Participating in June 2014 #CollabTalk TweetJam SharePoint UX

I am glad to be part of the next Metalogix TweetJam on SharePoint UX, scheduled for June 26th at 9am Pacific/12pm Eastern

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The questions we will be discussing are:

“Making the SharePoint User Experience More Sticky”

  • What are the biggest problems with the SharePoint user experience?
  • What are the back-end issues that inhibit the SharePoint UX?
  • Responsive vs Designed (device channels) – what do customers prefer?
  • What 3 recent or vNext features will most improve the SharePoint UX?
  • How important is Yammer to the SharePoint UX roadmap?
  • After Oslo and Office Graph, what are your predictions for the SharePoint UX?
  • How do you measure the ROI on SharePoint UX improvements?

Participating in April 2014 #CollabTalk TweetJam on Social Influence

I am glad to be part of the next Metalogix TweetJam on Social influence, scheduled for April 29th at 9am Pacific / 12pm Eastern focusing on the theme of “Microsoft’s Strategy for Social Influence”

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The questions we will be discussing are listed below:

“Microsoft’s Strategy for Social Influence”

  • Q1: How is social influence impacting collaboration and search?
  • Q2: Is social influence important within the enterprise?
  • Q3: How are organizations tracking and measuring social influence?
  • Q4: What are your thoughts on Microsoft’s social roadmap?
  • Q6: What are the logical “next steps” for OfficeGraph?
  • Q7: Is social changing the direction of Microsoft’s business and productivity platforms


The panel will include:

  • Noah Sparks (@noahsparks), community success manager at Yammer
  • Marwan Tarek (@marwantarek), SharePoint MVP and principal technology strategist at BrightStarr
  • Naomi Moneypenny (@nmoneypenny), cto at ManyWorlds
  • Jussi Mori (@JussiMori), SharePoint MVP, social expert and consultant at Peaches Industries
  • Joel Oleson (@joeloleson), enterprise strategist and evangelist at ViewDo Labs
  • Barry Jinks (@BJinks), founder and ceo at Colligo
  • Steve Nguyen (@espnguyen), community success manager at Yammer
  • Dan Barker (@barkingd), global product manager at Dell Software
  • Jeff Shuey (@Jshuey), director of strategic alliances at Gimmal
  • Benjamin Niaulin (@bniaulin), SharePoint MVP and evangelist at ShareGate
  • Geoff Varosky (@gvaro), senior consultant at Jornata
  • Christian Buckley (@buckleyplanet), SharePoint MVP and chief evangelist at Metalogix

Participating in Metalogix January TweetJam: Mobile, Apps, and the Future of Collaboration

The questions we will be discussing this month include:

Extending Collaboration through Mobility

  • What are your predictions for mobility in 2014?
  • How important is mobility to your collaboration strategy, and why?
  • What are some examples of leading mobility solutions? Who is doing it well?
  • What 3 things should a company consider when developing mobility solutions?
  • What business problems or scenarios are a good fit for the app model?
  • What issues are companies experiencing when moving solutions to the app model?
  • How will/should companies manage security and governance around enterprise apps?
  • How do you rate Microsoft’s app strategy (1 thru 10, 10 being best) and why?

If you’re new to the tweetjam model, it’s fairly simple: using Twitter and a shared hash tag, a panel discusses a series of questions over the course of an hour, with other members of the community jumping in and joining the conversation in real-time. You can follow along with the tweetjam on Twitter by following the #CollabTalk hash tag, or you can go to to watch live or review comments after the event.

It will be on Tuesday 28th January 5-6 PM GMT

I will be joining a great panel of experts:

  • Antonio Maio (@antoniomaio2), consultant and SharePoint MVP
  • Barry Jinks (@bjinks), ceo of Colligo
  • Mark Kashman (@mkashman), product marketing manager at Microsoft
  • Chris Beckett (@teknirvana), founder of obeflow and SharePoint MCM
  • Joe Herres (@HE_MobileEntree), evp products and services at H3 Solutions
  • Trevor Hellebuyck (@thellebuyck), cto at Metalogix
  • Eric Riz (@rizinsights), evp at Concatenate and SharePoint MVP
  • Michael Greth (@mysharepoint), SharePoint specialist and community leader, SharePoint MVP
  • Chris McNulty (@cmcnulty2000), CTO at Dell Software and SharePoint MVP
  • Wendy Neal (@sharepointwendy), architect, developer and evangelist
  • Jason Ruthkoski (@jasonruthkoski), team lead, portals and collaboration at Slalom Consulting
  • Christian Buckley (@buckleyplanet) as host, evangelist at Metalogix and SharePoint MVP

Participating in Axceler’s second TweetJam: Aligning ECM and Social Collaboration Strategies

On July 17th I will be participating as one of the panelists for Axceler’s second TweetJam.

This TweetJam will focus on Aligning ECM and Social Collaboration Strategies:

  1. Is traditional Enterprise Content Management (ECM) dead?
  2. What have been the impacts, if any, of social collaboration on your company or clients?
  3. Are you moving from a structured ECM model to amore unstructured, social collaboration model?
  4. Is social collaboration impacting your company culture? If so, how?
  5. What is the key to end user engagement in the enterprise?
  6. What three things are critical to making ECM and social collaboration work together?
  7. What does the future of enterprise collaboration look like?

I will be joined by a bunch of great experts on enterprise social networking and collaboration:

  • Marwan Tarek (@marwantarek), SharePoint MVP and principal consultant at BrightStarr
  • Mark Fidelman (@markfidelman), Forbes columnist, author, and ceo of Evolve! Inc.
  • Jeff Shuey (@jshuey), director of alliances at WinShuttle, SMC Seattle board member, esq.
  • Emilie Doolittle (@emijoa), product marketing at Tibbr
  • Nick Inglis (@nickinglis), director of professional development at
  • Donna Shaw (@donnasueshaw), principal product manager at Axceler, formerly part of the SharePoint social experiences product management team at Microsoft
  • Eric Riz (@rizinsights), SharePoint MVP and evp at Concatenate, Inc.
  • Lance Shaw (@ltshaw711), sr. principal product marketing director, Oracle WebCenter Content
  • Jeff Willinger (@jwillie), director of social computing at Rightpoint
  • Chris Riley (@hoardinginfo), technology evangelist at CloudShare
  • Cliff Pollan (@cliffpollan), ceo at Postwire
  • Dan O’Leary (@danieloleary), solution architect at Box
  • With your host Christian Buckley (@buckleyplanet), SharePoint MVP and evangelist for Axceler

Check the details here TweetJam: Aligning ECM and Social Collaboration Strategies

Update: Please check the TweetJam summary Moving Between ECM and Social Collaboration Models on #CollabTalk