both the progress that Microsoft has made with SharePoint throughout the products life-cycle, but also how many SharePoint implementations fail do to a lack of planning. Despite decades of developed and shared experiences, conferences, webinars and an entire training industry, not to mention “SharePint” meetings all over the world, our organizations still struggle to do a good job deploying SharePoint and generating real business value from its […]

Training Gotchas – Product Ownership 101

Posted Posted in Product Management

One of the first things you should do when you become a Product Owner for a new product is sit through the training class and all of the training videos, even if you are intimately familiar with the product. WHY? When you watch an instructor teach a class on your product, it should become very obvious where the product is confusing or difficult to use. If the instructor is having to bounce through multiple screens to show off a feature or is pointing out settings that should always be configured a certain way, you have areas for instant improvement. Example […]

Why Phasmid?

Posted Posted in Business Process Management, Consulting, Development, Enterprise Content Management, General, Information Technology, Product Management, User Experience

Our blog shows a sampling of projects we have worked on, as well as topics important to the clients we support. If you find the information useful and have a need for design, consulting or custom software development, Hire Phasmid today. Phasmid specializes in: Business Process Automation Critical Content Management Enterprise Class Solutions Interactive User Experience Design Custom Software Development If you are curious, the name Phasmid comes from the group of insects the blend seamlessly into their environment. Members are variously known as walking sticks, ghost insects and leaf insects. Their natural camouflage makes them difficult to detect. Likewise, […]

PowerShell Consulting

Posted Posted in Consulting, Development, Information Technology

PowerShell MVP Don Jones has a new article about the growing need for PowerShell consultants – PowerShell experts to help IT departments automate using PowerShell. In the past few weeks, I’ve heard from a dozen or more organizations that are starting internal projects to automate specific tasks using PowerShell. Try as they might, these organizations haven’t been able to get their team up to speed quickly enough. In most cases, it’s because they’ve got their IT folks so overworked already that there’s just no bandwidth; in a couple of cases their team has been… well, let’s call it “reluctant.” (As […]