Improving SharePoint Lists – Roadmap 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft used the recent SharePoint Conference to introduce numerous improvements to SharePoint lists scheduled for 2018. About one third of these are available now, with the reminder scheduled to be delivered by the end of December 2018.

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Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Lots of companies claim they take out patents to stop competitors from doing so. IBM annoying their competitors for gits and shiggles. Why does Facebook have patents to listen (eavesdrop) through the microphone for ambient sound if they are only using it for uploading your video?

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Use Binoculars, Not a Magnifying Glass

Michael Sampson - Currents

Where could the next unexpected competitor come from? What the leaders in your organisation are saying about strategy, intent, competitor forces and market changes.

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Information Protection: The What

Michael Sampson - Currents

In an organisational context, disclosing financial planning documents or explanations of the forthcoming business strategy moves to a competitor can result in a weakened market position, reduced market valuation, and in the worst case, outright business failure.

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Data Breaches – It’s Not Just Hackers

Michael Sampson - Currents

An employee leaves a firm and takes details on customers to a competitor or to their own new firm in the same market space. In the General Data Protection Regulation and other data protection regulations around the world, data breaches are a topic of concern. In all cases, the regulators do not want data breaches to happen (because it goes against the data protection mandate), and generally speaking, there is a requirement to notify a given authority when a data breach is detected.

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May I Ask a Question?

How to Save the World

Scenario: You just learned that a new competitor for your small business is using cheap overseas labour and exploiting poor environmental standards overseas to offer products and services possibly comparable to yours for half the price. Image from pixabay by Dean Moriarty, CC0.

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Cultural Isomorphism

How to Save the World

New Yorker cover by Charles E Martin from September 11, 1971.

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