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Is Email Hampering Your Employees’ Productivity?

Posted on 21 Oct, 2014 by in Collaboration & productivity | Leave a comment

It won’t be long before the email phobia of Gen Xers and Millennials percolates up to the C-Suite, and by then email will be considered as archaic as the 8-track tape player. Meanwhile, the standard in big corporate and government offices is, unfortunately, death by email. Email is a communications tool employees love to hate.… Read more

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Huddle named a leader in the Aragon Research Globe for Mobile Content Management

Posted on 17 Oct, 2014 by in Huddle news | 2 comments

Huddle has long recognized the fact that today’s workforce needs to securely access and work on files from any location, at any time of day, via whatever device they choose. Rather than being about just file storage, sync and share, people need to be able to work on their documents with everyone they need to… Read more

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Knowledge Management and its Role in the Federal Government

Posted on 16 Oct, 2014 by in Government | Leave a comment

Since the dawn of the services sector, and now the digital and internet age, Knowledge Management (“KM”) has been an often misunderstood topic in the Federal Government. KM is usually associated with the IT field, though it easily encompasses IT and nearly every other branch of a department or agency. KM is simply a practical,… Read more

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Has the G-Cloud Lost Momentum and its Way?

Posted on 15 Oct, 2014 by in Government | Leave a comment

The G-Cloud is without doubt the most hyped and publicised government procurement framework of all time. In fact, I’m not sure that any other contractual vehicle in history has sparked such passion or been regarded as such a significant agent of change as the G-Cloud. Why? Well, to understand that, you have to go back… Read more

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Resetting the Government’s Relationship with Technology: Is it Possible?

Posted on 14 Oct, 2014 by in Collaboration & productivity, Government | Leave a comment

Last week, Liam Maxwell, CTO for the UK government, took to the stage for his keynote at IP Expo. During the session Maxwell not only examined some of the issues with government technology in the past, but also set out his vision for the future. While the sentiment and aims of Maxwell’s speech ring true… Read more

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How to Keep Conversation Flowing Digitally

Posted on 08 Sep, 2014 by in Collaboration & productivity | 1 comment

As companies shift to a cloud-based workplace, communicating with employees and colleagues can become increasingly difficult. The human factor is sometimes forgotten about entirely when communication via digital methods, but it’s important to understand the quality and effect of our communications and ensure that digital conversations have a human element. Humans do benefit from human… Read more

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What’s Your (Mutual) Goal?

Posted on 03 Sep, 2014 by in Collaboration & productivity | Leave a comment

Collaboration is defined as “a working practice whereby individuals work together to a common purpose to achieve business benefit.” This may include, for example, working with a provider to improve your organization’s enterprise portal. The skills you put into practice often have wide applications but they can be difficult to learn, especially if you start… Read more

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Education Is Key: Not Everyone Understands Your Business – Just Ask Cameron Diaz

Posted on 05 Aug, 2014 by in Huddle CEO viewpoint | Leave a comment

Every entrepreneur has been there. You have a great idea, it makes perfect sense to you and your co-founder and then you try and explain it to others and it appears it isn’t quite as straightforward as you thought. This is exactly what I was faced with circa 2006-2007 with Huddle co-founder Andy McLoughlin. We… Read more

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Extranet portal—punching above its weight?

Posted on 24 Jul, 2014 by in Collaboration & productivity | Leave a comment

Ever seen a red squirrel? They’re as rare as hen’s teeth nowadays (enough of the animal analogies). In fact, the red squirrel is so rarely seen and skittish, some believe it’s on its way to becoming extinct. The extranet portal is heading the same way. It sits inside many organizations, rarely seeing the light of… Read more

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Go-Ahead uses Huddle to keep buses on the road and trains on the tracks

Posted on 11 Jul, 2014 by in Customer stories | Leave a comment

Huddle is used in a variety of ways across Go-Ahead, but we originally deployed the cloud collaboration service to manage the complex contract bidding process. Responding to an invitation to tender involves an intense three to four week period, during which Go-Ahead needs to bring together a mix of specialist skills, including internal Go-Ahead staff,… Read more

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SharePoint requirements can bust your budget

Posted on 07 Jul, 2014 by in SharePoint | Leave a comment

Deploying SharePoint is like buying a cheap printer at your local computer store. The low sticker price might tempt you, but once you buy the print cartridges and other peripherals, the costs quickly mount up. And it turns out that discount printer isn’t as easy to use as the sales guy promised either. SharePoint requirements… Read more