How Nintex has Boosted Our Productivity

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 O365Continue reading “How Nintex has Boosted Our Productivity”

Start a User Group

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 haveContinue reading “Start a User Group”

Train Before You Buy, Why More Automation Platforms Should Offer Training

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 theContinue reading “Train Before You Buy, Why More Automation Platforms Should Offer Training”

Setting up Team Sites and Publishing Sites.

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 includeContinue reading “Setting up Team Sites and Publishing Sites.”

Planning for next year’s project? Listen to your end users.

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 getContinue reading “Planning for next year’s project? Listen to your end users.”

Two Words: Requirements. Gathering.

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 BusinessContinue reading “Two Words: Requirements. Gathering.”

Hello, World!

Hello! My name is Ashley. After spending many years working around various careers I’ve stumbled upon a great topic (SharePoint) that I can get excited about to teach people about, and find myself spending countless hours trying to learn more about. In the spring of 2015 I was invited to begin attending meetings with myContinue reading “Hello, World!”