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We are very excited to introduce this week’s Friday Feature— @John White! John is CTO and co-founder of UnlimitedViz, a SharePoint and Business Intelligence services provider and ISV. John has been an MVP Office Servers and Services since 2011. Check out

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Sometimes adoption tactics don’t play out quite like you planned. While we’d rather hear about your successes, we know that driving end-users to adopt new technology is challenging. Share your stories here about what hasn’t worked.

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In this week’s adoption case study series, we look at two different ‘extreme’ approaches – one organic approach with limited training that encouraged end-users to discover and one that forced end-users into using the new technology. Check out our post here

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We are very excited to introduce this week’s Friday Feature— @Loryan Strant! Loryan recently started his own consultancy, The Cloud Mouth, aimed at helping companies through their cloud transformations. He has received 6 MVP Awards in Office Servers and S

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One of the keys to driving adoption is setting goals and measuring success through qualitative and quantitative measures. Check out our post and list of resources for ways to better measure adoption success in the Driving Adoption space! Share with us how

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Introducing our second post in the Adoption Case Study series. Last week, we shared about a company who approached adoption as a marketing campaign. This week, we’re featuring a company that approached adoption with an outsourcing approach, bringing in mu

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We are excited to introduce this week’s Friday Feature—  @Melanie Hohertz! Melanie is an Online Communications Lead for Cargill, owning adoption, engagement, measurement and value for online company-wide initiatives. She received her first MVP Award in Of

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As we discussed in our post last week, taking on a marketing approach seems to be an effective way to drive end user adoption. This week, we’re getting tactical. What creative ways have you seen used to drive adoption? Check out these videos introducing c

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The pace of technological change is rapid. However, the approach to managing change, ironically, seems to stay relatively constant. Check out this post featuring a Harvard Business Review Article from 1985! While the technology references are outdated, th

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You'll appreciate this then: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7jlEghfk3I
Clearly no change management. Not even a quick reference card!

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In April, we want to continue featuring our MVPs! This Friday, we are excited to introduce @Nuno Silva. Nuno is an Infrastructure Services Manager based in Portugal. He has more than 19 years of experience in IT and was awarded his first MVP award in 2014

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As part of our April focus on end-user adoption, we wanted to share some ways that other companies are approaching adoption. Read our first post in the Adoption Case Study series about how one company approached end-user adoption as a marketing campaign (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Driving-Adoption/Case-Study-1-Adoption-as-a-Marketing-Campaign/m-p/59980#M238

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Found this informative research done by "451 Research" on businesse butives and end user adoption towards cloud. Hope we have more to discuss on this..

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One of the key challenges organisations face when they start to move into more responsive ways of working is that traditional planning models become a barrier. We can't do anything to realise new opportunities when the KPIs and the resources are fixed.

 

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This month, we will be focusing Tech Community conversations around End User Adoption - specifically the Driving Adoption community. Come on over and join the conversation! Our first post (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Driving-Adoption/Where-Does-End-User-Adoption-Start/m-p/59316#M233

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Look forward to joining in the discussion in the End User Adoption community

Chatbots. Love them? Hate them? Where is this all going?

 

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To me the strongest argument for chat bots is their use within messaging apps like Weibo and WhatsApp. There a huge growth in the time people spend in these apps, so ther

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If one day you can't even tell if it's human or not, what's the concern @Cary Siemers and @António Pedro Cunha Santos?

 

It begs the question why people are building these

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Theres certainly something odd about engaging a chatbot. I like the idea of using it as a channel for self-service; I also like the idea of using it as a quirky marketing... Read More

No thanks!

I prefer human interactions, not technologically forced. I'm sure someday I'll be chatting with one and won't know the difference. But still don't like the idea

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Not sure either to love them or to hate them!

 

Chatboots, even with the usage of AI, will have some "hard time" dealing with all the text "adaptations" humans tend to make

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