Fresh Ideas are Bloomin’ All Over…

Sep 21

I’m really pleased to announce that Candy Strategies has engaged in an advisory partnership with the team at ifridge & Company. The principals at ifridge – Daniel Kraft and Stefanie Lightman were two of my trusted colleagues and collaborators during the formation of the OpenText Enterprise 2.0, or “Bloom” initiative in 2008-2009. The mission of...

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A Community of Communities*…Learning from Open Source

Aug 31

Fact: the word “community” has been used and abused in recent years as every “brand” and its dog strives to better “engage” its customers and cultivate a more “social business”. As an ECM practitioner, marketer, writer and researcher I have both contributed to and criticized some of this thinking. When I left the...

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Well… I Got Friends in Lo Places….

Aug 17

Update! AIIM will be offering 6 CRM credits for attendance at the Social Business Conference. For those participants planning to attend the Ottawa in-person event hosted at the OpenText facilities, we’ll ensure that you have the opportunity to log-in, and we’ll report back on your attendance to AIIM HQ. You must register for the conference at the AIIM...

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AIIM Ottawa – Microsoft SharePoint and Information Governance – June Event

Jun 19

Once again, a big thanks to the 54 attendees and presenters at last week’s AIIM Ottawa event.  The Toronto First Canadian Chapter team has been a wonderful support for the Ottawa planning team for our first two events. The June 15 session featured speakers Blair Cribb (Microsoft Canada) and Nick Kellett (CTO of StoneShare) on the topic of Information...

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New Guest Blog Series – AIIM Social Business Community

Jun 14

As a long time fan of the AIIM Expert Blogger site, I’m pretty excited to be invited to do a semi-regular contribution to the Social Business community. The first contribution, “Transparency: Two-Way Street or Two-Way Mirror” was posted today. If you haven’t yet checked out the site, I encourage you to do so today. Tell them Cheryl sent...

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Sales Cycle Theatre – Unlearning the FUD

Jun 11

(Originally posted at - The first in a series of “Unlearning the FUD” posts… kudos to James Governor of Redmonk for the blog subtitle idea) I’ve used the phrase “Sales Cycle Theatre” a few times in recent months. Most often I am immediately forced to follow it up with a “but you can’t steal it until I blog...

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Information Governance and SharePoint: Planning for Success

Jun 09

SharePoint, SharePoint, SharePoint. It’s difficult not to talk about Microsoft’s offering in the collaborative document management / ECM space. Attendees of the first AIIM Ottawa seminar in May put SharePoint at the top of the list for topics of interest. So we’re listening. The 2nd meeting of the First Canadian Chapter Ottawa branch will be...

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