Brad George to speak on SharePoint

Brad George will speak at the upcomming Professional Development Summit (www.pdsummit.ca). Here is what he will be talking about:

SharePoint – A Revolution or Just Plain Revolting (Brad George)

Have you ever thought…

I wish I didn’t have to open a browser every time I go to my SharePoint project site, or
I wish my documents would work like they do on my file system, or
I still can’t find my documents in SharePoint, or
I wish I didn’t have to click 10 places to see my project data, or
I wish I could synchronize my MS Project schedule with SharePoint, or
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Neat Outlook trick

I use a little trick with Outlook signatures, and from what I gather from talking to a few folks, not too many people do this.

Do you find yourself sending the same email over and over again to different people (“We’ll keep your resume on file”, “Here are the directions to our office”, etc.)?

What I do is keep these messages as an Outlook signature, and just call them up whenever I need them. It is a lot easier than trying to find old emails with the same message. And there doesn’t seem to be any limit to the size. Plus it keeps you “on message”, and you can tweak the text if you need to.

CRM Software Improves Customer Service

There are three types of people: those who can count and those who can’t.

Or so goes the old mathematician’s joke.

Counting and keeping track of things is a very human thing to do. We want to know where we stand.

For years, companies have been able to accurately track their accounting via computerized programs.  But many other things relating to their customers were either tracked manually or via spreadsheets, neither of which are integrated with business processes.

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