Modern Workplace

Why users hate SharePoint

Kiefer Consulting built our reputation as a “SharePoint Shop”. We have encountered both SharePoint advocates and SharePoint “haters”. The wide range opinions about SharePoint are oftentimes influenced by implementation. Good implementations of SharePoint connect users to information in the flow of work. But, what we often encounter is poorly configured instances of SharePoint and untrained …

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The benefit of a consulting firm with full-time, benefited staff

The IT Consulting industry offers a very valuable service to the customers that they serve.  Consultants can help you complete an important IT project that can’t be completed with existing staff.  Consultants can bring specific expertise that will help your organization successfully complete an IT project Consultants can work as the independent third-party that can …

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App Showcase Telework App

Kiefer’s team of Modern Workplace consultants are experienced business analysts that work collaboratively with clients to help customers solve business challenges and improve processes. The Telework App is just one example of what Kiefer can build using Microsoft PowerApps. Last year, as organizations began to experiment with hybrid work options, many struggled with being able …

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Kiefer is headed to the Microsoft 365 Conference

After 2 years of virtual conferences and meetings, a small group of Kiefer team members are headed to the Microsoft 365 Conference. Our team of Microsoft 365 experts are excited about learning more about Microsoft’s vision for Microsoft Viva, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Power Platform. So much has happened over the last couple …

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The Low Code – No Code Revolution.

Well I’m not sure what to really call it, but let’s just call it what it is, a “low-code no-code revolution”. For years, business transformation was at the direction of IT and executive leadership. Now, with Microsoft’s Power Platform, users with low to moderate technical skills can create applications, automate processes, and explore data on …

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Assessing and modernizing your intranet

An organization’s intranet is the place where employees can go for trusted, published content. Over the last couple of years, as employees have moved to hybrid or fully remote, the intranet is increasingly important. Intranets is how workers stay informed about relevant happenings within the organization. In 2019, the Kiefer team attempted to create a …

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