user experience

Posted on October 9, 2013 by

Forget the User – Think About the Next User

If you know me, or if you know my history, you know that I haven’t always placed an emphasis on “user experience.” I was more concerned with just making things work. Then I met Jill Hart at iPhoneDevCon and I got religion about user experience. I took a class taught by Bob Larriveeand I realized that you can Read More

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Posted on September 9, 2013 by

Scanning to SharePoint: A brave new world

Hopefully the salesmen who have tried to sell me Capture solutions over the years aren’t reading this blog; if any are, I’m sorry. I have been telling those guys for years that: “We don’t use forms and we really don’t have a need for hardware or software to scan into SharePoint.” I lied. OK, I Read More

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Posted on March 12, 2013 by

SharePoint vs. Excel: Doing Battle Again

Every time someone comes to me with a system that they have built in Excel and asks me for help making it better, I feel like Steve McGarrett in his perennial battle with Wo Fat. Inevitably, that “system” is a list of stuff loosely arranged in row-column order. Also inevitably, when I suggest moving the system Read More

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Posted on May 21, 2012 by

Letting SharePoint Shine – Part 1

We have been spending quite a bit of time lately working with the various ways that SharePoint can interact with a SQL Server for displaying, adding and editing rows of structured data. Initially, we were hoping to extend SharePoint’s reach and save ourselves some time by quickly developing SharePoint-based solutions for tasks that would otherwise Read More

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Posted on April 18, 2012 by

Taking the next step

If you follow this blog, or even if you drop in from time to time, you know two things about our SharePoint implementation – we have had some success, and much work remains. Given that situation, this might not seem like the time to be more aggressive with our SharePoint goals, but I think it Read More

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