Why Johnny can’t collaborate

Personal agendas versus online collaboration platforms As a technical writer, I am a believer in online collaboration. The launch of an online collaboration platform starts off with the best of intentions but seems to collapse like a house of cards when it hits a technical, … “Why Johnny can’t collaborate”

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Save minutes by not taking meeting minutes

Image by Stock.xchng user: svilen001 When was the last time you read meeting minutes? We all attend meetings and take notes in our different ways but the concept of meeting minutes still lingers on as part of much organization’s bureaucracy. While working with clients in the … “Save minutes by not taking meeting minutes”

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Online collaboration needs culture before technology

Image by stock.xchng user: juliaf It’s culture before platform choice… I’ve been writing about collaboration platforms off and on for a while now.Even I find myself getting lost in the technology choices at times. This after having to make SharePoint and other collaboration tools have to function … “Online collaboration needs culture before technology”

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Define BYOD for your organization

Apple stock art Bring your own definition…along with your device. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is becoming one of the more important technology and business trends of out time as it enables employees to bring the devices they want to use into work to access enterprise resources … “Define BYOD for your organization”

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Why the backlash against “government writers”?

Image by Jacob Creswick via Unsplash.com One of the disturbing trends I’m seeing on this job hunt are employers who don’t want “government writers” for their projects. After being laid off from a position with a government contractor last year, I came across such references … “Why the backlash against “government writers”?”

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