Training vs Adoption is a common confusion. This article is about driving Office 365 adoption. These concepts are valid for any technology adoption which involves business users. Training is a subset of Adoption. But often, the only thing customers do for adoption is a few training programs. Adoption means effective and full utilization of the right features and tools in the right business context – across the organization. Learn more (7 min).
This year, I thought of posting many simple, but highly efficient best practices as New Year Resolutions on LinkedIn.
Here is the list. Each one is just one image and a brief description. Have a look and let me know your feedback.
I recently conducted a highly appreciated session at a CIO event in Mumbai. This 45 minute video is a MUST WATCH for every CIO and IT professional who is involved in effective utilization of Office and Office 365.
You can download it from HERE (46 MB WMV video).
When you click on this link, the video will try to play from OneDrive. But it WILL NOT PLAY. Click the Download button on that page, download it locally and then run it in full screen mode. If you like it, please share it with your colleagues and friends.
The recording resolution is intentionally low to keep the file size small. Some colors may show banding. But it is good enough resolution as a reference.
Do post your feedback as comments on this blog article.
This has been a problem even before Office 365 was introduced. When it comes to ANY office product, there is NOBODY responsible for implementing it fully and ensuring that there is effective utilization.
Photo by W. L. King, Millersberg, Ohio; by courtesy of Military Intelligence Div., General Staff, U.S. Army.
In my opinion this is the worst Worst Practice. The full list is available here. Here I will discuss why phased release is bad and provide a better approach. The primary objective is to increase efficiency across the organization rapidly using the integrated Office 365 platform. Your inputs are most welcome.
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Estimated reading time 8 min.
Office 365 is becoming popular.
Deploying it is easy. But effective adoption and full utilization is not.
Here is how you manage all the stakeholders while driving adoption.
Estimated reading time 7 min
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This is the continuation of the article Basic vs. Advanced – the psychological deterrent to efficient Office usage! It is difficult to teach thousands of features to thousands of users. But there is a different approach available – Imparting Generic Skills rather than specific skills. Let us explore the completely ignored dropdown.
Let us explore and find out more about it with an example.