Understanding a return on investment can drive excitement through the organization about recent purchases, trainings, etc. Throughout my everyday work I don't take much time to think about Nintex's overall value to our organization, I just love working on the product and building. As an organization we have benefitted quite well from deploying the O365 … Continue reading How Nintex has Boosted Our Productivity
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Wow has it been a whirlwind end/beginning of the year! I've been wrapping up a large project, which means my entire organization is on SharePoint/O365 to some capacity. How cool is that!! I guess if your job depends on it.. then it's amazing. So with that being said it's created quite a stir... people have … Continue reading Start a User Group
An unexpected request to start using a proof of concept immediately has helped our project team gain goodwill with a stakeholder we were nervous about implementation outcomes.
After spending the past week working through the intricacies of training on Nintex it is evident that more automation platforms need to take the time to train potential buyers. While offering a demo is a great way to get organizations introduced, it doesn't give much overall value of understanding the nuances that each of the … Continue reading Train Before You Buy, Why More Automation Platforms Should Offer Training
TEKDOG is a passionate little company based out of Columbus, Ohio. I have felt comfortable navigating, creating, and automating various business use cases within Nintex and SharePoint.
When I'm approached and asked to just "spin up a site" I stop and ask my end users a few questions. Many users may find themselves confused about what they are looking for. I find it difficult to also shut down someone's enthusiasm to use SharePoint. It takes some time to work through your end users wishes. I'll include … Continue reading Setting up Team Sites and Publishing Sites.
A quick change in SharePoint to inherit your parent site's features and feel.
It's that time of the year again, strategic planning. Personally, I enjoy this time of the year. The organization as a whole gets to join together and talk through goals, needs, and pain points. Hopefully this isn't the moment when you are beginning to gather your project ideas. If it is, that's okay just get … Continue reading Planning for next year’s project? Listen to your end users.
Want to clear a room out fast? Mention free pizza. Want to clear a room out fast, and not have a single person come back? Mention requirements gathering. This trend is ongoing and it really doesn't matter what field of work you find yourself in. Requirements gathering is the necessary evil that exists for Business … Continue reading Two Words: Requirements. Gathering.