Modern Workplace

Woman meeting with a colleague using Microsoft Teams

Should I use SharePoint or Teams to collaborate?

When Microsoft Teams was introduced in March 2017, many wondered when and why you would use it. The Kiefer team has built a strong reputation in helping organizations collaborate using Microsoft SharePoint. Beginning in 2017, many of our clients have asked when they should use Microsoft Teams and when they should be using SharePoint. While …

Should I use SharePoint or Teams to collaborate? Read More »

Why users don’t like SharePoint.

SharePoint can be used to improve communication and collaboration across the organization, however, we have found that some users just don’t like SharePoint. Next year SharePoint will celebrate a milestone birthday. Introduced in 2001, SharePoint will turn 20 years old! As a consulting firm with a very mature SharePoint consulting practice, we can say with …

Why users don’t like SharePoint. Read More »

Person working on a laptop near a window in a home.

Making a Case for a Chat Bot.

A conversation with Kiefer consultants yield some thoughtful insights about chat bot development, cognitive services, artificial intelligence and more. When our consultants discuss solutions with clients, we focus on the problems that the solution will solve. Artificial intelligence, cognitive services and bot technologies certainly have the “cool” factor, but do they have a business application? …

Making a Case for a Chat Bot. Read More »

State Capitol of California in Sacramento

Making the Case for Upgrading to a Microsoft 365 G5 Plan.

Why it might be the right time for Microsoft Government Community Cloud (GCC) subscribers to consider moving from G3 to G5. The times they are a changin’. Has your Microsoft 365 license kept up? The modern workplace of today looks a lot different than it did just five months ago. No matter your license level, …

Making the Case for Upgrading to a Microsoft 365 G5 Plan. Read More »