Web collaboration consultant, public speaker and Microsoft Press Author. @resing on twitter

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New Opportunities

New Opportunities

After two and a half years in Sales Engineering at Jive Software, I’m exploring what’s next for me. I’ve enjoyed my time as both a Subject Matter Expert on SharePoint and as a Field Sales Engineer. And now, it’s time to move one. At Jive, I’ve had the opportunity to work with leaders across the company. I consulted and co-produced work with IT, Engineering, Product Management and Product Marketing. As I visited and collaborated with different groups, I was also learning how […]

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Don’t Talk. Or, Listen to Improve Communications.

Don’t Talk. Or, Listen to Improve Communications.

One day more than 30 years ago, John Francis stopped talking. And a funny thing happened next. As he says it, “I started listening. For the first time in a long time.” Walk the earth … my 17-year vow of silence Quiet Quiet was the theme of the Ted Radio Hour episode I listened today. It really struck me how important quiet is to communications. How can you listen if you can’t hear? John Francis took it to the extreme. […]

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Social Intranet Resources Needed

Social Intranet Resources Needed

Search google or Amazon for the words “social intranet” and you won’t find a lot of great resources. Why is that? I started a conversation on twitter today asking a similar question and was lucky to have a number of very experienced intranet developers respond. Who Cares? When I do a search for “social intranet” on the Jive Community, I see a totally different picture. Consulting companies are talking about it: Making Good on the Social Intranet Promise, by Wes Goldstein, […]

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Why Jive?

Why Jive?

Jive is the most compelling web software I’ve come across. Maybe I should just stop there. I’ve been meaning to write a post to answer why I have chosen Jive Software for awhile. I’ve started the post in my head hundreds of times but never written it. Since joining Jive last year, I’ve gotten the question many times and answered in many different ways. Committing it to the written word was too permanent for something that was ever changing in […]

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SharePoint Conference Keynote to be Live Streamed

The keynote address Monday by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and VP of SharePoint Jeff Teper will be streamed live from the conference website www.mssharepointconference.com.   Follow the Conference RSS Feed for updates like these straight from the organizers.   Also note, if you are attending the conference in person, note that WiFi will be off during the keynote Monday. If you want to live blog or tweet, you’ll need a cellular modem.   Are you excited about the announcements at […]

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Recent Twitter News Related to Government Emergency Management

  My Recent Tweets and this news: Twitter Sued Over Emergency Tweets “Alerting the public about a fire, hurricane or traffic accident on Twitter is an unlawful tweet.” Using Twitter in a Crisis: Effective Government Communication Tools Webinar Seminar cost $199 Twitter Outage Raises Concerns for Government “most agree concerns about Twitter’s reliability and security have become more impactful, especially as some police and fire departments have begun to "tweet" updates about potential hazards like the locations of car accidents […]

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