Observations and Survey Results – ARMA IM Days – Ottawa

Dec 02

ARMA IM Days was a great success once again – congrats to the planners and organizers of this annual Ottawa/National Capital Region chapter event. This year Candy Strategies had its own booth – a first! I’m always curious to know how records and information managers – especially in public sector – prepare and adapt to change. As a way to...

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Candy Strategies is now an Authorized Education Partner with AIIM

Sep 13

If this blog has been a bit quiet recently, it’s because it was a very busy winter/spring this year. I was doing double-duty for much of it, working full time with AIIM to build their marketing strategy -  as well as working on a major refresh project to revise their flagship ECM course curriculum.  While I wrapped up the marketing contract in May, the...

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Private, Public or Hybrid? It's a Little Less Cloudy Now…

Jul 24

An extremely useful and information-packed webinar was presented today courtesy of Gartner Inc.  The session, called “Private Cloud Computing and the Future of Infrastructure” was delivered by Thomas Bittman, VP and distinguished analyst. The slide deck is available for download at no charge, even for those who are not clients of Gartner. The link to the...

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When Employee Engagement Has a Hollow Ring

Jun 08

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to attend the Canadian Library Association annual conference and trade show,  helping out my friends and former colleagues at AIIM in their booth. Booth duty called, so I missed the keynotes, but did have a chance to catch up with many old friends and former colleagues in the library and archives profession. Face to face...

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I am … a Certified Information Professional

Feb 05

Yes, that’s right. My name is Cheryl, I am a marketer and I’m a CIP. The CIP was launched in late 2011 by AIIM, after working with a group of subject matter experts. Following ISO methodologies, they released a exam intended to test broad knowledge across 6 domain areas in the content and information management space. I had my eye on the...

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New Challenges for 2012: Putting People First

Jan 16

Not exactly “breaking news” anymore, but I am happy and excited to confirm that I accepted the role of VP of Marketing for AIIM.org. I wasn’t looking for a full time gig. My independent consulting work over the last year has been fulfilling, busy and amazingly varied. But…I’ve always been someone who pays attention to the Sliding Door,...

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